Archive for the 'Architecture' Category

US: Seattle, WA – Inside Seattle Public Library

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Even the rides on the escalators inside the Seattle Public Library have artistically beautiful views.

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US: Seattle, WA – Window View in Seattle Public Library

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Geometrically fun squared looking at the sky from inside the Seattle Public Library.

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US: Seattle, WA – Umbrellas in the Sky

Monday, August 19th, 2019

Yes it rains a lot in Seattle so why not an umbrella sculpture?

 

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US: Seattle, WA – Seattle’s Space Needle from the Highway

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

That first glimpse of the Space Needle is always exciting when you are driving in to Seattle.

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US: Seattle, WA – Seattle Cityscape

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

A slice of the architecture through the decades in Seattle.

 

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Canada: Toronto, Ontario – Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

The mayor works here at Toronto City Hall (New City Hall) and lots of tourists play amongst the letters here too.
Nathan Phillips, was the mayor of Toronto from 1955 – 1962. The site has a weekly farmers’ market, musical events, art shows, the winter festival of lights, and also political demonstrations! In the winter, the pool becomes an ice skating rink. This is Canada after all.

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Canada: Toronto, Ontario – CN Tower

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

Acting like a tower?

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Canada: Toronto, Ontario – Flatiron Building

Monday, June 17th, 2019

Toronto has its own version of New York City’s Flatiron building.

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Canada: Toronto, Ontario – Two Views of Toronto’s CN Tower

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

The CN Tower and a reflection of the Tower in an office building nearby, The tower held the record for the world’s tallest free-standing structure for 32 years until 2007 when it was surpassed by the Burj Khalifa. It still remains the tallest free-standing structure in the Western Hemisphere.


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Canada: Toronto, Ontario: Views from the CN Tower Toronto

Monday, June 10th, 2019

Until 2009, The CN Tower was the world’s tallest tower but in that year the Canton Tower was built and surpassed it. It’s still in the top 10 free-standing structures in the world, coming in at #9.

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