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.

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Chicago: Medinah Temple

Chicago: Medinah Temple (Instantaneo)


Built by the Shriners architects Huehl and Schmidt in 1912, the Medinah Temple is a colorful Islamic-looking building replete with pointed domes and an example of Moorish Revival architecture.
It is located on the Near North Side of Chicago, Illinois at 600 N. Wabash Avenue, extending from Ohio Street to Ontario Street.

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Dayton: The Lumberjack Breakfast (Instantaneo)

Dayton: The Lumberjack Breakfast (Instantaneo)


In both Canada and the United States, the traditional full breakfast is popular, though is more commonly eaten on weekends and holidays.
During the week, a smaller breakfast is commonly eaten, often immediately before or while commuting to work or school.

Foods typically considered to be breakfast foods are often available all day at diners, leading to them being consumed at novel times, which is likely responsible for the term “breakfast for dinner” or “brinner.”

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Jacksonville Beach: 3rd St. Diner (Instantaneo)

Jacksonville Beach: 3rd St. Diner (Instantaneo)

Some people apply the Diner term also to restaurants that serve cuisine similar to traditional diner cuisine even if they are located in more traditional types of buildings, rather than the prefabricated restaurant building characteristic of American life, especially in the Midwest, in New York City, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Diners are characterized by offering a wide range of foods, mostly American, a casual atmosphere, a counter, and late operating hours.

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Memphis: Mississippi Boats (Instantaneo)

Memphis: Mississipi Boats (Instantaneo)

Steamboats played a major role in the 19th-century development of the Mississippi River and its tributaries by allowing the practical large-scale transport of passengers and freight both up- and down-river.
Using steam power, riverboats were developed during that time which could navigate in shallow waters as well as upriver against strong currents.

After the development of railroads passenger traffic gradually switched to this faster form of transportation, but steamboats continued to serve Mississippi River commerce into the early 20th Century.

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New York: Bedford St. (Instantaneo)

New York: Bedford St (Instantaneo)

The oldest house remaining in Greenwich Village is the Isaacs-Hendricks House, at 77 Bedford Street (built 1799, much altered and enlarged 1836, third story 1928).
75½ Bedford St is a building in New York City that is only 9′ 6″ (2.9 metres) wide. Built in 1873, it is the narrowest house in New York.

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Miami: Bridge (Instantaneo)

Miami: Bridge (Instantaneo)

Miami is a city located on the Atlantic coast in southeastern Florida and the county seat of Miami-Dade County.
Miami’s tropical weather allows for year-round outdoors activities.
The city has numerous marinas, rivers, bays, canals, and the Atlantic Ocean, which make boating, sailing, and fishing popular outdoors activities.

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Ponte Vedra (FL): Beach (Instantaneo)

Ponte Vedra (FL): Beach (Instantaneo)

Ponte Vedra Beach is an unincorporated seaside community in St. Johns County, Florida, United States.
It is part of the Jacksonville Beaches area and an upmarket tourist resort area best known for its association with golf.

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Cincinnati: Reds’ BallPark (Instantâneo)

Cincinnati: Reds' BallPark (Instantâneo)

Great American Ball Park is a baseball stadium located in Cincinnati, Ohio. It is the home field of the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball (MLB).

It opened in 2003, replacing Cinergy Field (formerly Riverfront Stadium), which had been their home field from June 1970 to 2002.

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New York: Elisabeth St Garden (Instantâneo)

New York: Elisabeth St Garden (Instantâneo)

Elizabeth Street is a street in Manhattan, New York City. It runs north-south parallel to and west of Bowery. The street is a popular shopping strip in Manhattan’s Nolita neighborhood.

The southern part of Elizabeth Street was constructed in 1755 and it was extended north to Bleecker Street in 1816.

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