circa 1900: The Municipal Buildings in George Square, central Glasgow. Glasgow's City Chambers are built in Italian Renaissance style and were opened by Queen Victoria in 1888. The statue on top of the column is Scottish writer Walter Scott (1771 - 1832) and the square also has statues of Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and Robert Burns. (Photo by London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images)
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The Lawn At The University Of Virginia
Engraving shows the main lawn and quadrangle of the campus of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, circa 1830s. The Thomas Jefferson-designed rotunda at the head of the lawn burned in 1895 and was replaced by a Stanford White design which was itself replaced by a reconstruction of the original in 1976. (Photo by Kean Collection/Getty Images)
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Battersea Power Station Silhouette
25th January 1954: Battersea power station in London.
With dimensions of 160m x 170m, the roof of the boiler house 50m tall, and its four 103m tall, tapering chimneys, the station is a massive structure. The building comprises of two stations - Battersea A and Battersea B, which were conjoined when the identical B section was completed in the 1950s, and it was the world's most thermally efficient building when it opened.
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