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Kevin Fisher

Kevin Fisher has been interested in architecture since he was a child. Growing up in New York City, he was surrounded by amazing skyscrapers, so this is no surprise. He has turned his childhood fascination into a profession and has been a regular contributor to Art Facts since its inception. Kevin aims to surprise you with fun facts about all types of architectural wonders.

Top 8 Interesting Facts about Stockholm City Hall

When you visit Stockholm, Sweden’s capital and largest city, you’ll definitely come across an imposing red brick building. That’s the magnificent city hall building, a structure that not only looks magnificent because of its location but also because of its distinctive design. In this article, you’ll discover some of the most interesting facts about Stockholm …

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Top 10 Beautiful City Hall Buildings in the World

The city hall or town hall is usually the most important building in a city because it houses the local government offices. These buildings have been constructed in a wide variety of architectural styles which makes it very interesting to see how they blend into the city’s architectural landscape. Some feature distinctive bell towers while …

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Top 8 Interesting Theatre of Marcellus Facts

There are very few places in the world where you can come across a structure that was inaugurated by First Roman Emperor Augustus. That’s just one of the fascinating stories that this open-air theatre in the heart of the Italian capital has to tell. The city of Rome is full of surprises and is home …

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Top 10 Famous Bridges in Spain

It took the Romans about 2 centuries before they managed to conquer the Iberian Peninsula, but they stayed here for almost 6 centuries. This means they constructed many buildings here, including incredible bridges. Like some famous bridges in France, many were used to bring water into Roman cities. Many awe-inspiring structures that were built nearly …

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Top 8 Interesting Facts about the Moulin Rouge in Paris

Very few buildings in Paris have been featured in various forms of media than this one. That’s a bold statement, but it’s pretty accurate. The Moulin Rouge or “Red Mill” is a popular cabaret in the French capital that has a history that goes back well over a century. A popular type of dance was …

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Top 10 Famous Buildings in Seattle

Seattle is the largest city in Washington State and the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. This bustling metropolis is also home to some of the most famous landmarks in the country. The location on a relatively narrow strip of land between Puget Sound and Lake Washington is already marvelous, the background of the …

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Top 8 Interesting Monumento a la Revolución Facts

A turbulent period in the second decade of the 20th century shaped both the culture and government we know today in Mexico. It’s referred to as the Mexican Revolution and it happened exactly a century after Mexico’s War of Independence (1810-1821) against Spain An area in downtown Mexico features several avenues commemorating this event, as …

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Top 8 Interesting Facts about Pompey’s Pillar (Egypt)

When you think about architecture in Egypt, the first things that come to mind are temples and pyramids, right? Egypt became a province of the Roman Empire in 30 B.C., the year that Roman Emperor Augustus defeated Marcus Aurelius and Queen Cleopatra, the final ruler of Egypt. It was part of the Roman Empire for …

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Top 8 Interesting Facts about the Chapel Bridge

Lucerne is a city in Switzerland that is situated on the western end of Lake Lucerne and approximately between Zürich and Bern. The city was constructed on the banks of both the lake and the Reuss River, and one of the most famous bridges in the world crosses it near the city’s historical heart. It’s …

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Top 10 Famous Romanesque Revival Buildings

The 19th century was marked by a strong desire to bring back the memories of what the Romantics believed to be a better past. It was often a reaction against the Industrial revolution and fast urbanization in major cities, but sometimes just a feeling of nostalgia as well. The same applies to another 19th-century revival …

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