Schlee-Kemmler Building; Downtown Columbus

[caption id="attachment_12846" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Photo: Civic Arts Project[/caption] Basics: Latitude: [wpgeo_latitude] Longitude: [wpgeo_longitude] Neighborhood: River South District: Downtown City: Columbus State: Ohio Country: USA Style: Romanesque Architect: Dauben Krum & Riebel Use: Mixed-Use Features: Stone Facade Limestone Facade Cornice Pilaster Arch Carved Stone Year Built: 1895 Listing: National Register of…

Pont Saint-Bénezet; Avignon, France

Basics: Location: [wpgeo_latitude], [wpgeo_longitude] Commune: Avignon Canton: Avignon-Est Arrondissement: Avignon Department: Vaucluse Region: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Country: France Type: Stone Arch Bridge Span: 540 Feet Original Span: 2950 Feet Spans: Rhone River Features: Stone Facade Cobble Pavement Overlook Remnant Medieval Drawbridge Elliptical Arch Designation: UNESCO World Heritage Site Historic Centre of…

Musée de l’Orangerie (Orangerie Museum); Tuileries Garden, Paris

Basics: Location: [wpgeo_latitude], [wpgeo_longitude] Arrondissement: 1st Department: Paris Region: Île-de-France Country: France Type: Art Museum Architect: Firmin Bourgeois Ludovico Visconti Features: Adaptive Reuse Stone Facade Year Completed: 1852 This museum formerly housed orange trees for the Tuileries Garden and was converted into an art museum in the 1920's.  It currently…

Altes Museum; Mitte, Berlin

Basics: Location: [wpgeo_latitude], [wpgeo_longitude] Locality: Mitte Borough: Mitte City: Berlin State: Berlin Country: Germany Type: Art Museum Designation: UNESCO World Heritage Site (Part of Museum Island) Architect: Karl Friedrich Schinkel Style: Neoclassical Features: Adaptive Reuse Colonnade Curtain Wall Stone Facade Year Completed: 1830 The Altes Museum houses art and other…

Berliner Dom; Mitte, Berlin

Basics: Location: [wpgeo_latitude], [wpgeo_longitude] Locality: Mitte Borough: Mitte City: Berlin State: Berlin Country: Germany Designation: UNESCO World Heritage Site (Part of Museum Island) Denomination: German Evangelical Architect: Otto Raschdorff Julius Carl Raschdorff Features: Dome Stone Facade Year Completed: 1905 This massive cathedral was built in 1905 as a grand replacement for…

Palau Güell, Barcelona

[caption id="attachment_11567" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Detail of wrought iron above the main doorway at Palau GuellPhoto: Civic Arts Project[/caption] Basics: Location: [wpgeo_latitude], [wpgeo_longitude] Neighborhood: El Raval City: Barcelona Province: Barcelona Autonomous Community: Catalonia Country: Spain Architect: Antoni Gaudi Style: Residential Style: Modernisme Features: Wrought Iron Stone Facade Balony Corbel Mid-rise Year…

Fort Saint-André; Villeneuve lès Avignon, France

Basics: Location: [wpgeo_latitude], [wpgeo_longitude] Commune: Villeneuve lès Avignon Canton: Villeneuve lès Avignon Arrondissement: Nîmes Department: Gard Region: Languedoc-Roussillon Country: France Type: Fort Features: Stone Facade Watchtower Overlook Year Built: 14th Century This historic fort dates back to the 1300's and provides a sweeping view of the Rhone River valley as…

The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art; Indianapolis

Basics:  Location: [wpgeo_latitude], [wpgeo_longitude] District: White River State Park City: Indianapolis State: Indiana Country: USA Architect: Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf Architects Size: 118,000 SF Type: History Museum Features: Sandstone Facade Pergola Materials: Minnesota Dolomite German Sandstone Year Built: 1982 This beautiful museum evokes the pueblo architecture of the Southwest with…

Old Kenyon; Gambier, Ohio

Basics: Location: [wpgeo_latitude], [wpgeo_longitude] Campus: Kenyon College City: Gambier State: Ohio Country: USA Architects: Bishop Philander Chase Reverend Norman Nash Charles Bulfinch Year Built: 1829 (opened) Style: Gothic Revival Size: 187' Wide 50' Deep Features: Sandstone Facade Register No.: 99001686 This massive stone building is one of the oldest examples…

University Hall; Toledo, Ohio

Basics: Location: University of Toledo Campus Toledo, Ohio Style: Tudor Gothic Revival Architect: Mills, Rhines, Bellman, and Nordhoff Inc. Height: 63 feet (main structure) 205 feet (bell tower) Year Built: 1931 Cost: $2 Million University Hall is the striking centerpiece to the UT campus and first established the limestone motif…

Butler County Courthouse; Butler, Pennsylvania

[caption id="attachment_6933" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Photo: Civic Arts Project[/caption] Basics: Location: [wpgeo_latitude], [wpgeo_longitude] City: Butler State: Pennsylvania Country: USA Use: Courthouse Features: Stone Facade Features: Sandstone Facade Features: Turret Clock Tower Year Built: 1885 Architect: James P. Bailey Style: Gothic Listing: National Register of Historic Places Register No.: 77001132 The Butler…