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Historical Houses of North America

Woodward's Building, Canada

A historic building in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver is The Woodward's building, British Columbia, Canada. The original portion of the building was constructed in 1903 for the Woodward's Department Store. At one time, this was the premiere shopping destination in Vancouver.


Mall at Robinson, United States

The Mall at Robinson is home to over 150 stores, with Abercrombie & Fitch, American Eagle Outfitters, Ann Taylor Loft, Cache, Charlotte Russe, all the Gap stores, Hollister Co., Hot Topic, PacSun, Rave and Victoria's Secret as some of its most notable stores, as well as a food court.


Teatro Nacional, CostaRica

In the central section of San José Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica (The National Theatre of Costa Rica) is located. Construction began on the theatre in 1891, and it opened to the public on October 21, 1897 with a performance of Faust.


Parliamant House of Barbados

The Supreme legislative institution of the country of Barbados is the Parliament of Barbados. The Parliament of Barbados is bicameral between the Senate ("Upper House") and House of Assembly ("Lower House"). Definition: According to section 5 of the Constitution of Barbados the Parliament of Barbados is composed of three elements.


Morro Castle, Cuba

A picturesque fortress in Cuba is the Castillo de los Tres Reyes Magos del Morro (or Morro Castle) which is guarding the entrance to Havana bay in Havana, Cuba. Juan Bautista Antonelli, an Italian engineer, was commissioned to design the structure.


Fort Rivierie, Grenada

In Haiti at 5:50 p.m. on July 28 of 1915, the marines of two companies and three sailors landed in Haiti, which was a great political upheaval. Thus what would become a long involvement between Haiti and the U.S. Marines began.


Government House Of St. Kitts Nevis

Government House of Saint Kitts is located in Basseterre and which is the official residence of the Governor-General of Saint Kitts and Nevis. This property was built by The Blake family. And around the time of Emancipation (1834) and soon after sold it to Thomas Harper, a planter-merchant and Vestryman.


Casa Presidencial, El Salvador

Presidential House or Casa Presidencial in the Spanish Language, is the official residence of the president of El Salvador. It is situated in Avenida Cuscatlán facing the Beethoven fountains near the National Zoo in San Salvador.


Assumption Place, Canada

The Assumption Place is an office building in the Canadian Province of New Brunswick in the city of Moncton. It is tied for the title of tallest office building in New Brunswick with the Brunswick Square in Saint John, New Brunswick. The building consists of 20 floors.

Alhondiga, Mexico

An old grain storage building in Guanajuato City, Mexico is The Alhóndiga de Granaditas (public granary). This historic building was created to replace an old granary near the city's river. Its construction lasted from 1798 to 1809, by orders of Juan Antonio de Riaño y Bárcena, a Spaniard who was the quartermaster of the city during the Viceroyality of New Spain.