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The Worst Stone ever used in the Metropolis 150 years of Stone

The Worst Stone ever used in the Metropolis 150 years of Stone



This is an occasional blog on urban geology, artists' pigments, mineralogy and geoarchaeology.


Above left, Chandos House on Queen Anne Street is one of the few buildings in London built from Edinburgh's Craigleith Stone. Above right, a new coffee shop ...

Fantastical: This image is part of an ambitious set of plans for an experimental stone

One reader was cold-called by Parker Stone Capital, based in Lombard Street,

Photos by Khoo Guo Jie via Designboom

Australia's train stations are some of the worst on the planet, a new report on

Hundreds of thousands of Muslim pilgrims make their way to cast stones at a pillar in

Watch: 'I'm gutted' - Kiwi diver Liam Stone misses finals by just three points | 1 NEWS NOW | TVNZ

Tyndall Stone-clad portico of the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise in Banff National Park, Alberta

Photo of Prescott Apartments - Seattle, WA, United States

London Underground Stations, Bloomsbury, Geology, Walking Tour, Pdf, Urban, Stones, Walks, Building

In 1859, Stebbins, Hoyt & Co. moved into the new building at No. 152 Chambers Street, between West Broadway and Greenwich Street. That year The New-York ...

St. Patrick's Day, stone street NYC @travelandleisure

The former Pan Am Athletes' Village, now part of the newly planned Canary District. Courtesy Tom Arban

The original design for Norwest Center was a glass-and-stone square that rose

H. Hobart Weekes, The Belnord on Broadway, New York, 1908–10.

Hotel - Sofitel New York ...

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S. W. Straus Building, Chicago, as seen from Grant Park, from “Selecting Stone

Running repairs have continued at the Palace of Westminster over the last century and a half. Clipsham Stone has been used since 1928, extracted from ...

The stark black and white office building at 75 Albert Street must have been a jarring addition to the dirty brick and stone downtown of 1960.

Addressing some of the pent up demand for more condos in Downtown LA, SF-based Trumark Urban broke ground last week on a new condo tower just a stone's ...

stock of carina plaza developer dropping like stone

Tower of the Chicago Tribune Building, from “Selecting Stone for Monumental Buildings,”

Hellman Commercial Trust & Savings Bank, Los Angeles, California, from “ Stone in. “

My Sister, thrilled at finding the Receptaculitid Fisherites on the Terminal City Club in Vancouver. It is on the slab above the right side of the porch.

Sean McCabe for Rolling Stone

Immediately east of Back Bay on this side of Arlington Street is the Public Garden, America's first botanical garden.

The landscape-inspired typology manifests foremost in the duo of mountainous skyscrapers, which also feature dramatic grooves that mimic erosion.

Just 11 per cent of Australians live in apartments.

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City of London and Canary Wharf. '

Feature 1: The Hearst tower in Charlotte North Carolina

Museum Tower Penthouse for sale in Dallas for saleSotheby's International Realty

London - the average amount of hours per person per year is 73 hours

Which city has the most unaffordable housing prices?

... We need ten new Manchesters to house elderly, says McCarthy and Stone. Fine, so long as you don't build them ...

My knowledge of vertebrate palaeontology is scant and more influenced by Ray Harryhausen than anything I learned when an undergraduate.

Vyse Avenue in South Bronx, New York, was home to large block of apartments

"Strange Stones: Dispatches from East and West," by Peter Hessler.

Tyndall Stone with Thalassinoides at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. A possible planispiral gastropod can be seen at bottom right.

Vitosha Watching Over Sofia Bulgaria

If Keith Richards wanted to stay in the same suite today, he would have to

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Gallery image of this property

IMG_8234. Well, it's been 5 years since I last watched a Jesse Stone ...

List of tallest buildings in Baltimore

Moir's choice of location turned out to be a good one. The 6th Avenue elevated train opened in 1878 and 6th Avenue became the mecca for high class shoppers.

The remnants of the stone 'tetzacualco' were in the center of a natural pond

The Tribune Tower was selected as the winner in the Chicago Tribune's 1922 international competition for "the most beautiful office building in the world.

After La Sagrada, we made our way to the Picasso Museum by way of the Metro. The museum is in the medieval part of town, the Barri Gòtic, and on the way ...

Blood From A Stone (Giorgio Moroder - Cycle V)

The effect is meant to be like that of a yacht deck, and the hides are intended to recall the use of stone patterns for ornament by Mies and other ...

Horror in Philadelphia as one person is killed, thirteen injured and at least one person still trapped after apartment block collapses onto thrift store ...

Trapping a 150 Rex. Boat scoop

America's Best and Worst Cities for Jobs this Summer (2017)

The Sagrada Familia, a fixture of the Barcelona skyline and a major tourist site,

Dramatic: The centerpiece of the skyscraper is this four-part balcony jutting into the

150 Reflections from a Young Expat Working in Japan for 18 months (Part 3)

stone street nyc What To Do This Weekend In NYC, Dec. 30

Inca's stone masonry: Part of a wall in near Macchu Picchu, Peru. Ancient architecture at its finest. No Mortar used to create these walls.

A Step Back in Time - Stone Street Historic District - Financial District - New York

The builders of Britain's ancient stone circles are said to have used complex geometric rules,

No doors or entry ways. they are the ruins of places where earths frequency and energies were tapped for use


A Close-Up on Mysteries Made of Stone in Saudi Arabia's Desert

You may think of a nuclear fallout zone as being an extremely dangerous place to live

Architect Mark Foster Gage designs Manhattan skyscraper made of glass, bronze and stone | Daily Mail Online

The still-growing South Boston Seaport District is home to a number of innovative companies. Courtesy Creative Commons

Stanford White was commissioned by the socially prominent Goelet family

The 2017 'Landslide' report from The Cultural Landscape Foundation draws attention to in-peril parks and vulnerable open spaces across the country.

CLOSE. The new exterior cladding used ...

Melbourne 4-6 Freighter Rd, Moorabbin 03 8552 6000. DS27_CDK Stone ...


click to enlarge Thomas Teurlai's Score for Bodies and Machines - DEANNA ISAACS

The Workers Party Foundation Monument. It is a recent structure, completed in 1995,

When, not if: how do San Franciscans live with the threat of the next quake? | Cities | The Guardian

Never Built Live at the Queens Museum: Architects and Planners on their Unrealized Work

9 W Walton Street penthouse for sale in ChicagoRendering courtesy of Sotheby's International Realty

The Lagoons, which is planned to stretch from Dubai Creek through Al Khail Road and

Drought blamers: California conspiracists see government's hand in arid climate | US news | The Guardian

Get Familiar With UK Drill, the New Sound Exploding on the Streets of London

Experts discovered found that 'The Hill of Montmartre with Stone Quarry' was once part

Visitors to Greenwich Village will instantly recognize Washington Square Park by the giant stone, century

Pollution: The area in which you live can be a leading cause of why you

... the whole of the city centre, two miles south, in one glance, and mile upon mile of pale stone mansion blocks beyond it. It's worth the climb, is what ...

A list of some of the coolest things to see and do in some of Europe's coolest cities.

A long-planned 25-story luxury condominium tower in downtown Los Angeles that fell victim to the housing crash is being revived by a San Francisco developer ...

AS9100-approved MG Sanders has invested more than £3 million in machine tools and infrastructure in the past three years alone, with its latest acquisition ...

Tyndall Stone Cladding on the Terminal City Club, Vancouver.