We would like to get to know our readers but recognize that privacy is important to all web travelers.  This page describes what information might be collected about visitors and how it will be used.

Your email address

If you contact us via email or our Contact page, your email address will be maintained as a matter of record and used to contact you if it is appropriate.

If we collect your email address for a subscription or other service, we promise:

  • Never to spam your email address.
  • To use reasonable methods to safeguard your email address.
  • Never to share your email address without your prior consent.
  • You may opt out of the email service at any time and we’ll remove your email address from our files.


We use an anti-spam service for comments left on this blog.  Any automatic or self-provided information in your comments may be shared with third-parties for the purpose of spam protection on this site.


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  • Third party advertisers use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to this website and others.
  • Generally, advertisers use cookies to serve ads to readers based on their visit to this site and other sites on the Internet.
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Third Parties discusses the location of architectural works that are typically private property.   A goal of is to appreciate and examine these locations in the light of architecture, art and engineering.  We do so through discussion of architectural publications, architects’ materials and mapping or geolocation and imaging services such as Google Maps,  Microsoft Bing and others.   All location-specific information gathered by this website is publicly and freely available. Sometimes it takes ingenuity and determination to find a precise location from this information.  Generally, we will not disclose a precise location unless it has been previously published, is generally disclosed in available documentation or is easily determined by search.

We respect the privacy of property owners and occupants and request that you do, too. presents these works digitally so that you don’t have to visit them physically.

Please do not attempt to visit a private property mentioned on unless you can do so though a channel authorized by the property owner.