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5 most expensive building construction costs

The One World Trade Centre in New York City, was built in remembrance and to replace the original Twin Towers. The building is also known as ‘Freedom Tower’. It has 71 floors of office space and 104 stories in total. 1. Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, US – $3.90 …

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The Most Expensive Buildings in the U.S.

Ask the average American which city contains nearly half of America’s most expensive buildings and what would they say? New York, perhaps? Or maybe Los Angeles? Chicago, for those who know of the Windy City’s rich architectural history? But alas, none of those answers would be correct. According to a …

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The New Penn Station: Everything You Should Know

Many not-so-nice things have been said of Penn Station—a good number of them unprintable—but perhaps the late art historian Vincent Scully said it best: “To pass through Grand Central Terminal, one of New York’s exalted public spaces, is an ennobling experience, a gift,” the architecture historian wrote in the New York …

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8 of the Most Beautiful Buildings That Defy Gravity

If there is one requirement of architecture, it’s that the structure must remain upright. Forget any aesthetic purpose, architects would be out of a job if their buildings continually failed to meet this one test. Yet some architects push the boundaries, seemingly daring with Newton’s universal law of gravity, to …

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