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A.I. Artificial Intelligence
A.I. Artificial Intelligence, also known as A.I., is a 2001 American science fiction drama film directed by Steven Spielberg.
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Abu Dhabi (أبو ظبي) is the capital and the second most populous city of the United Arab Emirates (the most populous being Dubai), and also capital of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the largest of the UAE's seven emirates.
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Abu Dhabi Investment Council
The Abu Dhabi Investment Council (The Council) is an investment arm of the Government of Abu Dhabi.
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An acronym is a word or name formed as an abbreviation from the initial components in a phrase or a word, usually individual letters (as in NATO or laser) and sometimes syllables (as in Benelux).
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Ada Louise Huxtable
Ada Louise Huxtable (née Landman; March 14, 1921 – January 7, 2013) was an architecture critic and writer on architecture.
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Al Kazim Towers
The Business Central Towers is a complex of two 51-floor towers in Dubai Media City in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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Alfred Emanuel Smith (December 30, 1873 – October 4, 1944) was an American politician who was elected Governor of New York four times and was the Democratic U.S. presidential candidate in 1928.
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America's Favorite Architecture
"America's Favorite Architecture" is a list of buildings and other structures identified as the most popular works of architecture in the United States.
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American Institute of Architects
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is a professional organization for architects in the United States.
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Annie is a Broadway musical based upon the popular Harold Gray comic strip Little Orphan Annie, with music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, and book by Thomas Meehan.
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Architectural Forum was an American magazine that covered the homebuilding industry and architecture.
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The Architectural Review is a monthly international architectural magazine.
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Architecture of New York City
The building form most closely associated with New York City is the skyscraper, which has shifted many commercial and residential districts from low-rise to high-rise.
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Armageddon (1998 film)
Armageddon is a 1998 American science fiction disaster film directed by Michael Bay, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, and released by Touchstone Pictures.
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Art Deco, sometimes referred to as Deco, is a style of visual arts, architecture and design that first appeared in France just before World War I. Art Deco influenced the design of buildings, furniture, jewelry, fashion, cars, movie theatres, trains, ocean liners, and everyday objects such as radios and vacuum cleaners.
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ASTM International is an international standards organization that develops and publishes voluntary consensus technical standards for a wide range of materials, products, systems, and services.
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Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.
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Auburn Hills, Michigan
Auburn Hills (formerly Pontiac Township) is a city in Oakland County, in the U.S. state of Michigan.
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Austenite, also known as gamma-phase iron (γ-Fe), is a metallic, non-magnetic allotrope of iron or a solid solution of iron, with an alloying element.
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Aviation between the World Wars
Sometimes dubbed the Golden Age of Aviation, the period in the history of aviation between the end of World War I (1918) and the beginning of World War II (1939) was characterised by a progressive change from the slow wood-and-fabric biplanes of World War I to fast, streamlined metal monoplanes, creating a revolution in both commercial and military aviation.
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The bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus, from Greek ἅλς, hals "sea", αἰετός aietos "eagle", λευκός, leukos "white", κεφαλή, kephalē "head") is a bird of prey found in North America.
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Basket weaving (also basketry or basket making) is the process of weaving or sewing pliable materials into two- or threedimensional artefacts, such as mats or containers.
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Beaux-Arts Institute of Design
The Beaux-Arts Institute of Design (BAID) was an art and architectural school at 304 East 44th Street in Turtle Bay, Manhattan, in New York City.
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Bird migration is the regular seasonal movement, often north and south along a flyway, between breeding and wintering grounds.
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In the construction industry, black rocks that share the hardness and strength of granitic rocks are known as black granite.
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Blank Rome (formerly known as Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley) is an American law firm.
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Boston Post Road
The Boston Post Road was a system of mail-delivery routes between New York City and Boston, Massachusetts that evolved into one of the first major highways in the United States.
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Brickwork is masonry produced by a bricklayer, using bricks and mortar.
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Broadway theatre,Although theater is the generally preferred spelling in the United States (see American and British English spelling differences), many Broadway venues, performers and trade groups for live dramatic presentations use the spelling theatre.
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Buffalo, New York
Buffalo is the second largest city in the state of New York and the 81st most populous city in the United States.
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A cameo role or cameo appearance (often shortened to just cameo) is a brief appearance or voice part of a known person in a work of the performing arts, typically unnamed or appearing as themselves.
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Carnegie Steel Company
Carnegie Steel Company was a steel producing company primarily created by Andrew Carnegie and several close associates, to manage businesses at steel mills in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area in the late 19th century.
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Cervin Robinson (born May 18, 1928) is an American photographer and author best known for architectural photography and historical writings that span his career, active from 1957 to the present.
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The Chanin Building is a brick and terra-cotta skyscraper located at 122 East 42nd Street, at the corner of Lexington Avenue, in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
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Christie's is a British auction house.
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Chromium is a chemical element with symbol Cr and atomic number 24.
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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US LLC (commonly known as Chrysler) is the American subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., an Italian-American automobile manufacturer registered in the Netherlands with headquarters in London, U.K., for tax purposes.
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The Chrysler Building is an Art Deco–style skyscraper located on the East Side of Midtown Manhattan in New York City, at the intersection of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue in the Turtle Bay neighborhood of Manhattan.
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The Cloud Club was a lunch club that occupied the 66th, 67th, and 68th floors of the Chrysler Building in New York City.
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Clyde & Co
Clyde & Co is a global law firm with a focus on five core sectors: insurance, energy, trade & commodities, infrastructure and transport.
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Commissioners' Plan of 1811
The Commissioners' Plan of 1811 was the original design for the streets of Manhattan above Houston Street and below 155th Street, which put in place the rectangular grid plan of streets and lots that has defined Manhattan to this day.
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Coney Island is a peninsular residential neighborhood, beach, and leisure/entertainment destination of Long Island on the Coney Island Channel, which is part of the Lower Bay in the southwestern part of the borough of Brooklyn in New York City.
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The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, commonly known as Cooper Union or The Cooper Union and informally referred to, especially during the 19th century, as "the Cooper Institute", is a private college at Cooper Square on the border of the East Village neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City.
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Creative Artists Agency
Creative Artists Agency LLC or CAA is an American talent and sports agency based in Los Angeles, California.
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Deep Impact (film)
Deep Impact is a 1998 American science-fiction disaster film directed by Mimi Leder, written by Bruce Joel Rubin and Michael Tolkin, and starring Robert Duvall, Téa Leoni, Elijah Wood, Vanessa Redgrave, Maximilian Schell, and Morgan Freeman.
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In finance, default is failure to meet the legal obligations (or conditions) of a loan, for example when a home buyer fails to make a mortgage payment, or when a corporation or government fails to pay a bond which has reached maturity.
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Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County.
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Douglas Putnam Haskell (1899 - August 11, 1979) was an American writer, architecture critic and magazine editor.
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Dreamland (amusement park)
Dreamland was an ambitious amusement park at Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York City from 1904 to 1911.
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Dubai (دبي) is the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
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The early skyscrapers were a range of tall, commercial buildings built between 1884 and 1939, predominantly in the American cities of New York City and Chicago.
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East Side (Manhattan)
The East Side of Manhattan refers to the side of Manhattan Island which abuts the East River and faces Brooklyn and Queens.
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The Eiffel Tower (tour Eiffel) is a wrought iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France.
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Empire State Building
The Empire State Building is a 102-story Art Deco skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
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Energy Star (trademarked ENERGY STAR) is a voluntary program launched by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and now managed by the EPA and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) that helps businesses and individuals save money and protect the environment through superior energy efficiency.
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A facade (also façade) is generally one exterior side of a building, usually, but not always, the front.
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Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (stylized as 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer) is a 2007 superhero film, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Fantastic Four.
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FCA US LLC Headquarters and Technology Center
The FCA US LLC Headquarters and Technology Center is the North American headquarters and main research and development facility for the automobile manufacturer FCA US LLC.
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Fender is the American English term for the part of an automobile, motorcycle or other vehicle body that frames a wheel well (the fender underside).
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A finial or hip-knob is an element marking the top or end of some object, often formed to be a decorative feature.
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Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.
Florenz Edward Ziegfeld Jr. (March 21, 1867 – July 22, 1932), popularly known as Flo Ziegfeld, was an American Broadway impresario, notable for his series of theatrical revues, the Ziegfeld Follies (1907–1931), inspired by the Folies Bergère of Paris.
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Fodor's is a publisher of English language travel and tourism information and the first relatively professional producer of travel guidebooks.
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Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as "Ford") is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.
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Fortune is an American multinational business magazine headquartered in New York City, United States.
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Frommer's is a travel guidebook series created by Arthur Frommer.
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Frontage is the boundary between a plot of land or a building and the road onto which the plot or building fronts.
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Fultonhistory.com or Old Fulton NY Postcards is a historic newspaper website which contains archives of over 1000 New York newspapers, and some from other states and Canada.
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In architecture, a gargoyle is a carved or formed grotesque with a spout designed to convey water from a roof and away from the side of a building, thereby preventing rainwater from running down masonry walls and eroding the mortar between.
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General Motors Company, commonly referred to as General Motors (GM), is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services.
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George Shepard Chappell
George Shepard Chappell, AIA (January 2, 1877 – November 25, 1946) was an American architect, parodist, journalist (with the magazine Vanity Fair) and author.
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German Expressionism consisted of a number of related creative movements in Germany before the First World War that reached a peak in Berlin during the 1920s.
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Gothic architecture is an architectural style that flourished in Europe during the High and Late Middle Ages.
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Government of New York City
The government of New York City, headquartered at New York City Hall in Lower Manhattan, is organized under the New York City Charter and provides for a "strong" mayor-council system.
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Grand Central–42nd Street (IRT Lines)
Grand Central–42nd Street is a major station complex of the New York City Subway.
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Granite is a common type of felsic intrusive igneous rock that is granular and phaneritic in texture.
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Graybar is an American employee-owned corporation, based in Clayton, Missouri.
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Greater London is a region of England which forms the administrative boundaries of London, as well as a county for the purposes of the lieutenancies.
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A groin vault or groined vault (also sometimes known as a double barrel vault or cross vault) is produced by the intersection at right angles of two barrel vaults.
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H. Craig Severance
Harold Craig Severance (1 July 1879 – 2 September 1941) was an American architect who designed a number of well-known buildings in New York City, including the Coca-Cola Building, Nelson Tower and most prominently, 40 Wall Street.
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Higher: A Historic Race to the Sky and the Making of a City
Higher: A Historic Race to the Sky and the Making of a City is the debut non-fiction book by American journalist Neal Bascomb.
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A hood/bonnet ornament, radiator cap, motor mascot or car mascot is a specially crafted model which symbolizes a car company like a badge, located on the front center portion of the hood.
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A hubcap, wheel cover or wheel trim is a decorative disk on an automobile wheel that covers at least a central portion of the wheel, called the hub.
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Independence Day (1996 film)
Independence Day (also known as ID4) is a 1996 American science fiction action film directed and co-written by Roland Emmerich.
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Insight Guides, founded by Hans Johannes Hofer, is a travel company based in London with offices in Singapore and Warsaw. They sell customized travel packages, as well as travel guides for both commerce (b2b) and end customers purposes B2C). They also produce maps, globes and travel gadgets for both experienced and new travelers. Insight Guides combines full-colour photography with essays written by local experts. Giving readers reliable, practical information was the driving force behind the concept, but Insight Guides also puts a historical and cultural spin on their content. Hofer's first book, published in 1970, was based on the island of Bali, and was funded by a local hotel. From there, he grew his business, creating over 400 guide books to over 100 destinations. In the late 1990s, he sold his share of the company to Langenscheidt KG. In 2014, Insight Guides and Berlitz Publishing were sold by Langenscheidt to René Frey. Insight launched a new site in September 2015 that focuses on selling customized travel packages prepared by local experts. They also frequently publish travel-related articles and news on their blog.
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Interborough Rapid Transit Company
The Interborough Rapid Transit Company (IRT) was the private operator of the original underground New York City Subway line that opened in 1904, as well as earlier elevated railways and additional rapid transit lines in New York City. The IRT was purchased by the city in June 1940. The former IRT lines (the numbered routes in the current subway system) are now the A Division or IRT Division of the Subway.
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InterMedia Advisors, LLC (a..k.a. InterMedia Partners), is a private equity investment firm focused on leveraged buyout and growth capital investments in the media sector.
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International Style (architecture)
The International Style is the name of a major architectural style that developed in the 1920s and 1930s and strongly related to Modernism and Modern architecture.
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IRT Third Avenue Line
The IRT Third Avenue Line, commonly known as the Third Avenue El and the Bronx El, was an elevated railway in Manhattan and the Bronx, New York City.
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It's the Hard Knock Life
"It's the Hard Knock Life" is a song from the musical Annie with music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Martin Charnin.
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The Italianate style of architecture was a distinct 19th-century phase in the history of Classical architecture.
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IWG plc, formerly Regus, is a multinational corporation that provides a global workplace.
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Jack Kent Cooke
Jack Kent Cooke (October 25, 1912 – April 6, 1997) was a Canadian entrepreneur and former owner of the Washington Redskins (NFL), the Los Angeles Lakers (NBA), the Los Angeles Kings (NHL), and the Los Angeles Wolves (United Soccer Association).
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James Sanders (architect)
James Sanders (born 11 June 1955) is an architect, author, and filmmaker in New York City, whose work has garnered him a Guggenheim Fellowship and an Emmy Award, among other honors.
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Gerald Hatten Buss (January 27, 1933 – February 18, 2013) was an American businessman, investor, chemist, and philanthropist.
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John J. Raskob
John Jakob Raskob, KCSG (March 19, 1879 – October 15, 1950) was a financial executive and businessman for DuPont and General Motors, and the builder of the Empire State Building.
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Kenneth Murchison (1794 - 1 August 1854) was the Resident Councillor of Penang and Singapore, as well as the third Governor of the Straits Settlements.
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King Kong (1933 film)
King Kong is a 1933 American NR pre-Code monster adventure film directed and produced by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack.
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The Krupp family (see pronunciation), a prominent 400-year-old German dynasty from Essen, became famous for their production of steel, artillery, ammunition, and other armaments.
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Charles-Édouard Jeanneret (6 October 1887 – 27 August 1965), known as Le Corbusier, was a Swiss-French architect, designer, painter, urban planner, writer, and one of the pioneers of what is now called modern architecture.
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Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is one of the most popular green building certification programs used worldwide.
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Lexington Avenue, often colloquially abbreviated as "Lex", is an avenue on the East Side of the borough of Manhattan in New York City that carries southbound one-way traffic from East 131st Street to Gramercy Park at East 21st Street.
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Liberty Place is a skyscraper complex in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
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List of buildings and structures
This is a list of buildings and nonbuilding structures.
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List of largest cities throughout history
This article lists the largest cities or urban areas by estimated population in history.
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List of tallest buildings
This list of tallest buildings in the world ranks skyscrapers by height.
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List of tallest buildings and structures
The world's tallest artificial structure is the Burj Khalifa in Dubai (of the United Arab Emirates).
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List of tallest buildings in New York City
New York City, the most populous city in the United States, is home to over 6486 completed high rise buildings of at least 35 meters, of which at least 113 completed are taller than.
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List of tallest buildings in the United States
This list of the tallest buildings in the United States includes all buildings of or higher by architectural height, excluding antennas.
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List of tallest freestanding structures
This is a list of tallest freestanding structures in the world past and present.
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List of U.S. states and territories by elevation
The elevation of U.S. states and territories may be described in several ways.
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Lists of New York City landmarks
These are lists of New York City Landmarks designated by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission.
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Little Nemo is a fictional character created by American cartoonist Winsor McCay.
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A lobby is a room in a building used for entry from the outside.
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Lockport (city), New York
Lockport is a city in Niagara County, New York, United States.
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Los Angeles Kings
The Los Angeles Kings are a professional ice hockey team based in Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles Lakers
The Los Angeles Lakers are an American professional basketball team based in Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
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Lower Manhattan, also known as Downtown Manhattan or Downtown New York, is the southernmost part of Manhattan, the central borough for business, culture, and government in the City of New York, which itself originated at the southern tip of Manhattan Island in 1624, at a point which now constitutes the present-day Financial District.
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The Machine Age is an era that includes the early 20th century, sometimes also including the late 19th century.
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The Maltese cross is the cross symbol associated with the Order of St. John since 1567, with the Knights Hospitaller and the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, and by extension with the island of Malta.
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Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.
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Marble is a metamorphic rock composed of recrystallized carbonate minerals, most commonly calcite or dolomite.
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Margaret Bourke-White (June 14, 1904 – August 27, 1971) was an American photographer and documentary photographer.
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Marquetry (also spelled as marqueterie; from the French marqueter, to varigate) is the art and craft of applying pieces of veneer to a structure to form decorative patterns, designs or pictures.
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Martin G. McCue
Martin Gabriel McCue (February 18, 1875 in Manhattan, New York City – September 19, 1932, in Manhattan, New York City) was an American politician from New York.
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Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company
Founded in 1851, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) is an American mutual life insurance company serving five million clients.
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Men in Black 3
Men in Black 3 (alternatively Men in Black III, and stylized as MIB³) is a 2012 American science fiction action comedy film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and starring Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones and Josh Brolin.
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Mercury (Latin: Mercurius) is a major god in Roman religion and mythology, being one of the Dii Consentes within the ancient Roman pantheon.
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Metropolitan Transportation Authority
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is a public benefit corporation responsible for public transportation in the U.S. state of New York, serving 12 counties in Downstate New York, along with two counties in southwestern Connecticut under contract to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, carrying over 11 million passengers on an average weekday systemwide, and over 850,000 vehicles on its seven toll bridges and two tunnels per weekday.
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Midtown Manhattan, or Midtown, represents the central lengthwise portion of the borough and island of Manhattan in New York City.
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A mortgage loan, or simply mortgage, is used either by purchasers of real property to raise funds to buy real estate, or alternatively by existing property owners to raise funds for any purpose, while putting a lien on the property being mortgaged.
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National Audubon Society
The National Audubon Society (Audubon) is a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to conservation.
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National Historic Landmark
A National Historic Landmark (NHL) is a building, district, object, site, or structure that is officially recognized by the United States government for its outstanding historical significance.
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National Register of Historic Places listings in Manhattan
There are 557 properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in New York County, New York, which consists of Manhattan Island, the Marble Hill neighborhood, and adjacent smaller islands around it.
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Neal Bascomb (born 1971) is an American journalist and author.
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New York City
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
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New York City Board of Transportation
The New York City Board of Transportation or the Board of Transportation of the City of New York (NYCBOT or BOT) was a city transit commission and operator in New York City, consisting of three members appointed by the mayor.
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New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission
The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is the New York City agency charged with administering the city's Landmarks Preservation Law.
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New York City Subway
The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system owned by the City of New York and leased to the New York City Transit Authority, a subsidiary agency of the state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).
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New York Herald Tribune
The New York Herald Tribune was a newspaper published between 1924 and 1966.
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New York Landmarks Conservancy
The New York Landmarks Conservancy is a non-profit organization "dedicated to preserving, revitalizing, and reusing New York’s architecturally significant buildings." It provides technical assistance, project management services, grants, and loans, to owners of historic properties in New York State.
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New York metropolitan area
The New York metropolitan area, also referred to as the Tri-State Area, is the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban landmass, at 4,495 mi2 (11,642 km2).
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New York Observer
Observer is an online newspaper originating in New York City.
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Nickel is a chemical element with symbol Ni and atomic number 28.
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An observation deck, observation platform or viewing platform is an elevated sightseeing platform usually situated upon a tall architectural structure such as a skyscraper or observation tower.
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Otis Elevator Company
The Otis Elevator Company is an American company that develops, manufactures and markets elevators, escalators, moving walkways and related equipment.
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A palace is a grand residence, especially a royal residence, or the home of a head of state or some other high-ranking dignitary, such as a bishop or archbishop.
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Paul Goldberger (born December 4, 1950) is an American architectural critic and educator, and a Contributing Editor for Vanity Fair magazine.
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Pedestrian zones (also known as auto-free zones and car-free zones, and as pedestrian precincts in British English) are areas of a city or town reserved for pedestrian-only use and in which most or all automobile traffic may be prohibited.
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A petasos or petasus (πέτασος) is a sun hat of Thessalian origin worn by the ancient Greeks, often in combination with the chlamys cape.
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Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
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Philip Cortelyou Johnson (July 8, 1906 – January 25, 2005) was an American architect.
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Plymouth was a brand of automobiles based in the United States, produced by the Chrysler Corporation and its successor DaimlerChrysler.
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A proscenium (προσκήνιον) is the metaphorical vertical plane of space in a theatre, usually surrounded on the top and sides by a physical proscenium arch (whether or not truly "arched") and on the bottom by the stage floor itself, which serves as the frame into which the audience observes from a more or less unified angle the events taking place upon the stage during a theatrical performance.
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Purchase, New York
Purchase is a hamlet in the town of Harrison, in Westchester County, New York.
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Q (a.k.a. The Winged Serpent and Q – The Winged Serpent) is a 1982 dark fantasy-horror film written and directed by Larry Cohen and starring Michael Moriarty, Candy Clark, David Carradine, and Richard Roundtree.
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Quebec (Québec)According to the Canadian government, Québec (with the acute accent) is the official name in French and Quebec (without the accent) is the province's official name in English; the name is.
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The Rainbow Room is a private event space on the 65th floor of 30 Rockefeller Plaza in Rockefeller Center, Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
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The RCA Corporation was a major American electronics company, which was founded as the Radio Corporation of America in 1919.
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Reprieve is a nonprofit organisation of international lawyers and investigators whose stated goal is to "fight for the victims of extreme human rights abuses with legal action and public education".
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Rimouski (/ˌrɪmu'ski/) is a city in Quebec, Canada.
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A ripple effect is a situation in which, like ripples expanding across the water when an object is dropped into it, an effect from an initial state can be followed outwards incrementally.
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The Roaring Twenties was the period in Western society and Western culture that occurred during and around the 1920s.
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Rockefeller Center is a large complex consisting of 19 commercial buildings covering between 48th and 51st Streets, facing Fifth Avenue, in New York City.
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Romanesque architecture is an architectural style of medieval Europe characterized by semi-circular arches.
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Ronald "Ron" Rosenbaum (born November 27, 1946) is an American literary journalist, literary critic, and novelist.
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A setback, sometimes called step-back, is a step-like recession in a wall.
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Siena (in English sometimes spelled Sienna; Sena Iulia) is a city in Tuscany, Italy.
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The Skyscraper Museum is an architecture museum located in Battery Park City, Manhattan, New York City and founded in 1996.
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A skyway, skybridge, or skywalk is a type of pedway consisting of an enclosed or covered footbridge between two or more buildings in an urban area.
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Sol Goldman (born Usher Selig Goldman, September 2, 1917 – October 18, 1987) was an American real estate developer.
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A spandrel, less often spandril or splaundrel, is the space between two arches or between an arch and a rectangular enclosure.
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Spider-Man (2002 film)
Spider-Man is a 2002 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name and the first film in the ''Spider-Man'' trilogy.
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Spirit of St. Louis
The Spirit of St.
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In metallurgy, stainless steel, also known as inox steel or inox from French inoxydable (inoxidizable), is a steel alloy with a minimum of 10.5% chromium content by mass.
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A sunburst is a design or figure commonly used in architectural ornaments and design patterns.
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Terracotta, terra cotta or terra-cotta (Italian: "baked earth", from the Latin terra cocta), a type of earthenware, is a clay-based unglazed or glazed ceramic, where the fired body is porous.
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Texaco, Inc. ("The Texas Company") is an American oil subsidiary of Chevron Corporation.
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The New York Times
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
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The New York Times Building
The New York Times Building is a skyscraper on the west side of Midtown Manhattan, New York City that was completed in 2007.
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The New Yorker
The New Yorker is an American magazine of reportage, commentary, criticism, essays, fiction, satire, cartoons, and poetry.
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The Travelers Companies
The Travelers Companies, Inc. is an American insurance company.
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The Wiz (film)
The Wiz is a 1978 American musical adventure film produced by Universal Pictures and Motown Productions, and released by Universal Pictures on October 24, 1978.
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Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
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Time Inc. was an American worldwide mass media corporation founded on November 28, 1922 by Henry Luce and Briton Hadden and based in New York City.
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Tishman Speyer Properties is a company that invests in real estate.
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In Euclidean geometry, a convex quadrilateral with at least one pair of parallel sides is referred to as a trapezoid in American and Canadian English but as a trapezium in English outside North America.
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Travertine is a form of limestone deposited by mineral springs, especially hot springs.
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Troutman Sanders LLP, founded in 1897, has a diverse practice mix, workforce and geographic footprint and has cultivated its reputation for a higher commitment to client care for over 120 years.
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Troy, New York
Troy is a city in the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Rensselaer County.
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The Tudor architectural style is the final development of Medieval architecture in England, during the Tudor period (1485–1603) and even beyond, and also the tentative introduction of Renaissance architecture to England.
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Turtle Bay, Manhattan
Turtle Bay is a neighborhood in New York City, on the east side of Midtown Manhattan.
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Two Weeks Notice
Two Weeks Notice is a 2002 Australian-American romantic comedy film starring Hugh Grant and Sandra Bullock.
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U.S. Green Building Council
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), co-founded by Mike Italiano, David Gottfried and Rick Fedrizzi in 1993, is a private 501(c)3, membership-based non-profit organization that promotes sustainability in building design, construction, and operation.
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United States Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency is an independent agency of the United States federal government for environmental protection.
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Wall Street Crash of 1929
The Wall Street Crash of 1929, also known as Black Tuesday (October 29), the Great Crash, or the Stock Market Crash of 1929, began on October 24, 1929 ("Black Thursday"), and was the most devastating stock market crash in the history of the United States, when taking into consideration the full extent and duration of its after effects.
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Walter Percy Chrysler (April 2, 1875 – August 18, 1940) was an American automotive industry executive and founder of Chrysler Corporation, now a part of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.
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The Washington Redskins are a professional American football team based in the Washington metropolitan area.
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WCBS-TV, channel 2, is the flagship station of the CBS television network, licensed to New York City.
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Westchester County, New York
Westchester County is a county in the U.S. state of New York.
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William Van Alen
William Van Alen (August 10, 1883 – May 24, 1954) was an American architect, best known as the architect in charge of designing New York City's Chrysler Building (1928–30).
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William Zeckendorf, Sr. (June 30, 1905 – September 30, 1976) was a prominent American real estate developer.
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A window sill (also written as windowsill or window-sill) is the surface at the bottom of a window.
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WKTU (103.5 FM) – branded "103.5 KTU" – is a Rhythmic Hot AC-formatted radio station licensed to Lake Success, New York, a suburb of New York City. WKTU is owned by iHeartMedia and broadcasts from studios in the AT&T Building in the Tribeca neighborhood of Manhattan; its transmitter is located at the Empire State Building.
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The Woolworth Building, at 233 Broadway, Manhattan, New York City, designed by architect Cass Gilbert and constructed between 1910 and 1912, is an early US skyscraper.
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World War I
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
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World War II
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
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WPAT-FM, known on-air as "93.1 Amor", is a FM radio station with Bachata music of Romeo Santos & Aventura, today's Reggaeton songs, & a couple Spanish AC songs format.
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The Yankees Entertainment and Sports Network (YES) is an American cable and satellite television regional sports network that is owned by 21st Century Fox (which owns a controlling 80% interest and serves as managing partner) and Yankee Global Enterprises (which owns the remaining 20%).
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A ziggurat (Akkadian: ziqqurat, D-stem of zaqāru "to build on a raised area") is a type of massive stone structure built in ancient Mesopotamia.
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1916 Zoning Resolution
The 1916 Zoning Resolution in New York City was the first citywide zoning code in the US.
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30 Rockefeller Plaza
30 Rockefeller Plaza is an American Art Deco skyscraper that forms the centerpiece of Rockefeller Center in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
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40 Wall Street
40 Wall Street, also known as the Trump Building, is a 71-story neo-gothic skyscraper between Nassau Street and William Street in Manhattan, New York City.
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42nd Street (Manhattan)
42nd Street is a major crosstown street in the New York City borough of Manhattan, known for its theaters, especially near the intersection with Broadway at Times Square in Midtown.
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