USA - California - San Francisco - Coit Tower

Picture of the Transamerica Pyramid through the window of Coit Toweris a 64 m (210 ft) tall tower at the top of the Telegraph Hill.

The art deco tower was built in 1933 at the request of Lillie Hitchcock Coit to beautify the city of San Francisco. She was a well-known volunteer firefighter and an eccentric character of her time.

Despite of her special intrest and relationship with firefighting, the tower was allegedly not designed to resemble a fire hose nozzle… :)Cristoforo Colombo was born in 1451 in Genoa which is part of the present-day Italy. Although he wasn't the first explorer to reach the Americas, his four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean led to the first lasting European contact with the With the statue of Columbus in the center.