The national theater in San Jose is one of the most beautiful buildings in Costa Rica with great importance to the cultural and historical aspect of the country. It opened in 1897, representing Costa Rica’s high degree of fine art and is a grand display of neo-classical architecture.
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Historic Homes in Pacific Heights
The main attractions of Pacific Heights, San Francisco, are the stunning mansions and historic buildings. Pacific Heights was first developed as a neighborhood in the 1870s with a series of small Victorian homes. Many of these were lost during the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and were later replaced with period homes. Even today, the neighborhood is characterized by its wealth of Victorian-style architecture.
Here are two historic homes that look similar but have different porch entrances.
Silhouettes – With Shining Water
A slightly unusual silhouette of the building against the sun, but the water fountain lighted up
Reflections – on Glass Buildings
Glass provides a wonderful mirror to create unusual reflections. The first image is of reflections on glass from the sun shining on another building. The second image depicts reflections of architectural marvels of the Getty Museum in Los Angeles.
Reflections – Psychedelic
Reflections off a glass building cast psychedelic images on an adjacent building adding intrigue to the photo
Reflections – Surreal
Reflections of a building on glass somehow distort the image making it surreal
Something Red – Graffiti and a Railing
The red railing and graffiti artfully painted on the side of a colorful building anchor this image of a local train
Walking in Wilmington – A View of Stairs Through Glass
Symmetry of stairs through glass in a modern building in Wilmington, Delaware
Old and New Taverns in New Castle
There are remnants of historic pubs along with newer drinking establishments in older buildings in New Castle, Delaware.
Wilmington Building Reflections
Wilmington, Delaware has over 14 buildings that surpass 200 feet. Amazing reflections on glass buildings matching the color of the sky and clouds.
Bridge Between Buildings
A modern, covered bridge to create a walkway between two commercial buildings. Reflections make it seem that the bridge is seamlessly disappearing into the building.
Old Architecture Homes in Savannah
More than 40 percent of the buildings and homes found in Savannah, Georgia have architectural or historical significance. The restoration of these structures is often undertaken by passionate individuals in strict accordance with the rules and regulations put forth by the Savannah Historic Foundation. Restoration of historic buildings has thrived here especially since the addition of the Savannah College of Art and Design in the late 1970s.
Golden Glow on Westin Savannah
Sunset casts a golden glow in a beautifully designed hotel in Savannah, Georgia
Modern Art in Architecture
The wall of a building in Atlanta reflects modern art in its architecture
Decor Matching the Sky
Symmetrical lines on a color coordinated building in Savannah, Georgia
Vivid reflections of commercial buildings in a pond ……
Adding Color to An Old Building
Colorful street shops and items for sale add vibrancy to an old building in Gujarat, India
Building the Statue of Unity
The old stonework of Golconda Fort, Hyderabad is in stark contrast to the unidentified white building that stands out.
Older buildings in Khambhat, India tended to be very close to one another and walkways between the structures were quite narrow. The walkways were meant for only pedestrians and never anticipated vehicles.