Frank Lloyd Wright Fans Pick Oak Park, Illinois; Deborah Charnes; Chron

A great architect is not made by way of a brain nearly so much as he is made by way of a cultivated, enriched heart.* Visitors to Chicago will recognize the windy city has had many a great architect…

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The Best Statue of Liberty Tours: What to Know Before You Go; Lyn Mettler; US News

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A trip to Hawaii: 7 best place to visit in Hawaii; Break.com

Hawaii is a beautiful and extremely interesting archipelago of the United States which has captivated the love of many tourists.

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The best architectural masterpieces by Frank Lloyd Wright; Tamara Hinson; Independent

This is an important year for fans of the late architect Frank Lloyd Wright: 2019 marks 60 years since he died, and 60 years since his greatest work, the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, opened in New…

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Driving the American Southwest, looking for a reboot; Lauren Ritchie; Orlando Sentinel

Driving the American Southwest is inspiration for a reboot for this local columnist.

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Loganair announces Norwegian route for Newcastle airport; Richard Dawson; North East Times

Loganair has announced that flights will commence on a new route between Newcastle and Norwegian city Bergen…

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World Heritage Festival kicks off five days of celebrations; David Ibanez; KSAT

The 2019 World Heritage Festival kicked off Wednesday for five days of celebrating San Antonio’s unique history, heritage, and culture through various informational and family-friendly events.

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The Best of America’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Katie Mok; Ecophiles

In July 2019, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee inscribed the 20th century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, consisting of eight Frank Lloyd Wright-designed sites in the USA, to the UNESCO World Heritage List.  These eight sites are the first American works of modern architecture that UNESCO deems “of outstanding universal value.” There are now…

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America’s grand buildings constructed by slaves – ​Monticello; Reuters

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Monticello, the expansive brick home of Thomas Jefferson, sits atop a hill overlooking farmland, trees and the University of Virginia, the institution founded by the third US president.Its distinctive architecture – a columned portico, balconies ringing the upper floors, the famous dome – has landed the residence on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list and the back of the US nickel.Built between 1769 and 1809, Monticello is also one of the most famous of the hundreds of landmark American buildings constructed by slaves. Four hundred years ago this month, the boat carrying what is believed to…

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A World Heritage City; Global Philadelphia Association

Celebrate Philadelphia’s role as a pioneer on the global stage.

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How Jefferson Lost Some Luster in His Own Hometown; Fred Lucas; Daily Signal

Charlottesville has been defined by Thomas Jefferson’s legacy, but the third president is now a target in the city’s conflict with history.

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The wonderful national parks of western U.S.A.; Len Rutledge; Pique News Magazine

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Discovering The Best Of Austin, From Cowboys To Cocktails; Georgina Safe; Viva

Georgina Safe grabs her partner and explores both the rustic and sophisticated delights of this Texas town.

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This Photographer Has Vowed to Shoot All 431 Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings Around the World; Anna Ben Yehuda Rahmanan; Fortune

The Phoenix-based shutterbug has vowed to take a picture of each one of them in the best light possible.

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Fallingwater by Frank Lloyd Wright; Matthew Barker; Icon Eye

As the work of Frank Lloyd Wright enters the UNESCO World Heritage List, Matthew Barker considers Fallingwater, the embodiment of his quest for natural harmony and his disregard for engineers.

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Pueblo Alto Trail provides look into the past with panoramic views of Chaco Canyon complex; Glen Rosales; Albuquerque Journal

Pueblo Alto Trail provides look into the past with panoramic views of Chaco Canyon complex…

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Bold Thinker Who Redefined US Architecture Receives Honor for the Ages; Dora Mekouar; VOA News

He is arguably America’s best known architect — in part because he was a shameless self-promoter — but Frank Lloyd Wright also possessed the talent and success to back up his boasts. And now eight of his designs are being recognized on a global scale.   “The 20th century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright” was recently added to the list of  UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The designation is given to places that are deemed to have “outstanding universal value to humanity.” It’s rare for an architect to be designated by name…

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It’s the Top 10 Again for UVA in New Money Magazine Ranking; Jane Kelly; UVA Today

Money ranked UVA the 10th-best-value school for the third year in a row, and No. 7 in the magazine’s ranking of public universities. UVA is the only public university in Money’s top 10 to meet 100% of students’ demonstrated financial need.

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North Rim day: dendroglyphs, deer herds and the Golden Age of tourist development; Reuben Wadsworth; St George News

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Taliesin West in Scottsdale added to World Heritage List; Melissa Robbins; Cronkite News

The slanted roofs of Taliesin West mimic nearby ridgelines in the foothills of the McDowell Mountains. Its massive stone walls, long and low-slung, almost blend into the surrounding desert. Legendary American architect Frank Lloyd Wright began construction on Taliesin West, meant to be his winter home, in 1937. His vision was to create a structure that reflected the expansiveness of the Sonoran Desert. Eight decades later, the complex and seven other landmarks designed by Wright have been designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The designation, which was announced July 7 during a ceremony…

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