Category Archives: Ziggurats

Great Ziggurat of Ur

The Great Ziggurat was built by Ur-Nammu (reigned 2113-2096 B.C.E.) during the Third Dynasty of Ur. This photo shows the reconstructed facade of the edifice, which was commissioned by Saddam Hussein in the 1980s. The building was intended to serve … Continue reading

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Ghostbusters Building

55 Central Park West, New York City unknown photographer, c. 1930s   This photo shows the building used in the 1984 movie Ghostbusters. It was built in 1930 by Schwartz and Gross. In the movie’s fictional history of the building, … Continue reading

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Miniature of temple at the top of the Ghostbusters building

Auction photo, 2009, icollector.com This is a miniature used in the film Ghostbusters . It was sold at auction in the fall of 2009. In the film, the top of the building at 55 Central Park West has a temple … Continue reading

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