Schulhaus Hirschengraben / Hirschengraben School
The Hirschengraben School was the most prestigious school building in Zürich when it was built, and it is the most decorated school building in Switzerland
Years of construction: 1892 - 1894
Original and current use: public school building...
Villa dem Schönen (Mansion of the Beauty)
Years of construction: 1898 - 1904
Original use: private mansion (probably the largest single family home in Zürich)
Current use: school building (artistic high school)
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Go on a virtual tour inside more than 1'500 decorated historic buildings all over the world!
Let's share pictures and information about grand, stately buildings of the late 19th century to the early 20th century, around the time frame of 1870-1914 (Franco-Prussian War till WWI).
Please don't just post pictures, but also post some information about the buildinga. Let me kick this thread...
Kasba Nesrani | قصبة النصراني
Name : Kasba nesrani - Kasbat Nessrani/nassrani
Location : Morocco, region of Meknes, exact coordination : 34.00742 -5.385411
Construction date/period : XIth century Ad 
We don't know much about this kasbah, except its construction date...
Places of worship and the cistern in the fortified city of Mazagan
Name : The Portuguese fortified city of Mazagan
Place : The Province of al-Jadīda, Morocco
Construction date/period : AD 1514
Construction materials : Stone and mortar
Dimensions : church: 44m x 12m; cistern: 47m x...
Aqueduct | Aqueduc
An aqueduct is a watercourse constructed to convey water. In modern engineering, the term aqueduct is used for any system of pipes, ditches, canals, tunnels, and other structures used for this purpose. The term aqueduct also often refers specifically to a bridge...
Mosquée de Sidi Bou Maiza - Sayyidi Abû Maiza
Nom : Mosquée du Vieux Ténès
Lieu : Algérie, vieux Ténès (à 1 km de la ville actuelle de Ténès)
Date/période de construction : IXe-XIe siècles
Matériaux de construction : Grès, calcaire, tuile, mortier de plâtre, mortier de chaux, brique, pierre...
Thinking about Berlin, many people envision a modern, hip, gritty and sometimes quite ugly city. Picture galleries here on Skyscrapercity and elsewhere on the internet mostly portrait exactly that kind of image. So, many people, that haven't even visited Berlin yet, get the impression, that...
*EDIT: I AM SORRY, IMAGESHACK DELETED ALL MY IMAGES FOR UNKOWN REASON *
first i don't own any of the pictures. The copyright has bildindex.de and Microsoft!
Which materials were used?
"A newly discovered collection of more than 3,000 aerial photographs of Germany before and during...
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Dieser Themenstrang dient der Information und Diskussion rund um das alte Dreden.
Historische Fotos und Vorkriegsansichten, Postkarten, zerstörte oder abgerissene Gebäude, (entstellte) historische Bauten, gründerzeitliche und frühmoderne Abrisse und Durchbrüche...
Hello to all users no matter whether you liked to look only pictures or my Elbflorenz by pictures and information would like to get to know, take you a little time and look everything.
I will start of course at the beginning with known from Dresden, but with the time you will get to know...
My favorite skyscrapers are ones from the early 1900's. New York has the best collection of them by far. Chicago has a few. However, can you post photos of such buildings (of at least 30 stories) from your city?
Here are some of my favorites in NY:
40 Wall Street
The Municipal Building...