Russian traditional architrave - “nalichnik” - still can be found even in a big cities.
Some of those was made in XIX century.
The Rookery, Chicago, Illinois
"[Eddie Lampert is] known as one of the worst CEOs in America — the man who flushed Sears down the toilet with his demented management style and harebrained approach to retail. Sears stock is tanking. His hedge fun is down 40 percent, and the business press has turned from praising Lampert’s genius to watching gleefully as his ship sinks. Investors are running from ‘Crazy Eddie’ like the plague.
"That’s what happens when Ayn Rand is the basis for your business plan."
what they skylines In these cities would look like if there was no light pollution.
I want to be a giraffe.
The income range to be considered middle class:$25,500 – $76,500
Year inflation-adjusted median household income peaked at $56,080: 1999
Percent increase in productivity from 1979 to 2012: 75
What the median middle-class income ($51,017) would be if wages grew at the same rate: $77,131
(Check out this handy tool from EPI to see what your income would be if it had kept up with productivity.)
Number of guaranteed days of paid vacation given to U.S. workers: 0
Number of vacation days U.S. workers are entitled to, but don’t take, in a typical year: 175 million
Number of industrialized countries that do not mandate paid maternity leave: 1
(yes, the U.S. is the only one that does not require paid leave.)
Percentage of Americans near retirement with less than $30,000 in their retirement accounts: 75
Percentage increase in housing prices since 1990: 56
Share of Americans that do not have enough money saved to pay their bills for six months: 3/4
Percentage of income gains captured by the top 1 percent in the first three years of the economic recovery: 95
Average income of top 1 percent:$1.2 million
Average net worth of the top 1 percent:$16.4 million
The share of wealth held by the richest 400 Americans: 1/2
Percentage of the 1 percenters who said they were “middle class at heart”:76
The total number of Americans living in poverty — with incomes of $23,492 for a family of four or $11,720 for an individual:46.5 million
Art History Meme [1/4] Colors
↳ Bright Yellow: Edgar Degas, Vincent Van Gogh, Giovanni Antonio Canal, Sandro Botticelli
Built in 1867 on historic Washington Square in Newport, RI, the Opera House Theater is ripe for restoration, but we really need your support to continue to move forward. The theater is a wonderful architectural treasure which has been protected …
As she began her career as an actress, Maggie Smith was told that she was too “dull, plain and sexless” to succeed in the industry. More than sixty years, one Dame of the British Empire, two Academy Awards, one Tony Award, and three Golden Globes (out of over twenty nominations) later, it could be argued that Dame Maggie has proven her detractors wrong. At seventy-eight years old she has defied all odds by not only remaining relevant as a ageing woman in the film industry, but by picking up steam along the way and becoming one of the most respected, prolific and well-known faces in the business. Still as much the image of grace, beauty and success as she ever was, it would appear that Dame Maggie Smith is in the prime of her career, with nowhere to go from here but up.
Classic. Via Doyle Herman Landscape Design Associates in New York.