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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Apr. 27, 2014: Painted Ladies in San Francisco

PortMoresby ·
Many Victorian buildings that survived the 1906 earthquake were destroyed in the fires that followed. Those, like these, that escaped both were largely located west of Van Ness Ave, the line at which fire fighters dynamited buildings, creating a fire line to save at least part of the city. I'm glad these were saved, PHeymont, or the City would be a very different place, wouldn't it. Thanks.
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Re: Cragside, near Rothbury, Northumberland

Travel Luver ·
A lovely place!
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Re: Homes of Leadville

GarryRF ·
A wonderful display of Architecture from bygone times. I love the way colours have been woven into the fabric of the buildings. Do many American (inc Canadian ) people define eras of History by the reigning Monarch of the time ?
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Re: Homes of Leadville

DrFumblefinger ·
Hi Garry. Regarding your comment, I think the Victorian era was one that was "special" in world history. It was a time when the sun never set on the British empire and the British influence on the world (mostly good in my opinion -- a common language, parliamentary goverance, etc) was at its peak. I don't think we'll have an Elizibethian II era nor a Charles era.
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Re: Homes of Leadville

PHeymont ·
I think for the U.S., Victoria is pretty much it. We've often shared styles, but what is referred to in England as Regency is usually called Federal here. You might make an association between your Georgian and our 'Colonial.' Certainly no post-Victorian styles here are associated with reigning monarchs. I wonder what sort of style might be associated with Edward VIII... well, maybe not!
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Re: Homes of Leadville

GarryRF ·
Before its founding in 1793, Danville was a huge tobacco producer when no other crop would succeed except the “Bright Leaf” tobacco which made Danville tobacco one of the most sought after varieties and top tobacco producing areas in the world. Competing tycoons built many homes along Main Street trying to one up each other. As a result, Danville’s Millionaires’ Row of homes became a symbol of Victorian and Edwardian architecture in the early United States. George G.
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May 6, 2017: Post Office, Nuwara Eliya

DrFumblefinger ·
A visit to the historic Victorian era post office in Sri Lanka's mountain town of Nuwara Eliya, also known as "Little England."
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The Painted Lady, Reidsville, GA

Travel Rob ·
Travel Rob travels to Reidsville, Georgia to show you Georgia Folk Victorian Architecture
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Saltburn by the Sea, North Yorkshire

Paul Hunter Landscape Tog ·
Paul Hunter has visited Saltburn since his childhood, and finds it still holds its Victorian charm.
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Apr. 27, 2014: Painted Ladies in San Francisco

PHeymont ·
  San Francisco is noted for its colorfully-decorated Victorian houses—the Painted Ladies—with multiple colors used to highlight their ornate details. Built by the hundreds in the prosperous days after the Gold Rush and the Civil War,...
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Homes of Leadville

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger explores some of the beautiful Victoria architecture you'll find on the residential streets of Leadville, Colorado.
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Cragside, near Rothbury, Northumberland

Ian Cook ·
Ian Cook shares a series of beautiful series of photos and the interesting story of a Victorian estate in Northumberland.
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A Day in Cape May

Stephanie Kalina-Metzger ·
Stephanie enjoys the beautiful architectural and gustatory treats during a day at lovely Cape May.
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Missouri Botanical Garden Should Be on Your To-Do List

Samantha ·
Samantha shares her beautiful visit to the Missouri Botanical Gardens in St. Louis. It wasn't on her to-do list, but she is so glad they visited.
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Re: A Day in Cape May

Marilyn Jones ·
It has been decades since I was in Cape May; a true gem! You did an excellent job of portraying this city and all it has to offer!!
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Re: Saltburn by the Sea, North Yorkshire

Amateuremigrant ·
Ah ! The call of the north ! I may live 350 miles further north but Yorkshire is the fifth distillation of The North
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Serendipity 3, Upper East Side, New York

Samantha ·
Samantha and her husband visited Serendipity 3 while in NYC. It may already be familiar to you from its appearances in films and on TV.
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