Picture Quotes – When Words Become Unclear

10+ Meaningful Picture Quotes Buildings, too, are children of Earth and Sun. Frank Lloyd Wright There was going to be no more poverty, no more ignorance, no more disease. Art Deco reflected that confidence, vigor and optimism by using symbols of progress, speed and power. McGregor No stream rises higher… Continue reading

Inspiring Photos And Architecture Quotes

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10 best Architecture Quotes Our guiding principle was that design is neither an intellectual nor a material affair, but simply an integral part of the stuff of life, necessary for everyone in a civilized society. Walter Gropius True education is concerned not only with practical goals but also with values.… Continue reading

Stunning Photo Quotes

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Enjoy Our Photo Quotes Start your day with inspiring photo quotes. Find a collection of pictures with great architecture quotes – funny, wise and meaningful quotes by famous architects and designers. Feel free to share and use the images, a link back to this website is very much appreciated, but… Continue reading

3 Amazing Facts On Art Deco Style Around The Globe

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Given the fact that it is relatively young and less than a century old, it is still not well-known enough by the people. However, art deco architecture has flourished in the given cities as well as in other places of the world. With its ornamental and expressive architectural designs, the… Continue reading

The Woodstock Snowball Stand – A Local Tradition

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Before we get to the Woodstock Snowball Stand, lets ask – Snowball vs Snow Cones: Which Frozen Treat Stands Supreme? Even for those of us who aren’t really summer people, the season gives us something to rejoice about especially if we happen to be in the Northern states. A delicious… Continue reading

One Hundred Years of Housing on Acme Avenue

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We all know that no man is an island, so no home stand on its own. In addition, old is always gold. Why say this? Whenever people stay in the same neighborhood, they often help one another leading to what we call design relationship. Our little genealogy story about some… Continue reading

Historic District Landmarks

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Historic District: The definition of a historic district is a group of buildings, or properties, that have been designated as architecturally or historically significant. Within such a district buildings, structures, objects and sites are normally divided into two categories, contributing and non-contributing. The historical districts vary in size, some have… Continue reading

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