Savannah Cotton Exchange - Savannah, Georiga



The architecture of a city; buildings, streets, parks, monuments, and cemeteries for example speak volumes about its history, people, culture and the economy. And when you visit a city like Savannah, you will enjoy a rich architecture in all its possible expressions. Most wonderful is that this city advances at the rhythm of the modern times, without losing the enchantment of the past, with all its buildings, houses and every type of structures, full of details and beauty. In this small panoramic picture, we enjoy of just one of this examples, “Savannah Cotton Exchange”. According to information from http://www.scad.edu/dept/arlh/Sarch/cot.htm, this building, located on Bay Street, was built in 1885 by the architect William Gibbons Preston. It was affectionately known as “King Cotton’s Palace”, proudly noting the city’s wealth reaped from cotton.

 

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La arquitectura de una ciudad habla de la historia, la gente, la cultura y la economia del lugar, entre otras muchas lecturas que se pueden hacer, cuando se observa cuidadosamente los edificios, las calles, los parques, monumentos y cementerios. Y cuando se visita una ciudad como Savannah, se disfruta de una arquitectura rica en todas las expresiones posibles. Lo más maravilloso es que al igual que es una ciudad que avanza al ritmo de los tiempos modernos, no ha perdido el encanto del pasado, con edificios, casas y todo tipo de estructuras llenos de detalles y belleza. En este pequeño panorama, disfrutamos de solo un ejemplo, “Savannah Cotton Exchange”. De acuerdo con información en la dirección http://www.scad.edu/dept/arlh/Sarch/cot.htm, este edificio, ubicado en Bay Street, fue construido en 1885, y su arquitecto fue William Gibbons Preston. Fue afectivamente conocido como “King Cotton’s Palace”, debido al orgullo de la ciudad por las riquezas cosechadas del algodón.

 

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