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Doorways of the World
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Description:
This "Category" endeavours you to find and photograph "Unique- Historic or Interesting" doors and portals" that are found in every country in the world.
Expanded Description:
You may "Waymark" any doorway with a door or a door separately, as stipulated below, of above average interest that the viewers might find interesting enough to stop and admire.

The requirements for submitting a "Waymark" are:

  • 1. Title with name of building/structure & city/town.

  • 2. A large close-up photo of the door or portal. These may also be displayed on your "Waymark" page.

  • 3. A general area photo of the building/structure where this "Unique Door" is located.

  • You may post additional photos of the area or close-ups of designs and if you wish you may include yourself in the photo too.

  • Instructions for Posting a Doorways of the World Waymark:
  • 1. - Title with name of building/structure & city/town.
  • 2. - A large close-up photo
  • of the door or portal may be displayed on the "Waymark" page.
  • 3. - A general area photo of the building/structure where this "Unique Door" is located.
  • Additional photos of the area or special close-ups of designs can be submitted to the "Gallery" and if you so wish you may include yourself in the photo too.

  • If this is your first Waymark for this Category please review previously accepted Waymarks for guidance.
  • Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
  • At least one photo is required.
  • A VISITED only remark, will be deleted.
  • Category Settings:
    • Waymarks can be added to this category
    • New waymarks of this category are reviewed by the category group prior to being published
    • Category is visible in the directory
    Variables:
    • Type of material of the door
    • Functional door?
    • Location of this door/way
    • Is it accessable only by paid admission"
    • Style
    • Address or physical location
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    Doorways of the WorldArsenal - New Orleans, LA

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    This thick building with massive steel doors was the site of the Battle of Liberty Place during Reconstruction. The White League, a white supremacist group, defeated the integrated Metropolitan Police of New Orleans in a pitched battle.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

    location: Louisiana

    date approved: 4/7/2007

    last visited: never

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    Doorways of the WorldPedesclaux House - New Orleans, LA

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    Typical French doors leading to small balconies dot the second and third floors of this 1811 house. The house was the setting for George Washington Cable’s 1873 story, “Sieur George.”

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

    location: Louisiana

    date approved: 4/7/2007

    last visited: 2/15/2015

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    Doorways of the WorldLouisiana Supreme Court Building - New Orleans, LA

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    Blindingly white, richly detailed marble sheaths this 1909 building, originally constructed for the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Edward Douglas White, once the Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, guards the entrance to this building.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

    location: Louisiana

    date approved: 4/7/2007

    last visited: 1/21/2013

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    Doorways of the WorldGardette House - New Orleans, LA

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    A web of intricate ironwork surrounds this three story house with its raised basement. The entry door is deeply recessed above the sidewalk and reached from a steep, narrow stairway. The house is said to be haunted by the victims of a hideous crime committed in 1880.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

    location: Louisiana

    date approved: 4/7/2007

    last visited: never

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    Doorways of the WorldChurch of the Immaculate Conception - New Orleans, LA

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    Set in the middle of a city block, this Jesuit Catholic church, with its Moorish archways and domes framed by dark red-brick, sports bronze doors of Moorish geometric architecture. Each door weighs 1500 pounds.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

    location: Louisiana

    date approved: 3/6/2007

    last visited: 4/1/2014

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    Doorways of the WorldCafe Brasil, Frenchmen St. NOLA

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    Colorful eyecatching door on Frenchmen St. in New Orleans.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mike adams

    location: Louisiana

    date approved: 1/19/2012

    last visited: never

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    Doorways of the WorldUnited Fruit Company - New Orleans, LA

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    With all the fruit decorating the door to this 1920 building, you’d swear it was a fruit company. It was – the New Orleans headquarters of United Fruit Company.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

    location: Louisiana

    date approved: 3/6/2007

    last visited: 12/28/2014

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    Doorways of the WorldHibernia National Bank - New Orleans, LA

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    Favrot and Livaudais designed buildings all over Louisiana, including this, the tallest building in New Orleans from 1921 until 1965. The building’s white crown, lit different colors at night, keeps it one of the most prominent buildings the skyline. The bronze doors are richly ornamented.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

    location: Louisiana

    date approved: 3/6/2007

    last visited: 12/28/2014

    Image for Front Entrance Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church - Vacherie, LAview gallery

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    Doorways of the WorldFront Entrance Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church - Vacherie, LA

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    Large wooden doors with huge gothic hinges greet all to service in this fine Catholic church.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390

    location: Louisiana

    date approved: 9/8/2011

    last visited: never

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