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Architecture (aka Pretty Buildings)

Right now, all manner of buildings - any architectural style, residential or commercial... But someday we may spin off other boards if we find a lot of any one particular thing.

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Prentice Women’s Hospital: A Eulogy

The Great Gatsby Mansions, Part II: Long Island’s Lost Gilded Age Mansions

The Great Gatsby Mansions: Real-Life Homes That Inspired the Book and Film

National Trust blogger Lauren Walser says: "One of my favorite buildings along Wilshire Boulevard, the 1929 Art Deco landmark Bullocks Wilshire Building was originally a luxury department store — one of the first department stores to migrate out of downtown. It closed in the early 1990s, and today, after an extensive restoration, it is occupied by Southwestern Law School."

[Slideshow] Exploring Iconic Wilshire Boulevard

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[Slideshow] Touring Los Angeles’ Modern Skyline

Fire Island Modernist: Horace Gifford’s “Architecture of Seduction”

The Texas Capitol Building at Night

15 Bizarre and Incredible Building Design

Old barn reassembled and turned into a modern home.

The Geisel Library at University of California San Diego made California Home + Design's list of "25 Buildings to Demolish Right Now." We disagree.

Preservation Round-Up: Demolition Edition

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HOA told a man that he couldn't fly the American flag in his yard. So, he turned his house into an American flag. I salute you, sir.

HOA tells Man he can't fly the American Flag so...

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Heurich House in DC

so classic

Marina Towers - Chicago

William & Sara Hancock House 1734, Hancocks Bridge, Salem County, New Jersey

Statues of Cain and Abel at the Lake County Courthouse in Painesville, Ohio.

"Ice cube" house...

Elizabeth Barnwell Gough House, Beaufort, South Carolina, 1789.

Seattle Public Library

Purple Victorian, San Francisco

Bannerman's Island, Hudson River, NY

Louis Sullivan's National Farmers' Bank in Owatonna Minnesota. Known as "the jewel box of the prarie".

now, that's a log cabin with a capital L. O. G. !!

Neon. Route 66 Diner, Albuquerque, NM.