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A Thanksgiving Message

A Thanksgiving Message

This year of 2020 was very challenging. It brought us the pandemic and shut down many of our businesses. There was political turmoil, which we never thought we’d see...and of course the face coverings. That being said, it also showed us by firsthand experience that...

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The Juxtaposition in Amsterdam Architecture

The Juxtaposition in Amsterdam Architecture

Amsterdam is the capital city of the Netherlands. It is referred to as the “Venice of the North” because of its canals. This city is located in Northwest Europe, between Germany in the east, Belgium in the south, and the North Sea in the north and west. Amsterdam has...

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Barcelona Architecture: Sagrada Familia

Barcelona Architecture: Sagrada Familia

Sagrada Familia is one of the most iconic buildings in Barcelona. This Roman Catholic basilica, for all its grandeur, still remains incomplete! Though unfinished, it still attracts millions of visitors every year.  Sagrada Familia was originally started by...

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Neuschwanstein Castle: Where Fantasy Becomes Reality

Neuschwanstein Castle: Where Fantasy Becomes Reality

If Neuschwanstein Castle looks familiar, it’s because it was the inspiration for Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Castle, located in Fantasyland at Disneyland in Anaheim, California. Of course, it is now the logo of Walt Disney Pictures, but was Neuschwanstein Castle...

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Savannah Architecture Has a Haunting Past

Savannah Architecture Has a Haunting Past

Savannah architecture is among the most historical and definitely dresses the part. Many buildings in the area use bricks, symmetrical windows, columns, grand entrances, high ceilings, and of course, crown molding.   The actual style of architecture used in...

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Tarrant County Courthouse in Dallas-Fort Worth

Tarrant County Courthouse in Dallas-Fort Worth

The Tarrant County Courthouse is Fort Worth architecture at its best. Tarrant County’s roots stem from the Old West. As a matter of fact, if you can envision the Wells Fargo stagecoach, as the stagecoach driver verbally yells out a noise so the horse goes faster, you...

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The Beauty of Natchez Architecture

The Beauty of Natchez Architecture

So, why is Natchez architecture so impressive? Well for one, this quaint little town located on the banks of the Mississippi River takes their Southern heritage very seriously by maintaining their mansions and old historic buildings in pristine condition. Natchez is...

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Let It Be Shown in Its Best Light

Let It Be Shown in Its Best Light

When it comes to knowing what it takes to make a home beautiful, interior designer Mark D. Sikes is the go-to guy. Mark knows how to create a sense of elegance by using the perfect shade of color or the perfect wallpaper. But...when it comes to creating and designing...

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Bexar County Courthouse Stays True to Its Creator

Bexar County Courthouse Stays True to Its Creator

Nothing says San Antonio architecture like the Bexar County Courthouse. This beautiful building was designed by internationally renowned architect James Riely Gordon in the Romanesque Revival Style. Mr. Gordon is known for creating 72 courthouses and hundreds of state...

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