New York: Water (Scriptum est.)

New York: Water (Scriptum est.)

Amsterdam: Closer than they appear (Not Really There)

Amsterdam: Closer than they appear (Not Really There)

London: Nelson’s Column (Not Really There)

London: Nelson's Column (Not Really There)

Nelson’s Column is a monument in Trafalgar Square in central London built to commemorate Admiral Horatio Nelson, who died at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.
The monument was constructed between 1840 and 1843 to a design by William Railton.

Source: Wikipedia

London: The Scoop geometry

London: The Scoop, Geometry

More London is a  development on the south bank of the River Thames, immediately south-west of Tower Bridge in London. The southern exit is on Tooley Street.
The Scoop at More London is an outdoor sunken amphitheatre with seating for 800. Throughout the summer months it regularly hosts a variety of free events – from free films, free music and free theatre to local community events and activities.

Source: Wikipedia & morelondon.com

Liverpool: Punti di Vista

 

Liverpool: Punti di Vista

Liverpool is a city and metropolitan borough of Merseyside, England, United Kingdom along the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary.
It was founded as a borough in 1207 and was granted city status in 1880. It is the fourth most populous British city and is the largest in Northern England.
Liverpool is internationally known for music and is recognized by Guinness World Records as the World Capital City of Pop. Musicians from the city have produced 56 number one singles, more than any other city in the world.
Liverpool is most famous as the birthplace of The Beatles and during the 1960s was at the forefront of the Beat Music movement, which would eventually lead to the British Invasion.

Source: Wikipedia

Milano: Punti di Vista

Milano: Punti di VistaThe Milan tramway network (Italian: Rete tranviaria di Milano) is an important part of the public transport network of Milan, Italy.
In operation since 1881, the network is presently about 115 km (71 mi) long. It comprises 17 urban lines and two interurban lines.

Source: Wikipedia

 

Paris: Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris

Paris: Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris

Notre-Dame, is an historic Catholic cathedral on the eastern half of the Île de la Cité in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, France.
The cathedral is widely considered to be one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture and among the largest and most well-known church buildings in the world.

Source: Wikipedia

St. Louis: Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (Instântaneo)

St. Louis: Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (Instantaneo)The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial is in St. Louis, Missouri, near the starting point of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
It was designated as a National Memorial on December 21, 1935.

The park was established to commemorate:

  • the Louisiana Purchase, and the subsequent westward movement of American explorers and pioneers;
  • the first civil government west of the Mississippi River;
  • the debate over slavery raised by the Dred Scott case.

Source: Wikipedia

 

 

 

New York: Yellow Cab (Instantaneo)

New York: Yellow Cab (Instantaneo)

The ‘Yellow Taxicab Co.’ was incorporated in New York on April 4, 1912. Its fares that year started at 50¢/mile (equivalent to $11.44 in 2011 adjusted for inflation).

In New York City a ‘medallion’ is required in order to legally pick up passengers flagging on the street. Taxi driving is considered one of the top 10 most dangerous jobs.

Source: Wikipedia – Taxicabs & Yellow Cab

 

St. Louis: Gateway Arch (Instantaneo)

St. Louis: Gateway Arch (Instantaneo)

 

The Gateway Arch is a 630-foot (192 m) monument in St. Louis, Missouri.
Clad in stainless steel and built in the form of a flattened catenary arch, it is the tallest man-made monument in the United States, Missouri’s tallest accessible building, and the world’s tallest arch.
Built as a monument to the westward expansion of the United States, it is the centerpiece of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial and has become an internationally famous symbol of St. Louis.

Source: Wikipedia

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