Photo of the Day:

Video of World War I soldiers is projected on the rocks at the Stonehenge monument in England. The installation is part of a new exhibition opening Wednesday, "Soldiers at Stonehenge: Salisbury Plain and the journey to the First World War," that looks back at the site when it was military training grounds.
Andrew Matthews/PA Wire via Associated Press Video of World War I soldiers is projected on the rocks at the Stonehenge monument in England. The installation is part of a new exhibition opening Wednesday, "Soldiers at Stonehenge: Salisbury Plain and the journey to the First World War," that looks back at the site when it was military training grounds.

ICYMI: The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Chicago released preliminary renderings, AIA Los Angeles presented its Design Awards, and AIA Dallas announced its Built Awards.

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Instagram of the Day:

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Video of the Day: London's Barbican Centre hosted a parkour and photography event. [YouTube]


Seven Stories for Tuesday:

Conde Nast employees moved into New York's One World Trade Center, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, on Monday. "The company's arrival was an extraordinary moment that passed in the most ordinary of ways, with employees simply walking in and taking an elevator to their floors." [The New York Times]

The New York City building that is the Tenement Museum today was condemned in 1935, and remained empty for more than 50 years. A resident from the building's early life returns to the site. [The New York Times]

New Haven, Conn.–based Svigals + Partners describes the firm's design for the new Sandy Hook Elementary School, the site of a mass shooting in 2012. [Bloomberg Businessweek]

Should the city of Boulder, Colo., landmark the 1955 Colorado Building, designed by James Hunter, which exceeds the city's modern height limit laws? [Daily Camera]

Photos of spooky abandoned real-life houses. [Slate]

Houston-based Ziegler Cooper Architects is scheduled to break ground Wednesday on Catalyst Houston, a luxury apartment high-rise. [Houston Business Journal]

The stories behind some of San Francisco's empty lots. [San Francisco]

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