Chicago’s Astounding Aqua Tower

Chicago Aqua Tower

Soaring into the skies of the Windy City’s East Lakeshore neighborhood, Aqua Tower comprises 86 floors topped with an 82,500 square foot terrace replete with pools, gazebos and running tracks. Notable not only for its Great Lakes-inspired undulating limestone slabs, Aqua Tower is also the tallest building in the world whose lead architect was a woman.

The Two Worlds In Paris’ Skyline

Paris Skyline Photo

The timeless architectural styles within Paris’ most popular arrondissements are juxtaposed nicely with the 14 sleek, modern skyscrapers found within its urban area. Currently, Paris’ urban area holds the title of having the greatest number of skyscrapers of any metropolitan areas within the European Union.

The Timeless Beauty Of Toledo, Spain

Once the nation’s capital, Toledo was home to the coexistence of Christians, Muslims and Jews in a time of otherwise tumult. Given that and its impressive Bronze Age architecture, it was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986.

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