• Rievaulx Abbey
    and by the late 14th century the rooms were made into two roomed apartments. This emphasises the growing belief in individualism the monks had in the late 14th, early 15th centuries. In the late 15th century a smaller infirmary was built elsewhere to make way for the new Abbot’s house because of the...
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  • Winchester House
    only reason why the house is built crazy was confuse the ghost and that they couldn't find her as easy. She made this happen was by changing things every day, adding a new staircase or building a room inside another room. Every house has its own story to tell; when it was built, who lived in it...
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  • Historic Paper
    total of 15 fireplaces, made out of carved-wood, and none of them to this day have been used. The home has 4 floors, and 31 rooms. The commissioned and founder of the Heurich House was Christian Heurich himself. He was a German American immigrant who was born in 1841 in Germany. Mr. Heurich learned...
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  • St James Motel
    I would recommend the pretzel burger and chicken noodle soup!  The hotel is very well preserved and is a similar experience today. I was given a tour by one of the front desk workers. They showed me the room of the day. Each day the hotel has a different room available to tour. They are each...
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  • medieval castles
    decorated, and colorful room in the building. Since the time spent on prayer was expected four times a day, the chapel was occupied upon rising, at noon, in the evening, and before bedtime. They also consisted of crystal-like windows, which each had a meaning or story to it. Whether it was an image of God...
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  • The House Were I Grew Up
    built right in front of the door, used to drive a car in to the house and momentarily convert the living room in to a garage. The house was built with brick and cement, it had four bedrooms, a kitchen, a bathroom, and, a back yard. It was painted white and looked as if it was unfinished like many...
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  • Spas in Roman Times
    . Some baths also included a room that was very hot and dry, very much like our modern day saunas, called a laconicum. Visits to the hot rooms were followed by a visit to the frigidarium. As the name implies, this room was cold and served to close pores that were open from sweating in the hot rooms...
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  • Under the Sea
    people would come. At this point the Hydropolis does not have rates up yet and the Poseidon will be renting weekly rooms for 15,000 per person per week. "I am certain that one day a whole city will be built in the sea. Our aim is to lay the first mosaic by colonizing the sea," Joachim Hauser...
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  • Ellsworth Milton Statler
    Exposition in St. Louis. After these events, the hotels were torn down. The first "permanent" Statler Hotel that Ellsworth built was also in Buffalo, NY which opened on Jan. 18, 1908 with 300 rooms on the corner of Washington and Swan Streets. The architectural firm Esenwein and Johnson designed the...
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  • Report on Built in Furniture
    floral arrangement. * Oftentimes, a wall niche becomes the focal point of a room much like a piece of furniture or a piece of artwork. WARDROBES AS BUILT IN FURNITURE There are three basic types of built in wardrobes, as listed below: * Full carcase built in wardrobes...
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  • Hotel Competitors
    all the hotels which is nice if you are trying to save a few dollars but still stay in a very nice place. The Grand Hotel was anywhere from 130-190 a night. The Depot was the second cheapest at a price that can vary from 150-200 a night depending on the days you stay and the rooms you’re in. this was...
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  • The Pueblo Grande Platform Mound
    . The walls of the mound were built to hold dirt and trash which served as “cells” and these cells served as a foundation for plastered floors rather than to enclose actual rooms. The corner door of the mound was built to face the northeast. In addition, another doorway was built in the middle of...
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  • Titanic
    sitting. * Other first class accommodations included a squash court, swimming pool, library, barber’s shop, Turkish baths, and a photographer’s dark room. 2. The Titanic was widely believed to be the safest ship ever built. * Tibbals, as previously cited, described the titanic as having n...
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  • Monticello
    foot wooded mountain that would one day be called "Monticello." In 1767 Jefferson did the unheard thing to do in colonial America, he decided to build his dream home on the mountaintop. There were no highways or rivers on the land he built his home and people thought he was crazy and unpractical for...
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  • Tudor Architecture
    style of architecture in England was Hampton Court. Hampton Court is a royal palace in London. Hampton court is similar to courts these days from the way it was built and the way the modern styles with bricks gives the fancy look to the building. “Hampton Court also boasted wonderful marble floors...
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  • The Colorful History of the Ingham County Jail
    not to spend more than $800 in getting it built. This 28x34 building had no room for prisoners, so at the same time a brick jail with wooden cells (ginormous logs) was built onto the back of the already standing building at 125 E. Oak Street. Reminiscent of the 'Old West' it had a stockade of...
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  • Boston House Museums
    The Gibson House was built in Back Bay in 1860. The National Park Service declared the Gibson House a National Historic Landmark in 2001. It is a unique single-family residence that has its kitchen, scullery, butler's pantry and water closets, as well as formal rooms and private family quarters...
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  • Piper Alpha
    production in 1976, first oil platform in the world and then later converted to gas production[1]. The piper alpha platform was ran by day shift and night shift worker. Both of the shift was operate the whole platform to continue supply the oil and gas. The platform have several essential personnel...
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  • Rufus King
    side, allowing the noise to echo and create a smoother vocal sound for the piano. This room was also used for formal entertaining. The Library room was where Rufus king spent most of his time. He spent 14 hours of the day reading books and owned 3,500, he collected over the years. The way he...
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  • Battered Women Syndrome
    according to “The Winchester Mystery house” official guide, upon her death had grown from an 8 room farm house to a 160 room mansion with 2,000 doors,10,000 windows,47 stairways,47 fireplaces,13 bathrooms and six kitchens. The mansion is now A California historical landmark. You will have to visit and decide for yourself whether the house really was built for spirits or just built out of grief....
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