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    I. Some structures are built for a specific purpose, others as a form of art and some, a symbol of a growing country. After 2 ½ years later the Gateway Arch has become one of America’s iconic symbol of growth and prosperity. The Gateway Arch is located in St. Louis Missouri, it’s also on the east side of the Mississippi River. Eero Saarinen an architect came up with the design and won a contest from it. The Gateway arch is a fascinating historical structure built through the hard work of American men, linked to Lewis and Clark Westward Expansion and intended to remind us of our forefather’s committee to America. II. The structure was built through the hard working of American men. A. The Arch is located in a significant spot. 1. Located in St. Louis…

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    little world below you. The itty bitty cars and teeny tiny people. It is hard to believe you were once down there, that the world shrunk or that you grew. The Mississippi River and beyond on one side, St Louis on the other. That's right, you're at the top of the western hemisphere's tallest monument, the Gateway Arch! The Gateway Arch is 630 feet tall and wide, as well as being 43,306 tons and costing 13 million dollars. Four million people visit the park each year. Located at 11 North Fourth…

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    Getting out our disposable cameras all three of us got pictures of the arch. I remember seeing other cool landmarks of the United States like the largest tire in Michigan, the largest Travel America truck stop, and of course the Saint Louis Arch. I admit, seeing the country was really cool, but under the circumstances of moving cross country were less than ideal. The second day came to a close, and the three-day road trip was almost over, but not without stopping at a KOA campground. KOA is a…

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    Julie Mehretu was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 1970. She was schooled in Kalamazoo, where she received her bachelor degree in Art, and continued on to receive her MFA from the Rhode Island School of Art and Design in 1997 (Artnet). She lives and works in Harlem New York with her artist and partner (Plagens). Mehretu works on drawings influenced by architectural plans and aerial maps. She adds many layers to increase complexity. She relates the layering to herself as parts of who she is. She…

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    revival architecture as it was referenced from Italian Gothic Cathedral Interiors and the striped polychromy was particularly success. Also, the Kauri pine ceiling is one of the characteristics of the Cathedral13. Stone The stone used to build the St. Paul’s Cathedral was the stone commonly use in Melbourne, as William Butterfield would like to use the materials to make contrast to other architecture in Melbourne. Butterfield had decided to use cream- coloured stones including Waurn Ponds,…

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    This is very much in line with Romanesque style, where geometric shapes are commonly used along with squares, lozenges, chevrons, and plain circles. In Figure 2 you can see the distinct chevron pattern on the innermost tear of the lower arch. The chevron pattern can also be seen in the Listello separation the upper and lower arches. The influences of Roman architecture can be clearly seen in the Romanesque style, through the prominent use of roman developments like columns and rounded arches.…

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    current stone structure dates to 1853 and the Saint Patrick's church used to be in a wooden design but a fire in 1904 caused majority of the church to be rebuilt by 1906. Patrick’s church has many characteristics that imitate the gothic style that common back then including: a steeply pitched roof, pointed-arch windows, stained glass, and Gothic window above the entry. Gothic architecture are commonly known as the architecture style of many of the great cathedrals, and churches in the past.…

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    means Antonio of the Bridge, curiously enough. Construction began in 1588 and ended in 1591. This bridge is made out of a white stone and is an arch bridge. The Rialto Bridge is a covered bridge and has twenty-four arches of stone for windows. The main arch is 7.5 meters high(Europe for Visitors), or roughly 22 and ½ feet. Mostly made of steps, it is made for pedestrians only. This bridge has also starred in many movies from…

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    There were two establishments that caught my eye right off the bat, Happy Sushi and Gateway to India. I have always enjoyed eating sushi, and without having a current replacement for my sushi restaurant back at home, this is very appealing to me. Gateway to India gained my attention because I have never had an authentic Indian food restaurant near me, and so I have never been able to try it. As I stated above, I am prone and willing to go out and try new things, and so Indian food seems like an…

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    bandwidth feasible to DSL usersis normally compact than the apex cable modem rate because of changes in their respective network technologies. additionally, the "consecrated bandwidth" is only consecrated between your home andthe DSL provider 's core office the providers allow minimal or no assurance of bandwidth all the way against the Internet. DSL access is not as undoubting to packet sniffing as cable modem advance,although ample of the difference security hazards will approach to both DSL…

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