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Experiencing the Block Where Denver Began

Larimer Square is the Denver's first designated local historic district

Larimer Square, in the Lower Downtown neighborhood of Denver, Colorado, is the city’s first designated local historic district. The history associated with the buildings on the 1400 block as well as Larimer Street itself have played an important role in the economic and social importance of the area, and that impact continues to evolve. Today, […]

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What Makes the London Eye the UK’s Most Popular Attraction?

Capturing the hearts and minds of residents and tourists to create a 21st century monument

The original Ferris wheel was opened to the public in the late 1800s, but the concept of a wheel that spins in a circle with chairs attached to it has been around for centuries. This history combined with the fact that Ferris wheels have been a major draw at amusement parks for decades might make […]

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Experiencing the Past, Present and Future of Scotland on Calton Hill

The connection that Calton Hill has with the past and future of the city has allowed it to influence the culture of the city in the present in a powerful way.

As the home to various icons that represent important aspects of Scottish culture, Calton Hill in Edinburgh allows visitors to connect with the country in a very real manner. The National Monument, the Nelson Monument and the Dugald Stewart Monument connect visitors to this past, while the City Observatory and stunning views of the city provide viewers with […]

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The Evolution of the Ferry Building for the 21st Century

How did a transportation hub transform into a world-class public food market?

As one of the most famous landmarks in San Francisco, the Ferry Building has played an important part in the development of the city in multiple ways. From its position on Market Street near the city’s financial, banking and transportation district, it has served as a figurative gateway for residents and visitors but also as […]

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Creating a Complete Experience at the Golden Gate Bridge

How to take the legacy of an American Icon to a whole new level

To say the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco is an icon of architecture and even America itself doesn’t begin to explain the significance of the structure. Seeing the American Society of Civil Engineers declare the bridge one of the Wonders of the Modern World as well as the number of movies that include the […]

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How Lands End Attracts Visitors from Across the World

Showcasing the kind of legacy that can be built by taking advantage of the resources and history of a location

Given the location of Lands End within the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in San Francisco, California, it can be difficult to pinpoint the importance and relevance of the park. With numerous federal, state, city and private parks located throughout the city, it’s tempting to think of Lands End as just another park on this […]

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