Favorite Places & Spaces
Romantic Shabby & Vintage
Chicago, pretty awesome picture
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Gaudi. Barcelona Spain. Casa Milà better known as La Pedrera, meaning the 'The Quarry',built during the years 1905–1910, being considered officially completed in 1912.
Gothic Study at Hearst Castle (detail) © Michael de la PAZ (Photographer. San Gabriel, California) aka mykdelapaz via flickr. Architect, Julia Morgan. San Simeon, California, USA ... The law requires that you 1. Credit the artist, 2. List/Link directly to artist's website. If you're fair, you care. http://pinterest.com/picturebooklove/how-to-pin-responsibly/
Gothic Study at Hearst Castle, California
Saint Chapelle, Paris, France - This Gothic chapel is considered one of the highest achievements of the Rayonnant period. It's most prominent feature is the upper level, which is encompassed by floor-to-ceiling stained glass windows. My Art History I teacher described her experience here as "being inside of a jewelry box"
"At its peak in the mid-12th century, Cahokia was by far the largest native community in North America. Smaller settlements shared similar features, including platform mounds, large plazas, and protective stockades." Art: Greg Harlin. Sources: Bill Iseminger and Mark Esarey, Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site; John Kelly, Washington University in St. Louis
The Cahokia Mounds: "One of the greatest cities of the world, Cahokia was larger than London was in AD 1250" "Cahokia Mounds is just fifteen minutes east of St. Louis, Missouri"