Amazing Old Buildings

Images from bloomberg.com: Inside the ‘Tartarian Empire,’ the QAnon of Architecture

The Singer Building in New York City, demolished in 1967, looms large in the imagination of Tartaria believers.  Photographer: The New York Historical Society/Archive Photos

1937: The Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank barricaded during the Sino-Japanese War. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

The Chicago Federal Building in Chicago, which boasted a dome larger than that atop the U.S. Capitol. It was razed only 60 years after its completion. 
Photographer: Chicago History Museum/Archive Photos via Getty Images

The Chicago World’s Fair of 1893. 
Photographer: Chicago History Museum/Archive Photos via Getty Images

St. Paul’s Cathedral stands over the rubble of London in 1941. Tartaria believers see World War II as the culmination of a global effort to eradicate all signs of the Tartarian Empire’s existence. (Photo by Charles Trusler/Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images) Photographer: Charles Trusler/Hulton Archive via Getty Images