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Eiffel tower

Mars, Saturn, and Spica

The tower erected in 1889 by freemason Gustave Eiffel (who also designed the inner structure of the Statue of Liberty) remains to this day the tallest structure in Paris. The Eiffel tower served as the entrance to the World’s Fair, opening out onto the Champ de Mars. The Mars Field… Read More »Mars, Saturn, and Spica

One Times Square

One Times Square at 42nd and Broadway is 111m in height (see my Repeating Ones post). It was the second tallest building in New York City when it opened in 1904. Times Square is known today as: The Crossroads of the World Image courtesy Michael McDonough under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.… Read More »One Times Square