As a culture, we tend to only focus on moving towards the future. While this is certainly not a bad thing, we often barrel over the past in our urgency to get there. Unfortunately, this can mean tearing down important pieces of history to make room for something new.
These impressive examples of blending new and old architecture create incredible sights. You will want to take notice if you're ever near any of these buildings.
8 Spruce Street and the Woolworth Building in New York, New York.
Church Museum in Montreal, Canada.
The Old and New San Francisco Bay Bridges, California.
Swansea Castle in Wales.
The city of Tokyo in Japan.
The Nextower and Eschenheimer Turm in Frankfurt, Germany.
The Chicago Water Tower in Illinois.
Downtown Shanghai, China.
Wong Tai Sin Temple in Hong Kong, China.
Saigon Notre-Dame Cathedral in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
The city of Milan in Italy.
Bank of England in London.
White House in Isle of Coll, Scotland.
City of Nanjing, China.
National Architects Union Headquarters in Bucharest, Romania.
Royal Ontario Museum Crystal Building in Canada.
Small homes in Aarhus, Denmark.
The city of Warsaw in Poland.
Sant Francesc Church in Santpedor, Spain.
Harbor City in Hamburg, Germany.
Trinity Church and the Hancock Tower in Boston, Massachusetts.
The city of Brno in the Czech Republic.
We should always embrace the past instead of destroying it. Even the worst moments in history hold important lessons to learn, and old structures are beautiful manifestations of memories.
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