Imagine what the view might be like from the 142nd floor of a glass skyscraper. Imagine taking the fastest elevator in the world to get there. Picture a needle-shaped structure with between 163 and 216 floors. The height: From 2600 to over 3000 feet; the exact figures are being kept secret. This is real...
Come witness remarkable moments in the great cities we call home... and the people who made them. Third in a series.
Pungent and loud in flavor, sprouting un-self-consciously from the plains, reaching and growing as high as it can: Chicago.
The boy gazes out at the violence, then back at the exhibit: "The street looks just the same as this; my God, I can't get out...!" He is part of the exhibit now, trapped inside the glass.
"Stay in here," his father says. "Stay here behind the glass of fear and memory..."
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Miracles and paradoxes abound in San Francisco: A city in constant motion, born in the confluence of events, challenged in tragedy, and re-conceived in fantasy and hope...
Come witness remarkable moments in the great cities we call home... and the people who made them. First in a series.
How you see Miami just depends on when and where you choose to look
Bikini Atoll acquired notoriety far beyond becoming the namesake of the two-piece swimsuit when our nation, after relocating the local population to nearby Rongerik Atoll, began a long series of atomic tests in 1946. It would be temporary, the Bikinians were told, and for the benefit of mankind...