Historic Photos Of Famous Places (32 pics)

Burke Building – Seattle, Washington

Completed in 1891, demolished in 1971 and replaced by the Henry M. Jackson Federal Building.

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Historic Photos Of Famous Places (32 pics)

Het Steiger Canal – Rotterdam, Netherlands

What the canal looked like before it was destroyed in 1940 during WWII, and today.

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Historic Photos Of Famous Places (32 pics)

Old City Hall – Winnipeg, Manitoba

Built 1886, demolished in 1962.

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Historic Photos Of Famous Places (32 pics)

Prentice Women’s Hospital – Chicago, Illinois

Opened in 1975, demolished in 2014.

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Historic Photos Of Famous Places (32 pics)

Times Square – New York City, New York

Through the years.

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The Bucket of Blood Saloon – Detroit, Michigan

Considered the toughest bar in Detroit at the turn of the century, it was demolished in the early 1960s.

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Broad Street Station – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Built in 1881, demolished in 1953.

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RMS Titanic’s Reading and Writing Room

Completed and sank in 1912.

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The Sutyagin House – Arkhangelsk, Russia

Local crime lord Nikolai Petrovich Sutyagin illegally built this house over a 15 year period beginning in 1992. A year after it was completed, it was condemned by the city and torn down in 2009.

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Historic Photos Of Famous Places (32 pics)

Denver Mining Exchange Building – Denver, Colorado

Built in 1891, demolished in 1963 to build a 42-story tower, which was the tallest in Denver at the time.

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Entrance to “Creation” at the 1904 World’s Fair – St. Louis, Missouri

Taken down immediately after it closed on December 1, 1904.

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Haas Palace – Budapest, Hungary

Built in the 1870s, it was damaged in an airstrike during WWII and then finally demolished in 1959.

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Historic Photos Of Famous Places (32 pics)

Cliff House on Ocean Beach – San Francisco, California

1902 to 2019.

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Historic Photos Of Famous Places (32 pics)

Southern Hotel (Gulf City Hotel) – Mobile, Alabama

Built in 1837, demolished in 1934.

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Historic Photos Of Famous Places (32 pics)

Welbeck Parking Garage – London, England

Built in 1970, demolished in 2019.

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Transfiguration Cathedral – Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

Built in 1822, demolished in 1931.

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Queen Hotel – Beverly, Massachusetts

Opened in 1889, destroyed in a fire in 1891.

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Erie County Savings Bank – Buffalo, New York

Completed in 1893, demolished in 1968 and replaced by the Main Place Tower.

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Historic Photos Of Famous Places (32 pics)

Fort Street Union Deposit – Detroit, Michigan

Opened in 1893, demolished in 1974.

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Cabaret de L’Enfer – Paris, France

Opened in 1892, demolished in 1950.

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117 Fenchurch Street – London, England

Built in 1921, demolished in 2015 to make way for 120 Fenchurch Street.

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Home Insurance Building – Chicago, Illinois

Built in 1885, it was the world’s first skyscraper. It was demolished in 1931 to build another Chicago landmark, the Field Building.

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Broadway at Washington Avenue – St. Louis, Missouri

All these buildings from 1892 are gone.

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Essen Hauptbahnhof – Essen, Germany

The railway station before and after WWII.

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Park Terrace – Duluth, Minnesota

Built in 1890, demolished in 1936. Only some stairs and walls remain on the vacant hillside.

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Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church – Berlin, Germany

Built in the 1890s, the church was badly damaged in a bombing raid in 1943. What’s left of the main spire of the old church still stands today.

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Historic Photos Of Famous Places (32 pics)

Baltimore American News Building – Baltimore, Maryland

Built in 1875, destroyed in the Great Baltimore Fire in 1904.

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Historic Photos Of Famous Places (32 pics)

Cossitt Library – Memphis, Tennessee

Opened in 1893, after several renovations the majority of the original structure was gone by 1958.

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The 1900 Paris Exposition – Paris, France

The Palace of Electricity and the adjoining Water Castle were taken down immediately after it closed on November 12, 1900.

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Coolidge Tavern – Watertown, Massachusetts

Built in 1742, George Washington slept here in 1789. It was demolished in 1918 to make way for the development of the Watertown Yard streetcar terminal.

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51-55 State Street Apartments – Springfield, Massachusetts

Built in 1890, demolished in 1958 and replaced by an office building that has sat vacant for years.

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Paleis voor Volksvlijt – Amsterdam, Netherlands

Completed in 1864, destroyed in a fire in 1929.

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