Archive for June, 2010

Palace of Culture and Science Warsaw

The Palace of Culture and Science is an imposing building located at the heart of Warsaw in Poland. It is considered as the tallest building in Poland and the eighth tallest in the European Union. It held the title as the tallest building in Europe from 1955 to 1957. This building was originally to be

Riverside Church

The Riverside Church is an interdenominational church located in Harlem in New York City. It is a notable landmark in the city famous for its striking Gothic architecture. It is also considered as the tallest church in the United States and 26th overall in the world. Riverside Church History The ecumenical Riverside Church has its

Millennium Tower San Francisco

The Millennium Tower is a relatively new highrise residential building located in San Francisco, California. This Late Modernist style skyscraper and its blue gray glass exterior was completed in 2009. It is currently considered as the tallest residential building in San Francisco. It was given a place in the Top 10 for the 2009 Emporis

Almas Tower

The Almas Tower is a super tall skyscraper located in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates or UAE. This impressive structure was recently built and completed to become the second tallest building in Dubai after the current world leader, the Burj Khalifa. The name for the building, “Almas”, is Arabic for diamond. It currently is

Burgos Cathedral

Burgos Cathedral is a unique and striking Gothic-style cathedral located in Burgos, Spain. It has become quite famous for its sheer size and unique architecture. The Burgos Cathedral was also included in the World Heritage List of UNESCO in 1984. It is considered to be one of the best cathedrals found in Spain. Burgos Cathedral