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Orta. A church window. Santa Maria Assunta Church. - https://www.flickr.com/photos...
Orta. A church window. Santa Maria Assunta Church.
Architect Nicolao Monti designed the church for the Community of Orta in occasion of liberation from 1485 plague. Church’s facade is colorful and its interior precious and rich with wide 1700 frescoes and golden details. - Ksana from Bookmarklet
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"Located in Cornville, Arizona, Eliphante was created with found materials over a period of 28 years by the artist Michael Kahn and his wife Leda Livant..." More here: http://www.eliphante.org/ - Ksana from Bookmarklet
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The Underground Home Mystery: Is There a Subterranean House Hidden Beneath Queens? | Inhabitat New York City - http://inhabitat.com/nyc...
The Underground Home Mystery: Is There a Subterranean House Hidden Beneath Queens? | Inhabitat New York City
The Underground Home Mystery: Is There a Subterranean House Hidden Beneath Queens? | Inhabitat New York City
It's a spacious, secure home that could probably fetch a pretty penny on today's NYC real estate market - the only problem is that no one knows if it still exists. The mystery centers around The Underground World Home, a 12,000-square-foot subterranean residence that was built for the 1964 World's Fair at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens. After the fair ended, almost all of the exhibits were ordered to be demolished, but some think that the Underground Home's creator, Jay Swayze, may have left it intact. After all, why pay exorbitant demolition fees to remove the home when you could just tear down its above-ground pavilion and cover the entrance with some dirt? 50 years later, historians, students and regular Joes with shovels are still asking the question, "Is it down there?" The Underground Home was the brainchild of Jay Swayze, a Texas home builder with a knack for understanding the fears of the American public. The demand for ultra-secure dwellings and fallout shelters in... more... - Bluesun 2600 from Bookmarklet
I was at this World's Fair but do not remember this exhibit. - Janet
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