How It's Built

Building the Seattle Space Needle

Building the Seattle Space Needle

The Seattle Space Needle was built in 400 days in 1961 – 1962 for the Century 21 Exposition Seattle World Fair. Learn about the fascinating history of this iconic building and Seattle landmark.

Read Time: 7 Minutes

Building The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France

Building The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France

Notre Dame of Paris has become a tourist hotspot with over 13 million people visiting the cathedral every year. Construction of the church began in the 12th century and in the hundreds of years since, it has seen its fair share of destruction, construction and renovation. Learn all about building Notre Dame of Paris.

Building the DOZR Office: Fire Hall #2

Building the DOZR Office: Fire Hall #2

The DOZR office has a history that dates back to the 1900s. Although it’s been an autobody shop, storage facility and artist loft, the original purpose of this building was to be a fire hall. Learn about the history of the DOZR Office – originally known as Fire Hall #2 in old Berlin, Ontario.

Read Time: 6 Minutes

Building the Venetian Pool

Building the Venetian Pool

The Venetian Pool is a beautiful oasis in the City of Miami. But the pool itself wasn’t originally planned. Instead it was a byproduct of another construction project. Learn about the construction of the Venetian Pool and how it ultimately impacted the growth of the Florida South.

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Building the Statue of Liberty

Building the Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World is an iconic symbol that can be recognized anywhere in the world. While many people associate this statue to the Big Apple, there is a much deeper and richer story behind the Colossal Woman. Learn about how the Statue of Liberty was built.

Building the West Edmonton Mall

Building the West Edmonton Mall

The West Edmonton Mall was built to be the ninth wonder of the modern world. Today, it is a tourist destination that sees over 30 million visitors every year. Learn about building the West Edmonton Mall here.

Read Time: 6 Minutes

Building the Miami Freedom Tower

Building the Miami Freedom Tower

The Miami Freedom Tower is an iconic building in Downtown Miami. But this noteworthy yellow building holds much more history than you might think. Learn about building the Miami Freedom Tower and the importance of this building.

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Building the CN Tower

Building the CN Tower

The CN Tower is an iconic landmark for the city of Toronto and the country of Canada. There’s much more to this building, however, than it just being a landmark. Learn about the history of the CN Tower and facts about how it was built.

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Building Disney World

Building Disney World

Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida is one of the most visited theme parks on earth. A lot happened between the time when Walt Disney decided to build a park on the east coast to when the doors opened in 1971 to make Disney World a reality. This is the story of building Disney.

Read Time: 6 Minutes