Panoramas 40-50

Seven Dials London Panorama

Seven Dials dates back to 1692 when plans for the area were submitted to Sir Christopher Wren, the then Surveyor-General for London. The area is based around 7 streets cumulating in a star shape around the Sun Dial – thus the name Seven Dials. The original Sun Dial was designed…

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Navy Pier Chicago Panorama

Construction of the Navy Pier, Chicago, begun in 1914 under the direction of architect Charles Sumner Frost. The pier was originally designed a shipping and recreational facility, it is now however a theme park and shopping mall. The Pier is also however a great place to view both the cities…

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BART San Francisco Panorama

The Bay Area Rapid Transist System in San Francisco is known as the BART. Out of a total of 43 BART stations there are 15 surface, 13 elevated and 15 subway stations. Opened to the public in 1972 it provides a quick and easy way to explore San Francisco. View…

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Twin Peaks San Francisco Panorama

The small parking area at the northern tip of Twin Peaks Boulevard has one of the best views of San Francisco and the Bay Area. It allows you to view the city and its landmarks including the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz in the distance. View the Quicktime panorama of…

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Jay Pritzker Pavilion Chicago Panorama

Central to Millennium Park in Chicago is the Frank Gehry-designed Jay Pritzker Pavilion, described as the most sophisticated outdoor concert venue of its kind in the United States. The Pavilion stands 120-feet high overlooking the Great Lawn which accommodates an additional 7,000 people. View the Quicktime panorama of the Jay…

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Campanile Berkeley Panorama

The panorama is taken looking out towards the Golden Gate Bridge in the shadow of the Sather Tower on the University of California, Berkeley Campus. Sather Tower is an enduring symbol of UC Berkeley, known as the Campanile, was completed in 1914 and stands 307 feet tall. An elevator ride…

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Union Square San Francisco Panorama

Union Square is in the heart of San Francisco, recently renovated the Square is a good place to hang out, grab a coffee and use the free wifi. Central to the Square is a Corinthian column, a memorial to Admiral Dewey’s victory over the Spanish Navy during the Spanish-American War….

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Chicago Yacht Club Skyline Panorama

Chicago’s Yacht Club has been established since 1869. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan its backdrop is the skyline of Chicago. The panorama was taken on the far jetty opposite the club, aiming to capture the skyline and the water front. View the Quicktime panorama of the Chicago Skyline…

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Chicago Transit Authority Blue Line Train Panorama

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) begun operating in 1947. CTA operates the nation’s second largest public transportation system and covers the City of Chicago and 40 surrounding suburbs. On an average weekday, nearly 1.5 million rides are taken on the CTA. The panorama is taken inside a Blue Line train…

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Hilton Chicago Panorama

Digitalurban is currently away at a workshop on Future Cities, organised by the World University Network and Leeds University. Not much to see round here at the moment although the plans are to head downtown and grab some panoramas of Chicago skyscrapers in the next few days. For now heres…

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