Historic buildings

A historic house (building) generally meets several criteria before being listed by an official body as "historic". Generally the building is at least a certain age, depending on the rules for the individual list. A second factor is that the building be in recognizably the same form as when it became historic. Third is a requirement that either an event of historical importance happened at the site, or that a person of historical significance was associated with the site, or that the building itself is important for its architecture or interior.

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    House of Jesuitas

    This house was built by the Jesuits in the mid 18th century following the Canarian stately style and sprinkled with Baroque decorative touches.

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    House Under the Angel, Old Town, Zamosc

    House Under the Angel is one of the so-called. Armenian tenement houses located in the northern part of the Grand Market in Zamosc. It is very richly decorated.

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    House Vicens

    House Vicens is a modernist building in Barcelona, designed by Antoni Gaudi. It is considered one of the first buildings of Art Nouveau and was the first house designed by Gaudi. It helps explain the character of the his work and also a new chapter in the history of modern architecture.

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    Imperial Academy of Arts

    The Russian Academy of Arts in Saint Petersburg, informally known as the Saint Petersburg Academy of Arts, was founded in 1757 by Ivan Shuvalov under the name Academy of the Three Noblest Arts.

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    Independence Hall

    Independence Hall is where both the United States Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated and adopted. It is now the centerpiece of Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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    Kaesong Chomsongdae

    The Kaesong Chomsongdae Observatory is located in Songak-dong, Kaesong, North Korea. It was an astronomical observatory during the Koryo periodю

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    Kalyan minaret

    The Kalyan minaret is a minaret of the Po-i-Kalyan mosque complex in Bukhara, Uzbekistan and one of the most prominent landmarks in the city.

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    Khoja Gaukushon

    The cult Ensemble of Khoja Gaukushon is the largest group of buildings in the centre of old Bukhara. Like others, Khoja Gaukushon Ensemble in Bukhara is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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    Kosh Medrese

    Kosh means «double». Ensemble includes 2 buildings: Modari-khan Madrasah and Abdullah-khan Madrasah.

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    Lugiland Bastion, Bratislava Castle

    Adjacent to the Nicholas Gate, a Gothic gateway from the 15th century in the northeast quadrant, is the Lugiland Bastion. This is a long three-floor building from the 17th century which currently houses the National Council of the Slovak Republic.

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    Mikhailovskaja Dacha

    The Palace grounds of Mikhailovskaya Dacha is the latest link in the chain of the Royal family residences on Peterhof Road. In the early 18th century Mikhailovka consisted of eight villas.

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    Minaret of Jam

    The Minaret of Jam is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in western Afghanistan. It is located in a remote and nearly inaccessible region of the Shahrak District.

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    Mir-i Arab Madrassah

    The construction of Mir-i-Arab Madrasah is credited to Sheikh Abdullah Yamani of Yemen.

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    Montanes House

    This 18th century house combines all of the major European trends. The Andalusian patio has been built into the traditional Castilian stately home style, with English windows and Italian wooden balconies.

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    Monticello was the primary plantation of Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States, who began designing and building Monticello at age 26 after inheriting land from his father. Located just outside Charlottesville, Virginia, in the Piedmont region.

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    National Library of Russia

    The National Library of Russia in St Petersburg is not only the oldest public library in the nation, but also the first national library in the country. The NLR is currently ranked among the world’s major libraries.

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    Palace of Catalan Music

    The Palace of Catalan Music is a concert hall in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Designed in the Catalan modernista style by the architect Lluis Domenech i Montaner, it was built between 1905 and 1908 for the Orfeo Catala.

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    Parva Curia, Deva

    Parva Curia, today the County Department for Sport and Youth Hunedoara, Deva. Parva Curia built in 18th century.

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    Po-i-Kalyan or Poi Kalyan is an Islamic religious complex located around the Kalyan minaret in Bukhara, Uzbekistan.

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    Port of Liverpool Building

    The Port of Liverpool Building (formerly Mersey Docks and Harbour Board Offices, more commonly known as the Dock Office), is a Grade II listed building located in Liverpool, England. It is sited at the Pier Head and along with the neighbouring Liver Building and Cunard Building is one of Liverpool's "Three Graces", which line the city's waterfront. It is also part of Liverpool's UNESCO designated World Heritage Maritime Mercantile City.

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    Pulkovo Observatory

    The Pulkovo Astronomical Observatory, the principal astronomical observatory of the Russian Academy of Sciences, located 19 km south of Saint Petersburg on Pulkovo Heights 75 metres above sea level. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments.

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    Repin House-Museum Penaty

    The museum of the great Russian artist Ilya Repin is located on the bank of the Gulf of Finland at the 45 kilometer distance from St. Petersburg.

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    Rietveld Schroder House

    The Rietveld Schroder House (Rietveld Schröder House) (also known as the Schröder House) in Utrecht was built in 1924 by Dutch architect Gerrit Rietveld for Mrs. Truus Schroder-Schrader and her three children.

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    Royal Liver Building, Liverpool

    The Royal Liver Building is a Grade I listed building located in Liverpool, England. It is sited at the Pier Head and along with the neighbouring Cunard Building and Port of Liverpool Building is one of Liverpool's Three Graces, which line the city's waterfront. It is also part of Liverpool's UNESCO designated World Heritage Maritime Mercantile City.