of no fixed subtitle
November 28, 2008
50 Strange Buildings of the World.
Stolen from da blue.
15 years ago
Some local examples:
Toronto City Hall
Holy Ukrainian Catholic Church
House on Coxwell Ave.
Bata Shoe Museum
And I found another
collection of strange houses
Every public library should be required to look like the Kansas City one.
You list Toronto examples and don't include
I like to pretend it doesn't exist. Ditto U of T's Grad House.
Lucy the Elephant
was built in 1881 in New Jersey, while in Tai Chung, Taiwan there's a monastery built to resemble a seated Buddah. But then, would not the Statue of Liberty also count as a sort of a wierd house?
A strange mixture of the innovative, the visually pleasing, and the outright wtf. The one referred to as the "Mind House" in Barcelona is the spire(?) of the
at Parc Guell.
I remember a car wash shaped like a whale in the Town of Niagara, but on googling it seems to be gone.
#7 and #18 are my favourites. The funkiest building in town here (at work) is probably
, which I just passed on my way back from lunch.
I want that stone house, badly...
That KC library must be recent-ish construction. I lived there for a year, went to UMKC for a term, and knew nothing about it. If I had, I would have never left it.