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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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Bringing A Christmas Story to Life in Cleveland

Transforming a Cleveland neighborhood like any other into something monumentous

The movie “A Christmas Story” was released a week before Thanksgiving 1983 to a mixed reception from audiences and critics. Over the years though, television airings and the home video release of the film turned it into a seasonal classic for audiences across the world. A cable network started a 24-hour marathon of the film […]

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The Neon Museum Creates a Monument Out of Nothing

Celebrating the unique identity and legacy of Las Vegas with materials that others have literally thrown away

What does it mean to change the identity of a place or a location? Discarding everything and anything that signified the old identity is a given, meaning all of the material that helped create this identity ends up in the trash. In Las Vegas, where establishments of all types are torn down, rebuilt or refurbished […]

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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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