SKYSCRAPERS

SKYSCRAPERS

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • skyscrapers — are very tall buildings that contain offices or places to live. The first were built in Chicago in the late 1880s but they have since been copied all over the world. After 1913 the top few storeys of skyscrapers were often stepped back (= built… …   Universalium

  • skyscrapers — The 1990s’ urge to be the tallest follows the 1950s’ impetus to be the largest. When the Soviet Union was the standard for political and cultural expression, Red Square next to the Kremlin in Moscow, the largest parade ground of its kind in the… …   Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture

  • Skyscrapers (professional wrestling) — Infobox Wrestling team article name=The Skyscrapers type=T caption=Dan Spivey (Left) Mean Mark Callous(right) with manager Teddy Long members=Sid Vicious Dan Spivey Mark Callous Masked Sky Scraper heights= Vicious: height|ft=6|in=9 Spivey:… …   Wikipedia

  • Skyscrapers in film — Skyscrapers are frequently featured in films for their impressive appearance and potent symbolism. They convey an impression of power ndash; an old movie and TV cliché starts with the outside view of a skyscraper with a voice over conversation,… …   Wikipedia

  • Skyscrapers of Windsor, Ontario — 75 Riverside Drive = 75 Riverside Drive is a tall office tower This is a residential condominium with commercial space on the ground floor. It was constructed just east of the Detroit / Windsor Tunnel (the engineering group TROW monitored the… …   Wikipedia

  • skyscrapers — n. very tall building …   English contemporary dictionary

  • List of cities with most skyscrapers — This list of cities with most skyscrapers ranks cities around the world by their number of buildings higher than various thresholds, complementing the list of cities with the most high rise buildings, which uses a 35m cutoff. Contents 1 Cities… …   Wikipedia

  • Theo & the Skyscrapers — Infobox musical artist Name = Theo The Skyscrapers Img capt = Landscape = Yes Background = group or band Origin = New York, USA Genre = Electronic Years active Label = Dark Daddy Records Associated acts = Lunachicks Toilet Böys URL =… …   Wikipedia

  • We Should Have Never Lived Like We Were Skyscrapers — Infobox Album | Name = We Should Have Never Lived Like We Were Skyscrapers Type = Album Artist = Chin Up Chin Up Released = October 13, 2004 Recorded = 2004 Genre = Indie pop Length = Label = Flameshovel Producer = Reviews = *Pitchfork Media… …   Wikipedia

  • Theo and the Skyscrapers (album) — Infobox Album Name = Theo and the Skyscrapers Type = Album Artist = Theo the Skyscrapers Released = 2004 Genre = Electronic Length = Label = This album = Theo and the Skyscrapers (2006) Next album = So Many Ways To Die (2007)Theo and the… …   Wikipedia

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