Los Angeles City Hall

Los Angeles City Hall

featuring Brian Culbertson's "Forbidden Love"
Los Angeles City Hall

In a city where skyscrapers are taken for granted, Los Angeles City Hall still manages to turn heads. This seat of L.A. city government was the city’s tallest building for forty years, as new constructions were limited by building codes … Continue reading


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St. Louis (Gateway Arch at Dusk)

featuring Grady Nichols' "End of the Night"
Gateway Arch, St. Louis

The Gateway Arch is instantly recognizable, as is the St. Louis skyline that bears it. This 630-foot monument, standing inside the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, celebrates the United States’ westward expansion and the role St. Louis played in it. Nearby, … Continue reading


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Seattle at Night

featuring Jazzmasters' "Chime"
Seattle at Night

This beautiful night view of Seattle might only be outdone by the view from the top of the famous Space Needle, prominent in the skyline. Built for the 1962 World’s Fair, the Space Needle was designed to have a futuristic … Continue reading


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Warsaw, Poland

featuring Fourplay's "Eastbound 101"
Warsaw, Poland at Night

Situated between Germany and Russia, Poland saw more than its share of turmoil and warfare during the 20th century. Warsaw– Poland’s capital and largest city– was especially stricken. During World War II, the German army methodically demolished about 85% of … Continue reading


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Moscow (Red Square at Night)

featuring Herbie Russ' "Paint the Sky"
The Kremlin, Moscow

For centuries, the city of Moscow has been a seat of political influence and a focus of global attention. In the heart of Moscow lies the historic Red Square, lined with dazzling government buildings that have survived the test of … Continue reading


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Chicago at Night

featuring Paul Hardcastle's "Desire"
Chicago (harbor skyline at night)

The skyline of Chicago is one of the most distinctive in the world and it’s especially beautiful when seen from the city’s Northerly Island peninsula. This vantage point provides an unbroken panorama of the cityscape. As always, the John Hancock … Continue reading


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Kansas City Rainstorm

featuring Peter White's "What's Going On"
Rainy streets of Kansas City

Kansas City is the largest city in Missouri and a state economic and cultural capital. This is reflected in the buildings of the downtown area. Prominent in the cityscape and featured in this eScapes video are the oblong headquarters of … Continue reading


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Point Cabrillo Lighthouse (Night)

featuring David Benoit's "Downtime"
Point Cabrillo Light

The Point Cabrillo Light Station, located in Mendocino County, California, is a California State Historic Park. The lighthouse indeed has a long and interesting history. First lit in 1909, it was a guide for a record number of ships carrying … Continue reading


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Shanghai, China (Huangpu River)

featuring Bob James' "Angela with Purple Bamboo"
Boat down Huanpu River, Shanghai, China

This brilliant look at the Huangpu Riverfront in Shanghai, China demonstrates why the city has become the premier economic and cultural center in mainland China. Here, two sides of Shanghai come together. The Bund– a mile-long riverfront filled with mostly … Continue reading


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