Archive for March, 2011

AON Center Chicago

AON Center is a modern skyscraper located in the Chicago Loop in Chicago, Illinois. It was first known as the Standard Oil Building when it was first opened. It is currently the third tallest building in Chicago, with only the Willis Tower and the Trump International Hotel and Tower surpassing it in terms of height. […]

Centre Georges Pompidou

Centre Georges Pompidou is a large art complex located in the Beaubourg area in the city of Paris in France. It houses the Musee National d’Art Moderne, which is the largest museum for modern art in Europe and the IRCAM, which is a center for music and acoustic research. The complex also houses a vast […]

St. Isaac's Cathedral

St. Isaac’s Cathedral is a Russian Orthodox cathedral located in St. Petersburg, Russia. It is one of the tallest of the Eastern Orthodox churches and the largest in the city. The cathedral is dedicated to St. Isaac of Dalmatia who was the patron saint of Peter the Great of Russia. St. Isaac’s Cathedral History St. […]

8 Spruce Street Tower

The 8 Spruce Street Tower is a 76-story skyscraper that is located in the New York City borough of Manhattan. The name of the building actually also tells of its address in the city, which is just south of City Hall Plaza and the Brooklyn Bridge. Also originally known as the Beekman Tower, 8 Spruce […]

Renaissance Center

The Renaissance Center is a skyscraper complex located in Downtown Detroit, Michigan. It is composed of 7 interconnected skyscrapers that line the Detroit skyline on the International Riverfront area of the city. Its more notable structures are the central tower, the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center and the GM world headquarters. The Renaissance Center […]