Auction.com has announced the largest transaction in its 8-year history and largest online real estate transaction ever: The $96.075 million sale of Manhattan Towers, a two-building, 309,734-square-foot office property in Manhattan Beach, Calif., a premier coastal community within Los Angeles.
The world’s tallest and longest tunnel slide will be installed in the ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower sculpture by artist Anish Kapoor at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London. The slide will start 80 meters up the 114 meter sculptured, and will loop around in a spiral five times before a final straight shot of 50 meters. […]
The hottest free agent in baseball right now is not a guy who throws in the mid-90s or hits towering home runs. Rather, it's a guy who specializes in building winners. His name is Dave Dombrowski, and he needs a job. Of course, Dombrowski had a good job coming into the day as president and general manager of the Detroit Tigers. Show More Summary
Continuing its summer tradition of exhibiting a single work for the month of August, Marlborough Contemporary presents Ângela Ferreira?s Talk Tower for Ingrid Jonker. Ferreira?s work might be understood as conceptual sculpture and is...Show More Summary
Since the outbreak that gave Legionnaires’ disease its name, water-cooling towers have been identified as prime breeding grounds, but the city has done little to address the risks.
Tower is “among the most architecturally significant projects to honor George Washington.”
The death toll from an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in New York grew to seven as investigators identified and disinfected five air-conditioning cooling towers in the South Bronx that tested positive for the bacteria that causes the disease.Read full article >>
Originally built in the 1960s an anonymous water tower, the 115-foot-tall structure was saved from demolition in 1990 and renovated into the Torre Arcobaleno, a colorful totem dedicated to the Soccer World Cup held by Italy in 1990. Over the next years,
KARIMABAD, Pakistan —Visitors to this stunningly beautiful valley, towered over by five snow-capped mountains, sometimes feel as if they are standing at the edge of the earth — or, maybe, at the middle of it. Either way, they often don’t feel as if they are in Pakistan, a country that struggles with poverty, pollution, Islamist […]
The number of cases in the Bronx rose to 86 on Tuesday, though Mayor Bill de Blasio said the pace of the outbreak had slowed.
Glass-reinforced plastic (GRP) is prevailing over traditional concrete, steel and wood as the most suitable primary cooling tower material in mining processes involving aggressive chemical solutions, says Industrial Water Cooling (IWC), a company that specializes in GRP systems. Says Roger Rusch, CEO of IWC, “Over the past 30 years, GRP materials have been utilized as […]
And get INSIDE the bascule chambers at Tower Bridge.
New York City officials announced that the tally had climbed by three amid calls for tighter regulation of water-cooling towers.
Anthony Caro, Child's Tower Room, 1983-84, image: anthonycaro.org Relentlessly experimental British sculptor Anthony Caro was interested to make a sculpture that was also architecture, and a sculpture that had no inside or outside. And...Show More Summary
It's not just the water tower there, which makes you feel like you live in a real city, or the Columbia Tower in the distance. It's how the Smith Tower shows up and the Columbia Tower disappears a few feet farther down the street. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
A Sierra Towers condominium once home to rock 'n' roll lyricist Jerry Leiber has come on the market for more than double what it sold for in 2014.
Canadian director April Mullen has been fairly prolific since her 2010 debut, the comedy GRAVY TRAIN, offering up such twisted treats as the zombie bash DEAD BEFORE DAWN 3D and last year's revenge thriller 88. Now she's deliveringShow More Summary
Dubrovnik, Croatia (Flickr: Ivan Ivankovic) When you've seen the Eiffel Tower, taken a cruise down the Thames and done the Colosseum, you crave for other, lesser known treasures that Europe has in store. Good thing the Old Continent has more than its fair share of family-friendly attractions. Show More Summary
???? Sun gleamed on the paintjobs of a helicopter, a red car, a stubby airplane, another helicopter. A sunbather lay out on the roof of the new tower, which had acquired shrubs in planter boxes. The light was sharp and the heat with it was even sharper. Outside the Museum of Natural History, in the […]
Not only did German company ThyssenKrupp build this entire 761-foot tower solely to test their new cable-free (the first in the world, they claim) elevator system, but it topped out in less than 10 months, using an "innovative slipforming...