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The Madonna of the Manger

Christmas, San Gaetano and the Nativity in Theatine Churches

A key episode in the life of San Gaetano Tiene, founder of the Theatine order, relates a mystic vision the saint… 1,253 more words

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Misjudging a Book by its Cover

Readers are asked not to become too despondent at the sight of the photograph above: this is a case of appearances being deceptive. Beyond the unprepossessing façade lie some quite marvellous interiors, albeit these are – like the outside – in need of reparative attention.  1,272 more words

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Flatiron Buildings:NYC,Washington,Boston

Boston: John Hancock (I.M. Pei)    NYC: Flatiron Building (Daniel Burnham)    Washington,DC:Dupont Circle Building (Mihran Mesrobian)

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Awaiting the Saviour


This little gem of Greek Revival architecture looks as though Scotland should be its natural habitat. In fact the building can be found in central North Dublin on Sean McDermott (formerly Lower Gloucester Street) and was originally built as a Presbyterian church. 164 more words

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Academic Revival Broadmoor Apartment

Designed by Joseph Abel and built circa 1928.

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