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At long last, a new office tower for Brooklyn

The Bloomberg administration, more than a decade ago, rezoned a diagonal swath of downtown Brooklyn, from the future Barclays Center to the waterfront near the Brooklyn Bridge, to spur more office... To view the full story, click the title link.

LM Gateway: Two towers, two bridges, one crazy project

It looks, at first glance, like one of those projects – the kind that doesn't have a hope in hell of being built – but Steven Holl Architects' LM Gateway is finally going ahead after languishing on the drawing board since 2008. The unusual...Show More Summary

London's Landmarks Turn Tricolour For Paris

last weekEngland / London : Londonist

Wembley, Tower Bridge and IMAX go bleu blanc rouge.

Best Hotel for Views: Mondrian London

Conveniently located west of the Tate Modern and Tower Bridge on the South Bank, the Mondrian London, inaugurated in 2014, is one of the city’s newest luxury design hotels. read more

Iowa Class Battleships Had Vault-Like Conning Towers Buried Inside Their Main Bridges

last monthVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The mighty Iowa Class Battleships are known for their heavy armor, yet their bank vault-like conning towers were possibly the most blatant example of how over-engineered these vessels were so that they could take a brutal beating and keep on fighting. Read more...

Boy, This is One Heck of a Screengrab: Drone as Seen by a Camera Mounted High Atop Decorative Tower of Troubled Bay Bridge

Tweet(Uh, yes it is a decorative tower – we can talk about that some time.) Here it is, via Aviation Week, a drone buzzing the unfinished tower of our already-failed San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge’s eastern span: Was this a hobbyist’s drone from back when the new cable-stayed span was still under construction OR was it […]

Ship Photos of the Day – Tower Bridge Escort

2 months agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

The photos below provided by KOTUG International show the Royal Research Ship Discovery being escorted underneath London’s iconic Tower Bridge. Photos courtesy KOTUG.  .

Rescuing William Butler Yeats’ Magic Tower House

2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“The Irish Republican Army arrived one day to announce that the bridge beside the tower was about to be blown up, and to suggest that Yeats’s wife take the children and maid upstairs for their safety.”

If seeing 'The Walk' makes you queasy, this glass bridge in China will terrify you

The 3-D version of the new movie "The Walk" apparently is making some viewers sick. The film's dizzying scenes portraying the Frenchman who in 1974 walked a tightrope between the Twin Towers of New York's World Trade Center apparently has triggered vertigo episodes for some. But that's nothing...

John Guillermin, director of “The Towering Inferno,” dies at 89

His résumé was filled with war and action movies, including “The Bridge at Remagen” and “Shaft in Africa.”

China’s First Completely Glass Bottom Bridge Opens!

Over the past several years, there have been more and more tourist attractions opening which utilize glass to add the thrill factor to the experience.  For example, tourists visiting the Tower Bridge in London, the Hualapai Skywalk at...Show More Summary

These Planned Vietnamese Towers Connected by Aerial Bridges Look Incredible

' Vietnamese architectural firm Vo Trong Nghia Architects is known for designing buildings that incorporate unprecedented amounts of greenery—such as this one, and this one, and most of these—and their latest, three residential towers in Ho Chi Minh City, are...

Another of Those Glass-Bottomed Swimming Pool Bridges Is Headed to India

One more will make a trend, as news of the terrifying glass-bottomed swimming pool elevated between two towers in London has been followed by news of a remarkably similar, equally terrifying glass-bottomed pool bridge in India. This one might...

Valentina, Tower Bridge

A family-owned Italian restaurant with an impressive delicatessen to boot, Valentina is a welcome outpost of the Mediterranean This post is from The London Word and should not be republished elsewhere without prior permission. Please check out our site for more great stories and features. Valentina, Tower Bridge The post Valentina, Tower Bridge appeared first on The London Word.

Nicholas Hytner’s London Theatre Co. Gets New Digs To “Galvanize” Talent

A site at London's Tower Bridge that’s been earmarked for a cultural venue of national importance for more than 20 years has finally found an occupant. The History Boys and One Man, Two Guvnors director Nicholas Hytner and longtime collaborator...Show More Summary

WA: Tacoma Rail Trestle Set for Demolition; New Bridge, Platform to Benefit Sounder and Amtrak Passengers

Aug. 11--After going sour on the tower, it's time to wrestle with the trestle. Sound Transit on Tuesday (Aug. 11) will host a public meeting to present plans describing the design concepts and architectural elements that will guide construction...Show More Summary

Teen Jumps Off London Tower Bridge: Shah Faisal Shinwari Explains Stunt [Video]

After a teen jumps off London’s Tower Bridge on video, Shah Faisal Shinwari posted his misadventure to YouTube under the name “Carnage” and now his stunt has gone viral. While authorities say it could have gone worse, the teen admits what he did was fairly dumb. Show More Summary

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