Travels with Larry


Travels with Larry: Langevin Block

Located directly across from the Centre Block on the other side of Wellington Street is the Office of the Prime Minister and Privy Council of Canada, housed in what was previously known as the Langevin Block in Ottawa, Canada. When construction of the building was...

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Travels with Larry: Langevin Block

Copper-Clad Domes Offer the Best Views of L.A.

The nine white, over-sized letters that are featured in films, on postcards and even in billboard hit songs usually come to mind when thinking of California. But as I gazed up at Mount Hollywood, three copper-clad domes caught my attention instead. Atop of the Hollywood...

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Copper-Clad Domes Offer the Best Views of L.A.

Travels with Larry: The National Cathedral School

While visiting the iconic Washington National Cathedral in the nation’s capital, I noticed a beautiful neoclassical or beaux-arts structure discreetly hidden behind a neat row of shrubs off Wisconsin Avenue NW. Hearst Hall is part of the National Cathedral School, a private day school for...

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Travels with Larry: The National Cathedral School

The First LEED Rated Embassy in the U.S. Uses Copper

By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist Walking around northwest Washington, D.C., I found myself standing in front of Number One Observatory Circle, the official residence of the vice president. However, what caught my attention was the emerald, rectangular structure...

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The First LEED Rated Embassy in the U.S. Uses Copper

NYC American Radiator Building Uses Copper

By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist Adjacent to Bryant Park, along West 40th Street, is the striking American Radiator Building (since renamed the American Standard Building, which is now home to the Bryant Park Hotel). The art deco and gothic-inspired building...

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NYC American Radiator Building Uses Copper

George W. Bush Presidential Library Features Copper Alloys

By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist Upon suggestion from a colleague, I recently stopped by the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum while in Dallas, Texas.  It was my first time visiting a presidential library, and I’ve come to the conclusion...

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George W. Bush Presidential Library Features Copper Alloys

Travels with Larry: Austin, Texas

By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist The massive singular bronze star provides a rather obvious clue to exactly where you are: Texas, of course!  In particular Austin, the state capitol and in this case the Bullock Texas State History Museum....

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Travels with Larry: Austin, Texas

Travels with Larry: Washington, D.C. Part 2

By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist Someone remind me to plan a trip to Washington, D.C. every spring/summer!  There is great weather for walking, all the plants either sprouting or in bloom, and of course there are lots of interesting...

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Travels with Larry: Washington, D.C. Part 2

Travels with Larry: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist Walking around older sections of Philadelphia, I expected to find lots of interesting Colonial sites, as well as buildings from the early decades of our country.  After all, Philly’s the home of Independence Hall...

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Travels with Larry: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


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