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7 Towers We Love

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Modernism scales to new heights with these structures, all of which found unique ways to touch the sky.
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  The roof deck atop this 30-foot tower in Silicon Valley provides a comfortable setting for observing the surrounding landscape. Photo by Bruce Damonte.  Photo by: Bruce DamonteCourtesy of: Bruce Damonte

    The roof deck atop this 30-foot tower in Silicon Valley provides a comfortable setting for observing the surrounding landscape. Photo by Bruce Damonte.

    Photo by: Bruce Damonte

    Courtesy of: Bruce Damonte

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  An abandoned water tower in Poland has been converted into a comfortable home overlooking the countryside. Photo courtesy of Tim Villabona.

    An abandoned water tower in Poland has been converted into a comfortable home overlooking the countryside. Photo courtesy of Tim Villabona.

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  Perched atop a vacation home in New Zealand, this small tower serves as a perfect lookout and stargazing spot. Photo by Matthew Williams.  Photo by: Matthew WilliamsCourtesy of: matthew williams

    Perched atop a vacation home in New Zealand, this small tower serves as a perfect lookout and stargazing spot. Photo by Matthew Williams.

    Photo by: Matthew Williams

    Courtesy of: matthew williams

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  A converted concrete water tower in Belgium meets the residents' specifications for the perfect home, offering character, a unique history, and a great view.

    A converted concrete water tower in Belgium meets the residents' specifications for the perfect home, offering character, a unique history, and a great view.

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  The apartment towers in Detroit's Lafayette Park, designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, have aged gracefully and flourished with new life. Photo by Raimund Koch.  Photo by: Raimund Koch

    The apartment towers in Detroit's Lafayette Park, designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, have aged gracefully and flourished with new life. Photo by Raimund Koch.

    Photo by: Raimund Koch

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  In hot and humid New Orleans, a chartreuse-and-silver tower distinguishes this house from the traditional, century-old houses that surround it. Photo by Amy Eckert.  Photo by: Amy Eckert

    In hot and humid New Orleans, a chartreuse-and-silver tower distinguishes this house from the traditional, century-old houses that surround it. Photo by Amy Eckert.

    Photo by: Amy Eckert

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  The New York City skyline is on full view outside architect Cass Calder Smith's Manhattan apartment. Photo by Brian Finke.  Photo by: Brian FinkeCourtesy of: BRIAN FINKE

    The New York City skyline is on full view outside architect Cass Calder Smith's Manhattan apartment. Photo by Brian Finke.

    Photo by: Brian Finke

    Courtesy of: BRIAN FINKE

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