50 Years After His Death, Architect’s Buildings Are Still Shaping History
Seventeen projects designed by Le Corbusier have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
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We've all done it: dreamed of pushing our chair away from the desk, grabbing a bag and buying a round-the-world plane ticket. But life, commitments, dusty bank accounts and the idea of all that dratte...
Exploring the world's first 12 heritage sites
The first 12 UNESCO World Heritage sites include the Galapagos Islands, Yellowstone, the center of Krakow, Poland, and rock-hewn churches in Ethiopia.
Memory of the World Programme
UNESCO's Memory of the World Programme is an international initiative launched to safeguard the documentary heritage of humanity against collective amnesia, neglect, the ravages of time and climatic c...
Memory of the World Programme - Wikipedia
World Heritage Sites
A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a place (such as a forest, mountain, lake, island, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that is listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultur...
World Heritage Sites - Wikipedia
50 Years After His Death, Architect’s Buildings Are Still Shaping History
Seventeen projects designed by Le Corbusier have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Chepman and Myllar Prints
The Chepman and Myllar Press was the first printing press to be established in Scotland.The press was founded in 1508 in Edinburgh by Walter Chepman and Androw Myllar, both burgesses of the Scottish c...
Chepman and Myllar Prints - Wikipedia
Memory of the World Register – Africa
The first inscriptions on the UNESCO Memory of the World Register were made in 1997. By creating a compendium of the world’s documentary heritage—manuscripts, oral traditions, audio-visual materials, ...
Spider Bridge at Falls of Schuylkill
Spider Bridge at Falls of Schuylkill was an iron-wire footbridge erected in 1816 over the Schuylkill River, north of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Though a modest and temporary structure, it is thought ...
Spider Bridge at Falls of Schuylkill - Wikipedia
Organization of World Heritage Cities
The Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWHC) was founded on September 8, 1993 in Fez, Morocco. As of December 31, 2007, the organization was made up of 233 cities in which are located sites includ...
World Heritage Sites in Eastern Europe
The UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) has designated 77 World Heritage Sites in nine countries (also called "state parties") of Eastern Europe; defined here to ...
Canadian Heritage Rivers System
The Canadian Heritage Rivers System (CHRS) was established in 1984 by the federal, provincial and territorial governments to conserve and protect the best examples of Canada's river heritage, to give ...
Arecibo Observatory
The Arecibo Observatory is a radio telescope in the municipality of Arecibo, Puerto Rico. This observatory is operated by SRI International, USRA and UMET, under cooperative agreement with the Nationa...
Arecibo Observatory - Wikipedia
SS Great Britain
SS Great Britain is a museum ship and former passenger steamship, which was advanced for her time. She was the longest passenger ship in the world from 1845 to 1854. She was designed by Isambard Kingd...
SS Great Britain - Wikipedia
Graue Mill
The Graue Mill is a water-powered grist mill that was originally erected in 1852. Now a museum, it is one of two operating water-powered gristmills in Illinois (the other is the Franklin Creek Grist ...
Graue Mill - Wikipedia
Wright Flyer III
The Wright Flyer III was the third powered aircraft by the Wright Brothers, built during the winter of 1904-05. Orville Wright made the first flight with it on June 23, 1905. The Flyer III had an airf...
Wright Flyer III - Wikipedia
World Heritage Sites by continent
A World Heritage Site is a place (such as a forest, mountain, lake, island, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that is listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Orga...
World Heritage Sites by continent - Wikipedia
Table of World Heritage Sites by country
As of 2014, there are a total of 1,007 World Heritage Sites located in 161 "States Parties" [sic]. Of the 1,007 sites, 779 are cultural, 197 are natural and 31 are mixed properties. The countries hav...
Table of World Heritage Sites by country - Wikipedia
World Heritage Memory Net
World Heritage Memory Net (WHMNet), a partnership project with UNESCO World Heritage Centre, is a global digital library of cultural, historical, and heritage multimedia collections related to the cur...
World Heritage Memory Net - Wikipedia
Lookout Mountain Incline Railway
The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway is a 4 ft 8 ⁄2 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge inclined plane railway located along the side of Lookout Mountain in the historic St. El...
Lookout Mountain Incline Railway - Wikipedia