In 1911, architects at Ohio State University wanted to formalize geometric walkways through the Oval area, but lack of funds prevented a prompt execution. Students instead made their own paths based on convenience, which over time became actual paved paths. bizjournals.com/columbus/…
The Medici Family build a elevated walkway in Florence in 1565 just to avoid contact with the common people. They even connected it to their private lodge at the Felicica Church and moved the Ponte Vecchio meat market to avoid the smells. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vas…
Today I learned about Bishop's Castle, the largest one man architecture project in the world. Jim Bishop has been building, by hand, his very own castle in the mountains of Colorado. The stone castle is 16 stories high with cathedral windows, spiral staircases, iron walkways, and a fire breathing dragon. atlasobscura.com/places/b…
Popular artist Thomas Kinkade practiced "ritual territory marking" by urinating on elevators, Disneyland sculptures, and public walkways. latimes.com/archives/la-x…
The Lekki Conservation Center In Lekki, Nigeria, is an oasis of nature within the urban chaos of Lagos, and the suspended canopy walkway that rises over the reserve is the longest in all of Africa atlasobscura.com/places/l…
Statistically, Otis is the world's most popular transportation company. It is estimated that the equivalent of the world's population travel in Otis elevators, escalators and moving walkways every three days. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oti…
Today I learned of the "Mile Into The Wild" Walkway, an elevated walkway in a refuge for more than 450 Lions, Tigers, Bears, Wolves and other rescued carnivores. It's elevated because the animals do not consider sky as territory, allowing humans to observe them without causing a fight or flight response. wildanimalsanctuary.org/m…
The Rolling Stones put on a free concert on Copacabana Beach in Brazil. It was one of the largest music concerts in history, with 1.5 million attendees and 10,000 security personnel on duty. The 7-story tall stage even had a walkway that was connected to the Stones' hotel across the street. news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/enter…
London has an elevated system of walkways between buildings that was more or less abandoned in the 1980s. youtube.com/watch?v=Q-ox1…
In 1968 RAF Pilot Alan Pollock, in protest against the RAF's 50th Anniversary not being adequately celebrated, flew his Hawker Hunter into Central London. Flying over key landmarks, Pollock eventually flew through between the road and the upper walkway of Tower Bridge, a gap of less than 20m. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haw…
After the collapse of the Hyatt Regency walkway, a surgeon removed a trapped mans leg with a chainsaw to save his life en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hya…
In 2002 ten people -including toddlers- fell into the shark tunnel of a New Orleans aquarium when the walkway they were on collapsed. Luckily nobody got seriously injured. news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/ameri…
In 1981 two walkways in a hotel collapsed on top of a dance party which was the deadliest structural collapse in US history until the world trade center en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hya…
A 2600-ton ship carried 3 km inland in the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami became a local tourist attraction, and was renovated in 2013 to include walkways, a jogging area, and a fountain en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apu…
Brad Pitt appears in Fight Club at least six times before Tyler's first scene. Once on a moving walkway, once as a waiter on tv, and 4 times in subliminal single frame shots. eeggs.com/items/3312.html
Toronto's CN Tower is building a 1.5m wide walkway 116 stories up. Outside. With no guard rail. citytv.com/toronto/cityne…
Moving walkways in airports and supermarkets are called "Travelators" en.oxforddictionaries.com…
Dallas' Love Field was the first airport with moving walkways. usatoday.com/story/travel…
Narita International Airport in Japan replaced its walkways with a running track for travelers who have to run to catch their next flight fastcodesign.com/3044951/…
The city of Toronto has more than 30 kilometers of tunnels and walkways connecting nearly every office in the downtown area. This includes the largest underground shopping complex in the world. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PAT…
In 1981 a pair of stacked walkways inside the atrium of the Hyatt Regency, Kansas City, collapsed killing 114 and wounding 216 more. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hya…
There is a glass walkway in China's Tianmen Mountain National Park that is 200 ft long and about 4700 ft in the air. Oh, and the glass? just 2 1/2 inches thick. designboom.com/weblog/cat…
Swedish, Norwegian, and Finnish borders meet at one point on a lake. There are walkways around it so you can run between 3 countries in circles. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tre…
During a dance competition in hotel in 1981, an elevated walkway collapsed onto the crowd killing 114 people. A surgeon rescued one trapped victim by amputating their leg with a chain saw. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hya…
There's a 4,600-Ft High Glass Cliff Walkway Open In China geekologie.com/2016/08/no…
There is a 4000 ft. high glass walkway tacked to the side of a mountain in China visualnews.com/2011/12/01…
During rescue efforts of the Hyatt Regency walkway collapse a Surgeon used a chain saw to amputate a leg skywalk.kansascity.com/ar…
A walkway in the lobby of a Hyatt hotel in Kansas City collapsed in 1981 killing 114 people. A memorial was never built. In 2011, Hyatt informed a group trying to build a memorial that they would not contribute because a different company took over management in 2011. fox4kc.com/2011/12/07/hya…
A walkway collapsed at s Kansas City Hyatt hotel, causing over 100 fatalities. The scene was so bad, a surgeon had to perform an emergency leg amputation using a chainsaw. skywalk.kansascity.com/ar…
Due to a small change in the design during construction, the Hyatt Regency walkway collapsed during a dance competition killing 114. [Fixed] en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hya…
In 1981, two walkways at the Hyatt Regency in Kansas City collapsed and resulted in 114 casualties. This was the largest structural collapse in U.S history before 9/11. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/H…
In the Hyatt Regency walkway collapse (Kansas City, 1981), a man trapped underneath an I-beam had his leg amputated with a chainsaw. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hya…
China has a glass walkway which you can see a 4700 drop beneath you easytourchina.com/scene-v…
Today I learned about the 1981 Kansas City MO. Hyatt Regency hotel walkway collapse. At the time, it was the deadliest structural collapse in U.S. history, not surpassed until the collapse of the south tower of the World Trade Center in 2001. youtube.com/watch?v=czmQS…
Today I learned of the Hyatt Regency walkway collapse which occurred in 1981 in Kansas City. The incident killed 114 people and was, until September 11, the deadliest structural collapse in US history. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hya…
Moving walkways were invented in 1893. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mov…
[] Google Streetview also uses a tricycle to map walkways, footpaths, college internals etc maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&…

Please note that this site uses cookies to personalise content and adverts, to provide social media features, and to analyse web traffic. Click here for more information.