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Buildings

  1. 1. Buildings The creation , growth, anddevelopment of some of the world’s most famous buildings.
  2. 2. A gargoyle on Notre Dame Cathedral
  3. 3. An inside view of Notre Dame Cathedral
  4. 4. Notre Dame cathedral• Notre Dame is probably the best known cathedral in the world. Construction on the Cathedral began in 1163 by order of Archbishop Sully. The building was made in French Gothic architecture.
  5. 5. A grand view of the Tower of London
  6. 6. The Tower of London• The Tower of London is a regal building, probably most famous as a prison. Built by William the Conqueror it rises 89ft into the sky. This tower started as a fortress and became an icon of London.
  7. 7. The Eiffel Tower at night
  8. 8. Eiffel Tower Fireworks
  9. 9. The Library of Alexandria• The biggest library of it’s time, the Library of Alexandria is probably the most famous library in the present time. Built in 283 B.C. as a temple to the Muses, it’s a truly remarkable building.
  10. 10. A View of the Coliseum
  11. 11. An Interesting view of the Coliseum as one side tilts
  12. 12. The Coliseum• The Coliseum was built in 70 A.D. for spectacular events. It was also built to make citizens happy and to impress others.
  13. 13. A majestic view of the sun glinting off the Empire State Building
  14. 14. A haunting view of the Empire State Building
  15. 15. The Empire State Building• The Empire State Building was finished on May 31, 1931. It was built to rival the Chrysler building for the title “ World’s Tallest Building”, but also to make money.
  16. 16. The Sears Tower
  17. 17. A mysterious picture of the Sears Tower rising out of the clouds
  18. 18. An electrifying view of the Sears Tower during a lightning storm
  19. 19. The Sears Tower• The Sears Tower, renamed the Willis Tower, is a famous landmark of Chicago. This amazing tower was built in 1971 by the Sears company. They wanted more room for offices than they had.
  20. 20. A view of Westminster Abbey
  21. 21. An inside view of Westminster
  22. 22. Westminster Abbey• Westminster has been the coronation church since 1066.It is the resting place of 17 monarchs and is a very popular tourist site.

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