The Neue Elbbrücke Bridge in Hamburg, Germany, was ruined in 1959 to add an additional lane.

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The former Mappin & Webb Building in London, England

The Mappin & Webb building in 1993, which was demolished to make way for No 1 Poultry. No 1 Poultry is a building in the City of London, allocated to office and commercial use.

The Neue Elbbrücke Bridge in Hamburg, Germany, was ruined in 1959 to add an additional lane.

Château de Rentilly in Bussy-Saint-Martin, France

The Neue Elbbrücke Bridge in Hamburg, Germany, was ruined in 1959 to add an additional lane.

Tangopaso

Lutheran Church in Yelets, Russia

The Neue Elbbrücke Bridge in Hamburg, Germany, was ruined in 1959 to add an additional lane.

Szawel Sauliazauras

Møllergata 18 in Oslo, Norway

The Neue Elbbrücke Bridge in Hamburg, Germany, was ruined in 1959 to add an additional lane.

Photo: Fotospesialisten AS (1935-45) Arbeiderbevegelsens Archive

Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The Neue Elbbrücke Bridge in Hamburg, Germany, was ruined in 1959 to add an additional lane.

City of Toronto Archives

Neumarkt Galerie in Cologne, Germany

The Neue Elbbrücke Bridge in Hamburg, Germany, was ruined in 1959 to add an additional lane.

The Neue Elbbrücke Bridge in Hamburg, Germany, was ruined in 1959 to add an additional lane

The Neue Elbbrücke Bridge in Hamburg, Germany, was ruined in 1959 to add an additional lane.

The horrid transformation of Times Square NYC

The Neue Elbbrücke Bridge in Hamburg, Germany, was ruined in 1959 to add an additional lane.

Penn Station in New York City was ruined in 1963

The Neue Elbbrücke Bridge in Hamburg, Germany, was ruined in 1959 to add an additional lane.

The Singer Building, New York City, USA

The Neue Elbbrücke Bridge in Hamburg, Germany, was ruined in 1959 to add an additional lane.

Chamberlain Square, Birmingham, UK

The Neue Elbbrücke Bridge in Hamburg, Germany, was ruined in 1959 to add an additional lane.

The Former Gaiety Theatre in London, UK

The Neue Elbbrücke Bridge in Hamburg, Germany, was ruined in 1959 to add an additional lane.

Rivoli Samaritaine in Paris, France

The Neue Elbbrücke Bridge in Hamburg, Germany, was ruined in 1959 to add an additional lane.

The Imperial Institute in London, UK

The Neue Elbbrücke Bridge in Hamburg, Germany, was ruined in 1959 to add an additional lane.

Stuttgart Town Hall, Germany

The Neue Elbbrücke Bridge in Hamburg, Germany, was ruined in 1959 to add an additional lane.