Castle Howard is a stately home in North Yorkshire, England, 15 miles north of York. One of the grandest private residences in Britain, most of it was built between 1699 and 1712 for the 3rd Earl of Carlisle, to a design by Sir John Vanbrugh.
Cathedrals in the United States. - St. Patricks Cathedral located on Fifth Avenue between 50th and 51st Streets in New York City is decorated in a Neo-Gothic style. Love this picture with the taxis and the old buildings against new!
A library in the middle of a community is a cross between an emergency exit, a life raft and a festival. They are cathedrals of the mind; hospitals of the soul; theme parks of the imagination. On a cold, rainy island, they are the only sheltered public spaces where you are not a consumer, but a citizen, instead. - Caitlin Moran