The project features architecturally accurate recreations of the Harry Potter sets such as the Great Hall, the Quidditch Courtyard, the Defense Against the Dark Arts classroom and the bridge over the Clock Tower. About 10,000 LEGO bricks were used for the
Stretch in a room with a view.
U.S. Cellular today said it has agreed to sell 595 of its cell towers to Vertical Bridge Holdings for $159 million. U.S. Cellular called the cell towers "non-strategic assets" and said it will use the proceeds of the sale to invest in future growth opportunities. Show More Summary
A day in the life of the icon.
Tower Bridge and a bottle had a meeting this week, and the result wasn’t pretty. According to Mail Online, a Tower Bridge waitress dropped a beer bottle on a glass pane that made up part of the floor, and the pane cracked. A woman then...Show More Summary
A clumsy sightseer caused the damage to the 138-foot-high viewing platform, which only opened two weeks ago, reports the Evening Standard.
This is the 50th anniversary of New York's Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, the span that connects Staten Island with Brooklyn. As a child growing up in Brooklyn I remember watching its towers rise as if by magic. I always connected it with...Show More Summary
Tate Modern, Tower Bridge and Tessa Jowell.
Ice shimmers on the streets of Manhattan in Ogilvy's animated holiday ad for Tiffany & Co. It sparkles from the trees and bridges, too. Its glow radiates from Broadway marquees and glimmers among the steel and glass towers that rise into the wintry sky. Show More Summary
photo via Getty Images Visitors to the Tower Bridge in London can now walk on a glass floor suspended 137 feet above the Thames River. The glass floor panels cover a 36-foot by 6-foot section of the bridge’s West Walkway. Visitors can view the Thames, bridge traffic, and if they’re lucky, the opening of the […]
It's an unimaginably chilling sequence of events. First, 33 bridges over the Seine were to be detonated. Followed by Notre Dame, the Louvre, the Opera and then, with four submarine torpedoes attached to each leg, the Eiffel Tower. Paris as we know it was to be destroyed.
Photo by Peter Macdiarmid Getty Following in the daring footsteps of the Eiffel Tower, which added a few nice and terrifying glass floors last month, London's Bridge Tower has just unveiled a dizzying glass walkway of its own. Now folks...
LONDON — Got a head for heights? If so, step right this way, across a glass walkway 42 metres above the River Thames. The Tower Bridge Exhibition, at the city's iconic bascule and suspension bridge spanning the river, has just unveiled a brand new feature at the attraction. Show More Summary
Oo-er. Don't look down! But that's the whole point of the new glass floor installed in the high-level walkway of Tower Bridge, the most famous bridge in the world. It opened yesterday to press photographers and those with a head for heights (CLICK). Rather them than me.
The exciting new feature ? the most significant change to the Exhibition since it first opened in 1982 ? spans 11m x 1.8m across the high-level Walkways and invites visitors to see through the glass floor for the Thames, road and pedestrian life, all moving at pace 42 metres below. Show More Summary
The Gherkin's sold and Tower Bridge gets a glass walkway.
Waternet's defining architectural features include two bridges on the 8th and 9th stories that link the towers. A luscious green roof tops some of the project's lower rooms, providing insulation, a verdant entryway for people, and a great environment for insects
It's an unimaginably chilling sequence of events. First, 33 bridges over the Seine were to be detonated. Followed by Notre Dame, the Louvre, the Opera, and then, with four submarine torpedoes attached to each leg, the Eiffel Tower. Paris as we know it was to be destroyed.
Hugh Bonneville introduced a plethora of Paddington Bear statues near Tower Bridge today as a publicity stunt for the arrival of Paddington in cinemas on 28 November. Fifty of these statues, decorated by a host of celebrities, will be spread around central London to form The Paddington Trail. Show More Summary