landmarks

  • nationalpark
    April 27, 2014  

    It’s around this time every year that the Department of the Interior designates new national historic landmarks. There are roughly 2500 of them on the list: buildings, properties, even objects that represent important aspects of American history. This past week, four more were added to the list. Continue reading

  • October 25, 2012  

    Until recently, Aleppo, Syria was a vibrant destination, attracting tourists to its famous souk, an eight-mile marketplace, and to the Citadel, one of the oldest castles in the world. But as violence has increased, the city’s ancient and cultural landmarks are the next casualties of the Syrian Civil War. Jeffrey Brown reports. Continue reading

  • December 19, 2006  

    Philanthropist and businessman Andrew Carnegie left a lasting impression on the American landscape. Correspondent Paul Solman looks at Carnegie’s life, including how he made and gave away his money.
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