Category Archives: Architecture

MM 201 The View from Belem Tower

We explored Lisbon’s historical Belem district one day during our stay in Portugal in 2010 and toured the Belem Tower (Torre de Belem), a 16th century fort on the Tagus River not far from the Discoveries Monument. It is also … Continue reading

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MM 200 Honolulu Hotel

We stayed at the Hyatt Place on Paoakalani Avenue during our one-week stay in Hawaii in 2015. My entry for this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge is a close-up shot of the hotel directly across the street from us.

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MM 198 More Photos of Santa Clara

I selected another photo from our trip to Santa Clara a couple of weeks ago for this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge. We came across this building shortly after our visit to Mission Santa Clara when we continued our tour of … Continue reading

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MM 197 Missions in Monochrome: Mission Santa Clara

Our granddaughter Lia is currently in the fourth grade and is studying California Missions. Her brother Tyler is a high school sophomore who has been receiving lots of inquiries from colleges all over the country because of his recent high … Continue reading

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MM 194 One World Trade Center

We visited the 9-11 Memorial during our stay in New York last June and I took several pictures of most of the buildings in the area, including this one which will be my entry forĀ  this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge.

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MM 193 The Empire State Building in NYC

I guess I’ll stay with Manhattan skyscrapers for at least one more week of my Monochrome Madness Challenge entries. I took this shot from one of the balconies of a Raymond Hood Suite on an upper floor of the Bryant … Continue reading

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MM 4-36 New York City’s Chrysler Building

For this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge I have another shot of a Manhattan skyscraper from our trip to New York last June. This one is of the venerable Chrysler Building, once known as the tallest building in the world.

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