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Through the Lens

Through the Lens

NewsPlexus Media
Jul 11, 2019
The work of famed American architect Frank Lloyd Wright was recognized Sunday as eight of his buildings, including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City, Los Angeles' Hollyhock House and the Unity Temple in suburban Chicago, were added to the UNESCO World Heritage list. Here's a look at some of those buildings.

In Other News

In Other News

NewsPlexus Media
Jul 11, 2019
The work of famed American architect Frank Lloyd Wright was recognized Sunday as eight of his buildings, including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City, Los Angeles' Hollyhock House and the Unity Temple in suburban Chicago, were added to the UNESCO World Heritage list.

Through the Lens

Through the Lens

NewsPlexus Media
Jul 8, 2019
Iraq on Friday celebrated the UNESCO World Heritage Committee's decision to name the historic city of Babylon a World Heritage Site in a vote held in Azerbaijan's capital, years after Baghdad began campaigning for the site to be added to the list. The 4,300-year-old Babylon — now mainly an archaeological ruin and two important museums — is where dynasties have risen and fallen since the earliest days of settled human civilization.

In Other News

In Other News

NewsPlexus Media
Jul 8, 2019
Iraq on Friday celebrated the UNESCO World Heritage Committee's decision to name the historic city of Babylon a World Heritage Site in a vote held in Azerbaijan's capital, years after Baghdad began campaigning for the site to be added to the list. The 4,300-year-old Babylon — now mainly an archaeological ruin and two important museums — is where dynasties have risen and fallen since the earliest days of settled human civilization.

World News from News Plexus

World News from News Plexus

NewsPlexus Media
Apr 19, 2019
For some Britons who watched Notre Dame burn so fiercely in Paris, the horror was mixed with apprehension. What happened to the French landmark this week could easily befall the Houses of Parliament in London. The seat of Britain's government is a crumbling, leaky, rodent-infested fire trap that fire wardens must patrol around the clock to avoid an inferno. Warnings about Parliament's dilapidated state have been growing louder, and experts say they can no longer be ignored.

World News from News Plexus

World News from News Plexus

NewsPlexus Media
Apr 19, 2019
Eugene Viollet-le-Duc is still the man to go to when it comes to restoring Notre Dame, even though he died nearly 140 years ago. As a young architect in Paris, Viollet-le-Duc made it his life's work to preserve the iconic cathedrals, monasteries and palaces that were damaged during the French Revolution and fell into further disrepair amid an early 19th century economic slump. His more than 20 years of work on Notre Dame, already prized for its vision and detail, may be put to its greatest use yet.

World News from News Plexus

World News from News Plexus

NewsPlexus Media
Apr 17, 2019
Is there anything firefighters could have done to control the blaze that tore through Paris' historic Notre Dame Cathedral sooner? Experts say the combination of a structure that's more than 850 years old, built with heavy timber construction and soaring open spaces, and lacking sophisticated fire-protection systems led to the quick rise of flames Monday, which jeopardized the entire cathedral before firefighters brought the blaze under control. "Very often when you're confronted with something like this, there's not much you can do," said Glenn Corbett, a professor of fire science at John Jay College.

Los Angeles News

Los Angeles News

NewsPlexus Media
Apr 11, 2019
The Getty Conservation Institute has announced plans to restore and maintain one of Los Angeles' most stunning homes for generations to come. The institute said Wednesday it partnered with the Eames Foundation on an ambitious conservation plan for the Eames House.

US News from News Plexus

US News from News Plexus

NewsPlexus Media
Feb 20, 2019
In a major setback to plans to build the Obama Presidential Center on Chicago's South Side lakefront, a federal judge ruled Tuesday that a lawsuit challenging its location — brought by environmental group Protect Our Parks — can proceed.

World News from News Plexus

World News from News Plexus

NewsPlexus Media
Feb 13, 2019
A new study suggests the practice of building huge stone monuments spread throughout ancient Europe from northwestern France.