Broad Museum in Downtown Los Angeles

Broad Museum in Downtown Los Angeles

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The Broad is a contemporary art museum on Grand Avenue in Downtown Los Angeles. The museum is named for philanthropist Eli Broad, who financed the $140 million building which houses the Broad art collections. The museum offers free general admission to its permanent collection galleries. The Broad is open to the public six days a week at the following times: Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Broad is closed to the public on Mondays, as well as on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. The museum is home to the nearly 2,000 works of art in the Broad collection, which is among the most prominent holdings of postwar and contemporary art worldwide.

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Homestead – 7 Miles Southeast of Downtown Pittsburgh

Homestead – 7 Miles Southeast of Downtown Pittsburgh

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Homestead is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA, in the Monongahela River valley 7 miles southeast of downtown Pittsburgh. The borough is known for the Homestead Strike of 1892, an important event in the history of labor relations in the United States. Homestead’s place in the industrial revolution and later labor movements are so important that most of our downtown buildings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Bost Building, built in 1892, was AA union headquarters during the Homestead Strike that year, and today is a National Historic Landmark and museum of the Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area

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St. Louis Symbols – Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse

St. Louis Symbols – Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse

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On the right-hand side of Market Street is a massive domed building, the Old Courthouse, which is part of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Park. It was built in the mid 1800s and has been the scene of several important trials, including the suit by Dred Scott for freedom from slavery and Suffragist Virginia Louisa Minor for the right to vote. The courthouse now showcases historical exhibits. The Gateway Arch is often referred to as the Gateway to the West and is part of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial and is a prevalant landmark for St. Louis. It spans both 630 feet tall and wide. The Gateway Arch was designed by Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen and German-American structural engineer Hannskarl Bandel in 1947. Construction began on February 12, 1963, and was completed on October 28, 1965.

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Huge Vancouver Public Library in Downtown

Huge Vancouver Public Library in Downtown

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Vancouver Public Library’s Central Branch maintains a collection of 1.4 million items and acts as a system-wide resource for 22 branch locations. A beautiful building is located in downtown Vancouver and looks like Colosseum in Roma. Designed by Moshe Safdie and opened in 1995. You could easily spend a day in this massive building with multiple stories. The first thing you will notice is the beautiful glass atrium that creates an indoor space in front of the main library doors.

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Modern Face of Jakarta Downtown

Modern Face of Jakarta Downtown

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The pictures describes downtown of Jakarta. The tall buildings look very magnificent. Jakarta is one of the popular tourist destinations in Indonesia and attracts travelers from all across the globe. Jakarta can offer you a life-time experience of holidaying, recreation and leisure.

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