Stylish HousesI do not own these houses, but I become happy when I see stylish houses around the world.
- Swiss Chalets, seen from the Lake Lucerne.
- Italian House in Rome's residential suburb, south of the Leonardo da Vinci Airport.
Parlos Verdes. California houses at Parlos Verdes (south of Los
Angeles), overlooking the
- Chicago Suburban Houses in Skokie, not far from Chicago's O'Hara Airport.
- Norwegian Houses ready to deal with heavy snow.
- Russian House in
Kaliningrad. This is one of the houses built by Germans before
1945 in their East Prussian city called Koenigsberg. In 1945, this city
became a Russian city of Kaliningrad, and these houses were left abandoned.
Recently rich Russians are buying up and remodelling them. Here is
Kaliningrad has been an isolated Russian naval base, but it has a
very rich history.
Watergate Complex in Washington, DC, USA, and Town Houses in Old Town, Warsaw, Poland.
Yasanevo appartment complex in Moscow.
- Watergate Complex in Washington, DC. Many powerful American politicians live in this complex. Among them, Condoleezza Rice lived here while she was the secretary of state during the second Bush administration (2005-2009).
- Condo Buildings on the east side of the Central Park (New York) seen from an 8th-floor room of the Hotel Essex House on the 59th Street (south of the Central Park). Jacqueline Kennedy lived in one of those buildings. She used to go to the Central Park often. Before Jacqueline, the Central Park was regarded as an unsafe place, and was a deserted place. These days, the Park is a very lively cultural center. Jacqueline made the change by simply going there.
- Town Houses in the Old Town section of Warsaw, Poland. This area was completely destroyed during World War II, but was reconstructed since then.
- Yasanevo is a jungle of
mammoth condo buildings south of Moscow, not far from the Hotel Uskoya of the
Russian Academy of Sciences. Yasanevo can accommodate at least one million
- Another giant building at Yasanebo.
- This Russian Lady came from Yasanebo. She is very happy because I asked her whether she is from Yasanebo at the Cafe Deux Magots in Paris (2010).
Einstein's House in Princeton.
- Elizabeth Taylor, with Eddie Fisher, used to live in this house in Miami's Star Island (Florida). photo taken in January 2004.
- Margaret Mitchell's House in Atlanta, Georgia. Margaret is the author of the "Gone with the Wind."
- JFK House in Boston. John F. Kennedy was born in this house.
- Einstein's house in Princeton. He lived here until his last day in 1955.
- Hans Christian Andersen's House
Copenhagen (red). This dockside house is one of the four houses Andersen owned
in Denmark. He became famous first by writing stories, and then became rich.
White House in Washington, DC.
Windsor Casltle, English House,
and Thames River.
- The Whitehouse in Washington.
- Mount Vernon. Geroge Washington's House.
- Bush (father)'s house in Kennebunkport
(Maine). photo taken in September 2002.
- Japanese Imperial Palace. The
bridge called "Niju Bashi" (double bridge) leads to the entrance to
the Palace. Before the end of World War II, every Japanese was asked
to worship this bridge. Even these days, ordinary people cannot cross
- Windsor Castle
about 60 km west of London. The residence of British monarchs.
This house was built some years ago.
- Windsor Castle, Egnlish House, and Thames. This photo was taken from the bridge over the River Thames connecting Windsor and Eton.
- Harry Truman's house in
Story from Wikipedia
Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
- Thomas Jefferson's Monticello.
Jefferson was an architect, and he designed his own villa in
Charlottesville, Virginia about 200 kilometers south of
- Back of the House. This view of the House is most commonly shown in the literature.
- Side view of the House.
- Wine barrels in the wine cellar.
- Horse stable.
- There are many items in the House showing Jefferson's talents and creativity, but I was not allowed to photograph them. Here is the Wikipedia story
Syngman Rhee's house in
Washington, DC, U.S.A.
- Rhee's House in Washington.
Syngman Rhee was the first president of Korea, and he
lived in this house about 10 km north of the White House, at
4700 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC. Rhee returned to Korea in
1945 after the liberation of the country from Japanese occupation.
While living in this house, he called himself "the life-time
president of the Republic of Korea," and collected taxes or
donations from Koreans living in the United States. Rhee was not
popular with all Koreans, but every Korean, after seeing this house,
says Rhee was a great man. This building is still in good condition.
- My House.