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Darktown

Darktown was an African-American neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia. It stretched from Peachtree Street and Collins Street, past Butler Ave. to Jackson Street. It referred to the blocks above Auburn Avenue in what is now Downtown Atlanta and the Sw ...

                                               

Jackson Row

Jackson Row was an African-American slum in Atlanta. Author Ray Stannard Baker described the area in 1907 in language that is offensive to current sensibilities, but nonetheless provides one of the few existing descriptions of the area: One of th ...

                                               

Jenningstown (Atlanta)

Jenningstown was a shantytown in Atlanta built on the top of, and around, what was then known as Diamond Hill in the First Ward. Atlanta University was built on the summit, opening in 1869. Its population shortly after the Civil War was 2.490, al ...

                                               

Lightning (Atlanta)

Lightning was a neighborhood just west of Downtown Atlanta, Georgia, north of the former extension of Magnolia Street, south of Simpson St. and east of Northside Drive. It was razed to make way mostly for the expansion of the Georgia World Congre ...

                                               

Macedonia Park

Macedonia Park was a settlement in what is now the Buckhead Community of Atlanta, Georgia which was located on the present site of Frankie Allen Park in the Garden Hills neighborhood.

                                               

Plunkett Town

Plunkett Town was a neighborhood in the southern part of the city of Atlanta, Georgia. It was located south of Hapeville, Georgia city limits, adjacent to the Atlanta airport and across the railroad tracks from industrial plants. Also referred to ...

                                               

Shermantown (Atlanta)

Shermantown was a late 19th-century African-American shantytown in Stone Mountain Village neighborhood of Stone Mountain in Dekalb County, Georgia. It was named after General Sherman whose troops occupied Atlanta after the Civil War. It sits in t ...

                                               

Slabtown (Atlanta)

Slabtown or Slab Town was a red-light district that developed in Atlanta in the 1840s, and located off present-day Decatur Street. The settlement was then a railroad terminus. On-site structures were built poor workers and settlers largely from t ...

                                               

Tanyard Bottom

Tanyard Bottom, also known as Tech Flats, was a shantytown just south of Georgia Tech along Techwood Drive. It was replaced in the 1930s with the Techwood Homes, Americas first public housing project.

                                               

Tenth Street (Atlanta)

The area around what is now Tenth and Peachtree Streets began as Tight Squeeze, a lawless shantytown during the period following the American Civil War. It consisted of shanties, together with a blacksmith shop and several small wooden stores, be ...

                                               

Federation Pavilion

The Federation Pavilion was a temporary structure erected in Centennial Park, Sydney, for use in the celebrations marking the Federation of Australia on 1 January 1901. It was used to swear in the members of the first Federal Executive Council, i ...

                                               

Graham Lodge

Graham Lodge is a heritage-listed former homestead, function centre and leagues club at Pleasant Way, Nowra, City of Shoalhaven, New South Wales, Australia. It was built from 1860 to 1861 by stonemason Charles Moore and carpenter Willet Burry. It ...

                                               

Lia Pootah

The Lia Pootah are a Tasmanian group who claim to be descendants both of Tasmanian Aboriginal women from several kinship groups and of European men who arrived in Van Diemens Land from 1803 on. They claim to be distinct from the Palawa, a group o ...

                                               

Hampstead Barracks

Hampstead Barracks is an Australian Army base in the Adelaide suburb of Greenacres, located about 6 kilometres to the north of the Adelaide central business district. Situated on the corner of Hampstead and Muller Roads, it is only a small suburb ...

                                               

Kokoda Barracks

Kokoda Barracks is an Australian Army base located in the Canungra Military Area near Witheren, Queensland. It is named after the Kokoda Track campaign during the Second World War. The Australian army in intelligence there are institutions known ...

                                               

Kokoda Barracks, Tasmania

Kokoda Barracks is an army barracks in Devonport on the northwest coast of Tasmania. The Barracks is the home of the 160 Transport Troop, 44th Transport Squadron which is a sub-unit of the 2nd Force Support Battalion. Kokoda is also home to the A ...

                                               

Maygar Barracks

Maygar Army Barracks is located in Broadmeadows, Victoria. It was the training area for the Australian Light Horse during World War I. The barracks was named after Victoria Cross winner Leslie Maygar, who received the award for his actions during ...

                                               

Evolution on Gardiner

Evolution on Gardiner is a high-rise residential building and the tallest structure in Darwin, Northern Territory. It is located on the eastern part of the Darwin CBD on Knuckey Street. The roof of the tower is 100 metres above ground, reaching D ...

                                               

Green Spine

Green Spine is a dual skyscraper development proposed for Melbourne developed by Beulah International and designed by architectural firms UNStudio and Cox Architecture. The site currently hosts a BMW dealership. If completed as planned, the devel ...

                                               

Vision Apartments

Vision Apartments is a residential skyscraper built in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. As of August 2018, the skyscraper is the seventh–tallest building in Melbourne.

                                               

Laird of Brolas

The Laird of Brolas owned the estate at Taynuilt in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. Sir Allan Maclean, 4th Laird of Brolas, who became Sir Allan Maclean, 6th Baronet and the 22nd Clan Chief. Lauchlan Maclean, 2nd Laird of Brolas. Donald Maclean, 1st L ...

                                               

Lord Avondale

There have been several peerage titles created with the name Avondale, referring to the dale of the Avon Water in Scotland. The word strath also means valley, and the area is now better known as Strathaven. The name of the Earl of Avondale, along ...

                                               

Anchor Terrace

Anchor Terrace is a large symmetrical building on the east side of Southwark Bridge Road in London, situated very close to the River Thames. It was built in 1834, and its original inhabitants were senior employees of the nearby Anchor Brewery, So ...

                                               

Lancaster Gate

Lancaster Gate is a mid-19th century development in the Bayswater district of central London, immediately to the north of Kensington Gardens. It consists of two long terraces of houses overlooking the park, with a wide gap between them opening on ...

                                               

Meridian Water

Meridian Water is a £6bn, 20-year regeneration programme in Upper Edmonton, in the south-east of the London Borough of Enfield, North London. Led by the council, the project will build 10.000 homes next to the Lee Valley Regional Park. The house ...

                                               

The Gatehaus

The Gatehaus is an eleven floor residential glass building located in Bradford, West Yorkshire in England. Developed by Asquith Properties, construction began in 2005 and was completed in May 2007. The total cost of the project was £22 million. T ...

                                               

A La Ronde

La Ronde is an 18th-century 16-sided house located near Lympstone, Exmouth, Devon, England, and in the ownership of the National Trust. The house was built for two spinster cousins, Jane and Mary Parminter. It is a Grade I listed building, as are ...

                                               

The Abbey, Sutton Courtenay

The Abbey at Sutton Courtenay is a courtyard house of c. 1320, and later remodelled, in the English county of Oxfordshire. Space and solar spectrum as si. 1320, but on the Western front of the range hall of the castle, and probably at the beginni ...

                                               

Alton Castle

Alton Castle is a Gothic-revival castle, on a hill above the Churnet Valley, in the village of Alton, Staffordshire, England. The site has been fortified since Saxon times, with the original castle dating from the 12th century. The current castle ...

                                               

Ancient House, Clare

The Ancient House is a medieval timber-framed building located in Clare in Suffolk, England. It is a Grade I listed building. The oldest part of the building of the West wing, Dating from the 14th century, while the ornate East wing, believed to ...

                                               

Ancient House, Ipswich

The Ancient House, also known as Sparrowes House, is a Grade I listed building dating from the 15th century located in the Buttermarket area of Ipswich, Suffolk, England. In 1980 the building was acquired by Ipswich Borough Council. The building ...

                                               

Askham Hall

A peel tower was built on the site during the 14th century. It passed into the hands of the Sandford family and in 1575 Thomas Sandford had it substantially enlarged. It became a rectory in 1828 and then became a residence of the Lowther family i ...

                                               

Aston Bury

Aston Bury is a manor house near Aston, Hertfordshire, England. It is Grade I listed building. It was built in the mid-17th century, perhaps the family of Boteler, and was restored in 1883, captain William Edward Freeman obrien and was restored a ...

                                               

Athelhampton

Athelhampton is a settlement and civil parish in Dorset, England, situated approximately 5 miles east of Dorchester. It consists of a manor house and a former Church of England parish church. Dorset County Councils 2013 mid-year estimate of the p ...

                                               

Avebury Manor and Garden

Avebury Manor & Garden is a National Trust property consisting of a Grade I-listed early-16th-century manor house and its surrounding garden. It is located in Avebury, near Marlborough, Wiltshire, England, in the centre of the village next to St ...

                                               

Ayscoughfee Hall

Ayscoughfee Hall is a grade I listed building and modest associated parkland in central Spalding, Lincolnshire, England, and is a landmark on the fen tour.

                                               

Balls Park

Balls Park in Hertford is a Grade I Listed mid-17th-century house. The estate and house are set in over 63 acres of parkland which is listed Grade II on the English Heritage Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest. The estate a ...

                                               

Barnsley Park

Barnsley Park is a country house and park, measuring about 3 miles in circumference in Barnsley, Gloucestershire, England. An Iron Age settlement was once situated within Barnsley Park, and upon the Roman invasion in 360, a Roman villa was built ...

                                               

Bedale Hall

Bedale Hall is a Grade I listed Palladian-style country house in the town of Bedale, North Yorkshire, England. The house is a large two-storey house, built of brick and ashlar with stone slate roof. It is located in a green area in the Northern p ...

                                               

Birtsmorton Court

Birtsmorton Court is a Grade I listed fortified medieval moated manor house near Malvern in Worcestershire, in the former woodlands of Malvern Chase. It is located in Birtsmorton, a small parish 7 miles South-East of Malvern wells, Worcestershire ...

                                               

Blithfield Hall

Blithfield Hall, is a privately owned Grade I listed country house in Staffordshire, England, situated some 9 miles east of Stafford, 7 miles southwest of Uttoxeter and 5 miles north of Rugeley. Hall, with its towers and impregnable walls, was th ...

                                               

Bothal Castle

Bothal Castle is a castle and stately home in the village of the same name near the River Wansbeck, between Morpeth and Ashington in the English county of Northumberland. Botl is Old English for a dwelling. Bothal could refer to a particular dwel ...

                                               

Boughton Monchelsea Place

Boughton Monchelsea Place, previously Boughton Court, is a 16th-century country house in Boughton Monchelsea, Kent, England. The first part of the house was built by Robert Rudston circa 1567–75 on the site of an earlier manor house. It has been ...

                                               

Bowden Park

                                               

Bradfield House

Bradfield House is a Grade I listed country house situated in the parish of Uffculme, Devon, England, 2 miles south-west of the village of Uffculme. This is one of the largest mansions in Devon, was substantially enlarged in about 1860 sir John W ...

                                               

Bramham Park

Bramham Park is a Grade I listed 18th-century country house in Bramham, between Leeds and Wetherby, in West Yorkshire, England. The house, constructed of magnesian limestone ashlar with a slate roof in the classical style, built on a linear plan ...

                                               

Brockhampton Estate

The Brockhampton Estate is a farmed estate in Herefordshire, England, which is owned by the National Trust. The Brockhampton estate is located on the edge of Bringsty common, near the town of Bromyard. The main attraction of the manor of Brockham ...

                                               

Brook, Heywood

Brook in the parish of Heywood, near Westbury in Wiltshire, England, is an historic estate. It was the seat of Robert Willoughby, 1st Baron Willoughby de Broke, KG, an important supporter of King Henry VII, whose title unusually incorporates the ...

                                               

Brownston House

Built of dark rubbed brickwork of fine quality, the house has two storeys and an attic and basement. The wide symmetrical front has a three bay central projection. There is a stone plinth, chamfered stone quoins, and an elaborate stone cornice. T ...

                                               

Bunny Hall

Bunny Hall is a 21.438 square feet grade I listed country house in Bunny, Nottinghamshire. The house was originally red brick Elizabethan house with 80 ft of the tower. The house was rebuilt in 1720 Thomas Parkyns, and now stands 14.5 acres of ga ...

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