I Love Old Pretty Buildings

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    The Fault And The Beauty

    Sometimes the beauty of a building is in the failure and the fault. I know a magnificent late medieval cathedral. Like a tower of Babel it rises in the sky. When the building of it was in its final stage problems emerged, political and financial I guess, that prevented the...
    moreandless moreandless
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Oct 20, 2010


    I love old places, and I marvel at the architecture of yesterday. Old cathedrals are my favorite, but I love any old building with character.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 12, 2010

    The Duke Chapel

    I visited North Carolina a little over a year ago... and everything in the town I was in was so beautiful! so not California architecture at all it had personality and true love built into its walls, the one place i will always remember if i am unable to revisit was the amazing...
    lisra lisra
    18-21, F
    Sep 28, 2010


    i love those big old broken down abandoned houses in detroit(:
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Feb 21, 2011

    Memories Of Olden Times

    i love old buildings they are beautiful having been standing there for years they make you think they give you that lovely feeling of never being alone or abandoned its the way when you look at them you almost want to cry and the way you almost want to do something weird as...
    colourplum colourplum
    13-15, F
    Oct 4, 2011

    If It Wasnt For These Old Buildings, Then The Buildings Of Today Would Never Have Existed

    i used to have this class for my architecture degree. this class focuses on the history of architecture starting from the ancient times all the way into the 20th century. these lectures went on for hours but i enjoyed learning about the ways af old buildings and how they were...
    jonnyronny jonnyronny
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Mar 27, 2010

    i look for a a Home : a forest,

    fields, a house, villa, swimming pool, veranda, manor, castle, cottage, haussmanian, victorian flat, duplex, buildings, hotel , palace, casino, harem, in a nice place like French Riviera, Paris ( tout arrondissement, banlieue ), Marseille, Lyon, Bordeaux, London, NYC, Miami...
    steack2 steack2
    41-45, M
    Apr 20, 2014

    All Over The World

    i've seen the Notre Dam, the Porte Negra, and numerous churches and museums from France to Germany and all over the U.S. until recently i've only had disposable cameras if i had a cam at all. and most of the pictures i have taken are poorly lit, fuzzy, or from moving tour buses...
    juggalove juggalove
    31-35, F
    Jan 4, 2011

    People Don't Care About History

    Today we went to visit a old house/mansion/original homestead that I'd be waiting to see for a while. The thing is it made me happy but also very sad. Firstly it was surrounded by a high temporary fence, it still has the original windows but many of them were broken/missing- I...
    Mediocre Mediocre
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Oct 3, 2010
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