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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Bask in the Enormous Glass Walls and Inviting Blue Pool of This 1962 Modern in Trousdale - New to Market - Curbed LA

Bask in the Enormous Glass Walls and Inviting Blue Pool of This 1962 Modern in Trousdale

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Love these Eastlake style Victorians. Inspiration for my Haight-Ashbury hippie house/bakery miniature project. ;-)

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Spiral staircase at State Capitol Law Library in Des Moines, Iowa • photo: Jason Mrachina on Flickr

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#architecture #design #Frank_Lloyd_Wright @N17DG

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Take a look inside the Lombard Plantation House -- one of the last 19th-century plantation houses still in existence inside New Orleans' city limits!

[Photos] Une Belle Maison: The Lombard Plantation House

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Kaintuckeean: Victory for the People: People's Bank

Victory for the People: People's Bank

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Curvy Balconies Define a Slightly Off-Center Building in Monterrey - Adventures in Architecture - Curbed National

Curvy Balconies Define a Slightly Off-Center Building in Monterrey

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Pandora Media Offices | abastudio / Andrew Bartle Architects; Photo: Durston Saylor Photography | Archinect

Pandora Media Offices | abastudio / Andrew Bartle Architects

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Original Entrance of the Historic Calhoun-Thornwell House in Atlanta. Built in 1923, it is called "The Pink Castle"..

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Converted Lighthouse in Harlingen historic docks - Near the City Centre.

Entertainment Designer - Theme Park Design & Museum News

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Look at how gorgeous this staircase is! I love the wrought iron railing. I have always wanted a spiral staircase in my home. We are getting a new home on May, hopefully we can incorporate something like this.

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Silver Falls State Park, Oregon

Silver Falls State Park, Oregon

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The grand gothic style Sorg Mansion in Middletown Ohio has similarities to castles and bell towers. The mansion is surrounded by beautiful gardens. | www.gettothebc.com | Butler County, Ohio

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San Francisco Sunrise

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Let these Amazing Architectural Playhouses Transport You Back to Childhood - Parenting Handbook - Curbed National

Let these Amazing Architectural Playhouses Transport You Back to Childhood

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Al Capone's cell at the Eastern State Penitentiary. Via History In Pictures (@historyepics)

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Interior Design / Architecture | Louis Kahn, Kimbell Art Museum.

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St. Louis City Museum's seven story slide.

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North Fork Yachats River Covered Bridge, Oregon Coast

Sleepy Hollow by Steven Michael | 500px

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Are you a word nerd looking to learn more #architecture related vocab? Check out today's Preservation Glossary! The word of the day is parapet.

[Preservation Glossary] Today’s Word: Parapet

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Inspiral, Eric James Leffler

Inspiral

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The ceiling of the Seelbach Hilton Hotel lobby in #Louisville #Kentucky. #SavingPlaces #ThisPlaceMatters #LouisvilleIG #Kentucky #hilton #ceiling #skylight #arch

Saving Places on Instagram: “The ceiling of the Seelbach Hilton Hotel lobby in #Louisville #Kentucky. #SavingPlaces #ThisPlaceMatters #LouisvilleIG #Kentucky #hilton…”

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Here at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, we are celebrating National Library Week by highlighting some of our favorite libraries that have been adapted from historic buildings! First up is Slover Library in Norfolk, Virginia. Named after former Mayor Colonel Samuel Slover, this public library is a combination of modern architecture and the restored 115 year old Seaboard Building next door. Built in 1908, the Seaboard formerly served as Norfolk's city hall, an appellate courthous...

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LBJ Presidential Library - Austin, TX. A splash of modernism on a Sunday morning, courtesy of architect Gordon Bunshaft. #savingplaces #austin #lbj #library #modernism #architecture #modernarchitecture

Saving Places on Instagram: “LBJ Presidential Library - Austin, TX. A splash of modernism on a Sunday morning, courtesy of architect Gordon Bunshaft. #savingplaces…”

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Magnificent $950K Dome Home Spins at the Push of a Button - House of the Day - Curbed National

Magnificent $950K Dome Home Spins at the Push of a Button

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