10 magnificent architectural edifices that got lost as the modern world developed
Today we bring you glimpses of how the world was before modernization came around.
#1 The Grand central at New York City used to be covered beautifully in sun rays which has now been blocked by several other new buildings.
#2 The original Neue Elbbrücke bridge in Hamburg, Germany with its imposing towers before it was destroyed to widen the bridge in 1959.
#3 One of the oldest houses which used to be situated at Hamburg was built in 1504 and destroyed in 1910.
#4 Another magnificent building whose originality got lost to modernization.
#5 The 6th century Buddhas of Bamiyan statue blown to nothing by the Taliban in 2001.
#6 The scenic and archaic little town of Hildesheim, Germany, which became collateral damage in the war in 1945.
#7 Ludgate Hill, London, in existence around the 1800’s was destroyed in the Second World War now restructured and redesigned.
#8 The ancient 2000-year-old N6 pyramid which used to be located in Sudan was destroyed by an Italian treasure hunter in the 1800’s.
#9 What the Cincinnati public library used to look like until 1955.
#10 The original New York’s Times square in 1919 before modernization happened.
Surely, these pictures must have fascinated you, especially if you are an architecture buff. Which one got you thinking the most? Tell us in the comment section below.
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