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5 news items

Nottingham Post

Nottingham Post
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:25:04 -0700

DAVE Bishop, also known as the election candidate Bus Pass Elvis and the poet Lord Biro, has fired a YouTube shot to open his campaign for more public lavatories, or "toilets" as everyone seems to say nowadays. He and I can't both be wrong on this.

Boston Globe

Boston Globe
Sat, 09 Aug 2014 08:53:16 -0700

Ledge Light is right out of a storybook: a French Second-Empire design with a mansard roof. Our guides said the unusual design was chosen to appease a wealthy property owner who objected to having his idyllic harbor view marred by a “sparkplug.
 
New York Times (blog)
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:11:15 -0700

274 Vanderbilt is a handsome French Second Empire style brownstone located in historic Fort Greene. Built circa 1871, the legal two-family measures 20 feet by 45 feet and sits on a 100-foot lot. This approximately 3,600-square-foot property represents ...

NBC4 Washington

NBC4 Washington
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 03:18:45 -0700

The building was completed in 1888, and its French Second Empire style of architecture was almost immediately unpopular, with various calls until the 1950s for it to be remodeled or replaced. According to an official White House account, even former ...

kgw.com

kgw.com
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 07:05:40 -0700

There were no reports of injuries. A 1980 application for historic status described the Osborn as a design that "incorporates Italianate and (French) Second Empire detailing." When opened as a hotel, it featured "100 rooms and the latest modern ...
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