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Orange County, Florida

Orange County is a county in the state of Florida, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,145,956; the county seat is Orlando. Orange County is the central county of the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area; the land, Orange County was part of the first land to come up from below the Early Oligocene sea 33.9–28.4 million years ago and is known as Orange Island. Orange County's Rock Spring location is a Pleistocene fossil-bearing area and has yielded a vast variety of birds and mammals including giant sloth, mammoth and the dire wolf dating around 1.1 million years ago. Following the transfer of Florida to the United States in 1821, Governor Andrew Jackson created two counties: Escambia to the west of the Suwannee River and St. Johns to the east. In 1824, the area to the south of St. Johns County was organized as Mosquito County, Enterprise was named its county seat; this large county took up much of central Florida. It was renamed as Orange County in 1845.

After population increased in the region, the legislature organized several counties, such as Osceola, Seminole and Volusia, from its territory. During the post-Reconstruction period, whites committed a high rate of racial violence against blacks in Orange County. Whites lynched 33 African Americans here from 1877 to 1950; this was the highest total of any county in the state, sixth highest of any county in the country. Florida had the highest per capita rate of lynchings of any state in the South, where the great majority of these extrajudicial murders took place. Among the terrorist lynchings was the death of Julius "July" Perry of Ocoee, whose body was found November 3, 1920, hanged from a lightpole in Orlando, near the house of a judge known to be sympathetic to black voting, but this was part of a much larger story of KKK and other white attempts to suppress black voting in Ocoee and the state. African Americans had organized for a year to increase voter turnout for the 1920 presidential election, with organizations helping prepare residents for voter registration, paying for poll taxes, similar actions.

On Election Day in Ocoee, blacks were turned away from the polls. Perry, a prosperous farmer, was suspected of sheltering Mose Norman, an African-American man who had tried to vote. After Norman was twice turned away, white violence broke out, resulting in a riot through the black community, leaving an estimated 50 to 60 blacks dead and all the properties destroyed. Many blacks fled from Ocoee to save their lives, the town became all-white. Voting efforts were suppressed for decades. Orange County was renamed from Mosquito County for the fruit that constituted the county's main commodity crop. At its peak in the early 1970s, some 80,000 acres were planted in citrus in Orange County; the dark-green foliage of orange trees filled the county, as did the scent of the orange blossoms when in bloom. Fewer commercial orange groves remained by the end of the twentieth century; the majority of groves were destroyed by the freezing temperatures that occurred in the successive winters of 1985–1986, in particular by the January 1985 cold wave, the worst since 1899.

The financial setbacks, not the first in the grove region's history, were too challenging for many growers. Economically destroyed, many walked away from the land. Others awaited other opportunities. One of the region's major land owners and growers was the Tropicana company, they withdrew rather than try to come back from these endless generational decimation. With no realistic avenues for agricultural use of this rural land, Florida's continuing strong population growth and its attendant needs, these areas began to be developed for housing. However, several packing facilities and wholesalers are still in Orange County. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,003 square miles, of which 903 square miles is land and 100 square miles is water. Seminole County - north Volusia County - northeast Brevard County - east Osceola County - south Polk County - southwest Lake County - west Orlando Apopka Airport, a owned uncontrolled, public-use airport in the City of Apopka which serves small private aircraft, there is no commercial service.

Orlando Executive Airport, a public airport owned by GOAA which serves private jets and small aircraft. It is a reliever airport for Orlando International Airport. Orlando International Airport is a public international airport owned by GOAA serving both commercial and private aircraft. A nationwide rail service with two stations in Orange County and Winter Park Virgin Trains USA a high-speed rail line which will operate service from Orlando International Airport to West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Miami starting in 2021. Greyhound a U. S. Intercity common carrier bus company providing nationwide service from Orlando. A public bus authority providing service in Orange County and five additional Central Florida counties including Lake, Polk and Volusia. A commuter rail service with eight stations serving Orange County and eight additional stations in three adjacent counties; the 2010 U. S. Census reported the following ethnic and racial statistics: White: 46.0% (10.0% German, 8.5% Irish, 7.4% English, 5.6% Italian, 2.1% French, 1.8% Polish, 1.5% Scottish, 1.3% Scotch-Irish, 1.0% Dutch, 0.8% Swedish, 0.7% Russian, 0.6% Norwegian, 0

Valmar (painter)

Volodya Margaryan known as Valmar, is an Armenian painter. People's artist of the Republic of Armenia. Volodya Margaryan was born in 1948 in Gyumri. 1966 he studied at Merkurov School of Gyumri. 1972 he graduated from Yerevan Fine Arts Institute, he was a student of Armenian Painter and sculptor Yervand Kochar. Since 1972 Valmar participated in many exhibitions organized in the Armenian Republic and abroad. In 1976 he became member of the Artist Union of the USSR, since 1994 member of international union of artists. 1976-1980 he has been the director of Akhourian Fine Arts School and Secretary of the Armenian Artists Union of Gyumri. In 1980 he became head of the art department at Yerevan Art School #1. In 2004 Valmar founded "Valmar Art Gallery" in Yerevan. Valmar is an author of many design books. Valmar's works are kept in National Gallery of Armenia, Museum of Modern Art, Art Museum of Vanadzor, Echmiadzin and Gyumri, Museum of Friendship of Russia and Armenian Peoples, Ministry of Culture of Armenia, The Tretiakov State Art Gallery, The Museum of Eastern Peoples, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Archives of the Ministry of Culture of Russia, in Hammer Collection, Alex Manoukian Museum, Kew Gallery New York, The “Stamp” company, Italy, “Eadou ko LTD” company, Galerie Basmajian, France.

2013 Valmar art gallery, “Spanish Impression” Yerevan, Armenia 2012 Valmar art gallery, “Graphic Works” Yerevan, Armenia 2011 Valmar art gallery, “Venetian Impression” Yerevan, Armenia 2010 Valmar art gallery, Armenia 2009 Valmar art gallery, Armenia 2008 National Gallery of Armenia, Armenia 2007 “Stephani’s Art Gallery” La Canada, CA, United States 2006 Cultural Center of the City of Nant, France 2005 Valmar art Gallery, Armenia 2004 The first international Visual Art EXPO “Art CaucasusTbilisi, Georgia 2004 “International Club Berlin” Armenian Embassy, Germany 2003 Gallery Evan, New York, USA 2002 Cultural Center of the City of Athens 2002 Maison de la Artisanat, France 2001 Green Art Gallery, Dubai, UAE 2000 Kew Gallery, New York City, USA 2000 International Art Festival, Ukraine 2000 Al Fayrouz Gallery, Bahrain 1999 Cite Internationale des Arts Paris, France 1998 Hovnanian School, New Jersey, USA 1998 National Gallery of Armenia, Armenia 1998 Armenian Embassy, Los Angeles, New York, USA 1997 Armenian Embassy, Toronto, Canada 1997 Union Armenienne de Suisse, Porrentruy, Switzerland 1996 Hilton Hotel, New York, USA 1996 Armenian Prelacy, New York, USA 1996 Galerie Etienne de Causans, France 1995 Hamazkayin, Syria 1995 Gallery Chaura, Syria 1994 Maison Armenienne, France 1994 Galerie Les Cent, France 1994 Gallery Chaura, Syria 1993 Armenian Prelacy, Lebanon 1992 Union of Armenian Artists, Armenia 1992 Hamazkayin, San Francisco, USA 1991 Anahit Association, England 1990 Palace of Culture, Hungary 1989 A.

G. B. U. Art Gallery, Los Angeles, USA 1988 A. G. B. U. Art Gallery, Los Angeles, USA 1987 Galerie Basmajian, France 1986 Zintari Creative House, Latvia 1986 Art Workers House, Russia 1985 Journalists House, Armenia 1980 Tartu Artists House, Estonia 1977 Museum of Modern Arts, Armenia Valmar's daughter Hripsime Margaryan is the head of "Valmar Art Gallery", Yerevan, she is an designer. List of Armenian artists List of Armenians Culture of Armenia Valmar Art Gallery page Valmar

Ally Detroit Center

Ally Detroit Center One Detroit Center, is a skyscraper and class-A office building located downtown which overlooks the Detroit Financial District. Rising 619 feet, the 43-story tower is the tallest office building in Michigan and the second tallest building overall in the state behind the central hotel tower of the Renaissance Center, located a few blocks away. Although the Penobscot Building has more floors above ground, those of Ally Detroit Center are taller, with its roof sitting 60 feet taller than that of the Penobscot, its floor area is 1,674,708 sq ft. The building was designed by noted architects John Burgee & Philip Johnson, partners influential in postmodern architecture. Ally Detroit Center was constructed from 1991 to 1993, it houses numerous tenants, including many prominent Detroit law firms and PricewaterhouseCoopers. In addition to retail, the building contains a restaurant and a gym; the building is famous for its postmodern architectural design topped with Flemish-inspired neo-gothic spires which blend architecturally with the city's historic skyline.

It is constructed of granite. Sometimes called a "twin gothic structure", for its pairs of spires, it is oriented North-South and East-West. Ally Detroit Center won an Award of Excellence for its design in 1996. Ally Detroit Center replicas have become a souvenir item along with those of other Detroit skyscrapers. Project plans for a twin tower directly to the east, Two Detroit Center, were placed indefinitely on hold. Two Detroit Center parking garage was constructed on the site in 2002; the law firm Dickinson Wright has its headquarters in Ally Detroit Center. The company moved into the building when it opened in 1992. In 2007 the company had 100,000 square feet of space in the building; that year it renewed its lease. Additionally, the international law firm of Clark Hill, PLC operates its headquarters on three floors of the building; the building has been occupied by Comerica Bank. In efforts to expand its U. S. presence, the bank has engaged in a succession of takeovers in Texas, Florida and California.

The bank's lease on Comerica Tower at Detroit Center ran through 2012. Comerica is a major sponsor of the home of the Detroit Tigers baseball team. In December 2009, tenant Comerica announced it would vacate Ally Detroit Center by 2012, consolidating its Michigan operations at 411 West Lafayette Boulevard. In March 2015, following the purchase of the building by Dan Gilbert, Bedrock Real Estate Services, it was announced that Ally Financial will move its main office into the building from the nearby Renaissance Center as well as move all employees in suburban Detroit to the building, occupying 20 floors; the tower was renamed Ally Detroit Center. Hill, Eric J. & John Gallagher. AIA Detroit: The American Institute of Architects Guide to Detroit Architecture. Wayne State University Press. ISBN 0-8143-3120-3. Meyer, Katherine Mattingly and Martin C. P. McElroy with Introduction by W. Hawkins Ferry, Hon A. I. A.. Detroit Architecture A. I. A. Guide Revised Edition. Wayne State University Press. ISBN 0-8143-1651-4.

CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list Sharoff, Robert. American City: Detroit Architecture. Wayne State University Press. ISBN 0-8143-3270-6. One Detroit Center website

Julieta Ortega

Julieta Ortega Salazar is an Argentine Actress. She is the daughter of Palito Ortega and Evangelina Salazar and sister of Martín Ortega, Sebastián Ortega, Emanuel Ortega, Luis Ortega and Rosario Ortega. Palito Ortega and Evangelina Salazar got married in 1967; the wedding was broadcast on television. They had six children, Martín Ortega Salazar, Julieta Ortega, Sebastián Ortega, Emanuel Ortega, Luis Ortega and Rosario Ortega Salazar. In 1985 the entire family moved to Miami, Florida to return only when Palito ran for governor of Tucumán. In 1981, when she was only 9 years old, she went to the concert that the singer Frank Sinatra did in Buenos Aires, invited by Palito, to whom she herself gave a bouquet of roses as thanks, she was married to the musician Iván Noble, ex Caballeros de la Quema, with whom she had a son named Benito Noble Ortega. Her acting career began in Argentina having studied theater at the Actor’s Studio of Los Angeles, California. On television he played bold roles a lesbian along with Carolina Fal in Son o se hacen, a nurse from a psychiatric hospital in Sol negro, a prostitute in Disputas and the niece of Emilio Uriarte, in Los Roldán.

In theater she was part of the cast of El cartero with texts based on the novel by Antonio Skármeta. In cinema, she starred La maestra normal, Pequeños milagros from Eliseo Subiela, 24 horas and participated in Animalada. In the year 2012, she is part of the cast of the successful telecomedy Graduados. In 2014 she is part of the cast of Viudas e hijos del Rock & Roll

Braikenridge–Maclaurin theorem

In geometry, the Braikenridge–Maclaurin theorem, named for 18th century British mathematicians William Braikenridge and Colin Maclaurin, is the converse to Pascal's theorem. It states that if the three intersection points of the three pairs of lines through opposite sides of a hexagon lie on a line L the six vertices of the hexagon lie on a conic C; the Braikenridge–Maclaurin theorem may be applied in the Braikenridge–Maclaurin construction, a synthetic construction of the conic defined by five points, by varying the sixth point. Namely, Pascal's theorem states that given six points on a conic, the lines defined by opposite sides intersect in three collinear points; this can be reversed to construct the possible locations for a sixth point, given five existing ones

Cello (album)

Cello is a solo album by cellist David Darling recorded in 1991 and 1992 and released on the ECM label. The Allmusic review by Ron Wynn awarded the album 3 stars stating "Superior cello playing by David Darling, a brilliant stylist who's not or mainly, a jazz player, but he's an improviser, his bowed and plucked solos are astonishing in their clarity, depth and construction. He's benefited by ECM's always-excellent production and mastering". All compositions by David Darling except as indicated"Darkwood I" - 2:21 "No Place Nowhere" - 4:39 "Fables" - 5:04 "Darkwood II" - 1:19 "Lament" - 2:50 "Two or Three Things" - 4:43 "Indiana Indian" - 3:24 "Totem" - 2:13 "Psalm" - 2:23 "Choral" - 4:05 "The Bell" - 2:39 "In November" - 4:28 "Darkwood III" - 3:19Recorded at Rainbow Studio on Oslo, Norway in November 1991 and January 1992 David Darling - cello, 8-string electric cello