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The Watergate complex in Washington DC is well known for the Watergate scandal during Richard Nixon's presidency. It was built in 1962.
Federal Reserve Bank System 12 Reserve Banks, together with the Board of Governors in Washington D.C., make up the Federal Reserve System. HQ: Federal Reserve System Eccles Building in Washington D.C. (Central Bank of the USA) 1. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston 2. Federal Reserve Bank of New York 3. Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia 4. Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland 5. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond 6. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta 7. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago 8. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis 9. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis 10. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City 11. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas 12. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Microsoft headquarters The headquarters of Microsoft Corporation - the world's biggest software developer - are located in Redmond, Washington. Naturpark Spessart Zauberwald Mein-Spessart Tourismus Kooperation Hier finden Sie Hotels, Restaurants und Regionale Produkte im Spessart. Tagungshotel-Wellnesshotel-Urlaubshotel-Businesshotel-Ferienhotel im Spessart Mehr Informationen auf unserer Internetseite NASA Headquarters and NASA Centers The NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) headquarters are located in Washington DC. NASA Centers have special duties and are located in throughout the USA. It was established on July 29, 1958 - On October 1, 2008 NASA celebrates its official 50th Anniversary! International Monetary Fund (IMF) headquarters The International Monetary Fund (IMF) headquarters - a subsidiary of the Worldbank - are located in Washington D.C. Inauguration Day 2009 The Inauguration Day 2009 takes place on January 20 at the US Capitol in Washington DC. Barack Obama becomes the 44th President of the United States. Palm Islands Dubai The Palm Islands in Dubai are artificial islands. The construction of the first island Palm Jumeirah began in 2001. One year later the construction of Palm Jebel Ali was started. In September 2008 the resort Atlantis opened on Palm Jumeirah. It includes a hotel, a theme park and a conference center. In Dolphin Bay guests are able to swim with trained dolphins. A third Palm - the Palm Deira is in developement. According to the developer its surface will be larger than Paris. HBO Concert "We are One" On January 18, 2009 HBO aired the Live concert "We are One" for Barack Obama. Hundreds of thousands of people celebrated with the next president of the USA at the Lincoln Memorial. The White House The White House in Washington DC is the official residence of the President of the United States. United States Capitol The United States Capitol is the legislative branch of the US government. It is located on the capitol hill in Washington D.C. Burj Al Arab The Burj Al Arab in Dubai is one of the most exclusive and expensive hotels in the world. It has 60 floors and 202 rooms and is 321 m (1,053 ft) high. The construction took 5 years from 1994 - 1999. Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay The Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay is a famous hotel in San Mateo County, California. 'Pretty Woman' Hotel If you want to spend a night at the "Pretty Woman" Hotel like Richard Gere and Julia Roberts, you have to go to the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. Hotel Fontainebleau The Hotel Fontainebleau in Miami Beach was used as film set for James Bond - Goldfinger, Bodyguard and Scarface. Institutionen in den USA Die wichtigsten Institutionen in den Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika. Crocodile Hotel In the Kakadu Nationalpark (UNESCO World heritage) in the North of Australia you can stay at the hotel "Gagudju Crocodile Holiday Inn". Marina Bay Sands Hotel Marina Bay Sands is a hotel located along the Marina Bay waterfront in Singapore which opened in June 2010. It features the world's largest public cantilevered platform. Google Earth 3D version: http://www.glotter.com/earth?latlng=1.2831,103.8566&altitude=0&heading=-91&tilt=77&range=1325 The Westin Bonaventure Hotel The Westin Bonaventure Hotel built in 1976 was film set for several great movies: Rain Man (Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise) Forget Paris (Billy Crystal) In The Line of Fire (Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich) True Lies (Arnold Schwarzenegger) Nick of Time (with Johnny Depp) The world's ugliest building... The world's ugliest building - the Ryugyong Hotel - is located in Pyongyang, North Korea. It was never completed due to several construction and material problems. Hotel del Coronado The Hotel del Coronado is an U.S. National Historic Landmark which is located in San Diego. It opened in 1888 and has been featured in many movies and TV productions like Baywatch and "Some Like It Hot" (Marilyn Monroe), etc. A room in the hotel is supposed to be haunted by the ghost of Kate Morgan.