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  • Architecture Tourism

    Because of the way it links art with history, engineering and graffiti (and a healthy dose of celeb worship), architecture is one of people's travel passions. In places like Newport, Rhode Island -- famous for its "Gilded Age" mansions -- touring the former homes of Rockefellers and Doris Duke is practically a must-do. Text by Lena Katz, JustLuxe.com.
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  • Architecture Tourism

    With 10 Newport mansions now under the care of the Preservation Society of Newport County, they've become monuments to the Gilded Age - open to anyone who can buy a viewing pass. Text by Lena Katz, JustLuxe.com.
    Preservation Society of Newport
  • Architecture Tourism

    Palm Springs' history is glamorous, naughty, and full of Hollywood secrets. Participants in PBS film producer Michael Stern's The Modern Tour get an inside scoop complete with a peek at Frank Sinatra's home. Text by Lena Katz, JustLuxe.com.
    The Modern Tour
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    Another great Palm Springs landmark: the Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway, where a dashing Elvis Presley once carried the beautiful young Priscilla over the threshold.Text by Lena Katz, JustLuxe.com.
    Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway
  • Architecture Tourism

    In many of Europe's old city centers, wonderful architecture and historically significant buildings are at every turn. In Venice, travelers can stay in stunning 16th century buildings like the Palladio Hotel & Spa-which was originally intended to be a convent. Text by Lena Katz, JustLuxe.com.
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    People staying in one of Europe's former convents, palazzos or castles are often treated to a much different view than passers-by ever dream of: For example, the secret 3-acre garden tucked behind Palladio Hotel and neighboring Villa F. Text by Lena Katz, JustLuxe.com.
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    For tourists who like their vacations to include a cultural crash course, an interest in architecture might necessitate a jaunt to Buffalo in upstate New York, just to take the "All Wright All Day" Frank Lloyd Wright tour. Text by Lena Katz, JustLuxe.com.
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    Buffalo is not exotic, but it is a surprise gem, with many significant buildings by Louis Sullivan, H.H. Richardson, Richard Upjohn, and of course Frank Lloyd Wright, whose many contributions to the city landscape include the Martin House complex, pictured.Text by Lena Katz, JustLuxe.com.
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    People who want exotic backdrops and Bohemian style will fall in love with Santa Teresa, a charmingly dilapidated neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro, known as much for its street art as its historic homes. The mosaic steps leading up to the convent epitomize the neighborhood's colorful flair. Text by Lena Katz, JustLuxe.com.
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    Don't call it graffiti, whatever you do! The boldly experimental, awesomely creative street art in the BoHo-Brazilian community of Santa Teresa is a main sightseeing attraction in Rio de Janeiro. Text by Lena Katz, JustLuxe.com.
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