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Bossy Monkey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-11-05 04:25 PM
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60. If you dig spires, and it appears that you do...
St Boniface Catholic Church, Quincy IL:

I forget whether GIFs show up on DU; if not, the picture is here:
http://www.quincynet.com/explore/worship/ch102.htm
It looks much better in real life, not nearly so much like a post office with spire envy. Unfortunately my photos of it are not digitized.
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  -What's the most wonderful building you ever laid your eyes on? A-Schwarzenegger  Aug-11-05 01:05 PM   #0 
  - Wells Cathedral  swimboy   Aug-11-05 01:06 PM   #1 
  - Laid eyes on? Or actually went into?  DeposeTheBoyKing   Aug-11-05 01:07 PM   #2 
  - Notre Dame, or the Louvre  bicentennial_baby   Aug-11-05 01:08 PM   #3 
  - What the heck are you doing??  DeposeTheBoyKing   Aug-11-05 01:09 PM   #7 
  - I do a lot during the day, it's nighttime here now  bicentennial_baby   Aug-11-05 01:10 PM   #8 
  - Go to Sainte-Chapelle if you possibly can  undisclosedlocation   Aug-11-05 03:55 PM   #56 
     - Yes, it is as though you're sitting inside a jewel. Such color & light!  I Have A Dream   Aug-14-05 12:35 PM   #88 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-11-05 01:08 PM   #4 
  - Geez - what kind of asshole gets a deleted message in a beautiful building  Rabrrrrrr   Aug-11-05 02:56 PM   #45 
     - Some guy posted "My - - - - -."  A-Schwarzenegger   Aug-11-05 03:35 PM   #51 
  - The Chrysler Building.  terrya   Aug-11-05 01:08 PM   #5 
  - OMG... That's My Favorite Building Too!!  arwalden   Aug-14-05 12:22 PM   #86 
  - My house after a hurricane ...  merh   Aug-11-05 01:09 PM   #6 
  - I like this one by Gaudi better. I think it's Casa Batll .  Brotherjohn   Aug-11-05 01:11 PM   #9 
  - I imagine an elf living in that building  hobo_baggins   Aug-11-05 01:14 PM   #11 
  - welcome hobo  A-Schwarzenegger   Aug-11-05 01:17 PM   #16 
  - Wow. The balconies look like out of Star Wars.  A-Schwarzenegger   Aug-11-05 01:15 PM   #13 
  - I took this pic  SouthoftheBorderPaul   Aug-14-05 11:11 AM   #78 
  - I used to bank at this Bank  StClone   Aug-11-05 01:11 PM   #10 
  - The US Capitol n/t  LiberalEsto   Aug-11-05 01:15 PM   #12 
  - Yes, that's a good one too  DeposeTheBoyKing   Aug-11-05 01:16 PM   #14 
     - The first time I saw the Capitol  LiberalEsto   Aug-11-05 01:22 PM   #23 
  - Preservation hall  LastKnight   Aug-11-05 01:17 PM   #15 
  - World Trade Center  Corgigal   Aug-11-05 01:17 PM   #17 
  - The scene in "Trading Places" when Aykrod and Murphy are about to  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Aug-11-05 02:02 PM   #28 
  - My home..... Growing up......  WCGreen   Aug-11-05 01:18 PM   #18 
  - Teotihuacan, The Pyramid of the Sun  TlalocW   Aug-11-05 01:19 PM   #19 
  - Eiffel Tower, although not really a building more like a monument  Shoeempress   Aug-11-05 01:19 PM   #20 
  - That one's easy  alarcojon   Aug-11-05 01:19 PM   #21 
  - Terminal Tower  enigmatic   Aug-11-05 01:22 PM   #22 
  - THORNCROWN CHAPEL - Eureka Springs, Arkansas  BOSSHOG   Aug-11-05 01:22 PM   #24 
  - St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Aug-11-05 01:25 PM   #25 
  - what's that like inside?  barb162   Aug-11-05 02:37 PM   #39 
     - Haven't the foggiest.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Aug-11-05 02:41 PM   #42 
        - I want to go there and also St. Petersburg; a relative is visiting there  barb162   Aug-11-05 02:46 PM   #44 
  - The Burj Al-Arab is pretty impressive, though I've never seen it in person  Brotherjohn   Aug-11-05 01:36 PM   #26 
  - Yup--that's the one  hyphenate   Aug-14-05 11:49 AM   #83 
  - Fallingwater  tonekat   Aug-11-05 01:58 PM   #27 
  - That was my thought too  Richardo   Aug-11-05 02:04 PM   #30 
  - Hi, Richardo!  CaliforniaPeggy   Aug-11-05 02:33 PM   #33 
     - hey CP!  Richardo   Aug-11-05 02:35 PM   #35 
     - You are so very welcome, my dear Richardo!  CaliforniaPeggy   Aug-11-05 02:37 PM   #40 
     - It's repaired now  tonekat   Aug-11-05 03:13 PM   #50 
     - The deterioration of Falling Water  NV Whino   Aug-14-05 11:13 AM   #79 
  - I'll second that.  NV Whino   Aug-14-05 11:08 AM   #77 
  - I'm ashamed to say that I've lived less than 2 hrs. away from it...  I Have A Dream   Aug-14-05 12:47 PM   #90 
  - I haven't seen the most wonderful building yet  Susang   Aug-11-05 02:02 PM   #29 
  - The Library of Congress  malta blue   Aug-11-05 02:24 PM   #31 
  - Four-way tie for me:  bertha katzenengel   Aug-11-05 02:31 PM   #32 
  - love it!!!!!!!!  barb162   Aug-11-05 02:36 PM   #38 
  - The Biltmore House in Asheville  XNASA   Aug-11-05 02:33 PM   #34 
  - Oh yes and the grounds are wonderful too and it's  barb162   Aug-11-05 02:39 PM   #41 
  - Chartres, Westminster Abbey, Sainte Chappelle  barb162   Aug-11-05 02:35 PM   #36 
  - My home.............  CaliforniaPeggy   Aug-11-05 02:36 PM   #37 
  - The Chateau at Versailles  u4ic   Aug-11-05 02:46 PM   #43 
  - Neuschwanstein  Rabrrrrrr   Aug-11-05 02:59 PM   #46 
  - Oh, wow.  jaredh   Aug-14-05 02:42 AM   #67 
  - Disney used it as a model for the castle at Fantasyland.  rug   Aug-14-05 11:44 AM   #81 
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  - The California Library & Courts building (big images)  Xithras   Aug-11-05 03:05 PM   #48 
  - The St. Louis Arch isn't the most beautiful,  Shell Beau   Aug-11-05 03:11 PM   #49 
  - I was going to say the Arch. When I see it, I know I'm going  scarlet_owl   Aug-11-05 03:36 PM   #52 
  - And moving up on the inside ... Crawford Peace House.  A-Schwarzenegger   Aug-11-05 03:43 PM   #53 
  - Chapel in the Hills  Viking12   Aug-11-05 03:49 PM   #54 
  - That's what I was going to say, but is it a building if it isn't finished  undisclosedlocation   Aug-11-05 03:51 PM   #55 
  - Real buildings don't get finished ... Simon Rodia's Watts Towers...  A-Schwarzenegger   Aug-11-05 04:08 PM   #57 
     - If you dig spires, and it appears that you do...  undisclosedlocation   Aug-11-05 04:25 PM   #60 
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  - US Archives..... the truth is in there.  liberalitch   Aug-14-05 08:15 AM   #73 
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  - Alhambra Palace in Granada,  yellowdogintexas   Aug-14-05 10:06 AM   #75 
  - Two...........  CrownPrinceBandar   Aug-14-05 10:13 AM   #76 
  - Pillsbury Hall U of Minn.  Twillig   Aug-14-05 11:30 AM   #80 
  - I remember someone posted some time back  hyphenate   Aug-14-05 11:46 AM   #82 
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