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Rosemont, Illinois

Rosemont is a village in Cook County, United States. Located northwest of Chicago, as of the 2010 census it had a population of 4,202; the village was incorporated in 1956. While Rosemont's land area and population are small among municipalities in the Chicago Metropolitan Area, the village is a major center for commercial activity in the region and is a key component of the Golden Corridor. Due to its proximity to several interstates, O'Hare International Airport, downtown Chicago, it has emerged as a significant edge city and entertainment district, with corporate facilities, millions of square feet of office space, nearly 50 restaurants, 15 hotels, the 840,000-square-foot Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, the 16,000+ seat Allstate Arena, the 4,000+ seat Rosemont Theatre, the 130-store Fashion Outlets of Chicago, the Rosemont Stadium, the entertainment complex Parkway Bank Park, which features restaurants, entertainment and a large common area used for summer concerts and ice skating in the winter.

Rosemont is near Rivers Casino in Des Plaines and additional hotels, offices and corporate facilities in the adjacent O'Hare neighborhood of Chicago and nearby suburban communities such as Des Plaines and Schiller Park. The residential sections of Rosemont are a gated community, as a result of the 1995 decision by residents to enclose the residential portions of the village, thereby restricting access to locals. Rosemont is at 41°59′27″N 87°52′26″W. According to the 2010 census, Rosemont has a total area of all land; as of the 2000 census, there were 4,224 people, 1,692 households, 986 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,423.6 per square mile. There were 1,745 housing units at an average density of 1,001.2 per square mile. The racial makeup of the village was 79.24% White, 1.35% African American, 0.88% Native American, 4.40% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 11.55% from other races, 2.56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 35.35% of the population.

Rosemont was tied for first place in 2000 with Bowdon, Georgia as the place in the United States with the highest percentage of people reporting Bulgarian ancestry. The percentage of people so reporting in 2000 was 2.7%. There were 1,692 households out of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.3% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 41.7% were non-families. 35.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.4% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.31. In the village, the population was spread out with 24.4% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 35.7% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, 11.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 110.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.2 males. The median income for a household in the village was $34,663, the median income for a family was $44,939.

Males had a median income of $30,066 versus $30,015 for females. The per capita income for the village was $19,781. About 10.6% of families and 14.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.6% of those under age 18 and 10.6% of those age 65 or over. Rosemont is positioned between the rest of the City of Chicago. Due to its location, much of the village is occupied by large hotels and office buildings. Most major hotel chains operating in the United States have a presence in Rosemont, including Global Hyatt, Hilton Hotels Corporation, Marriott International, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Loews Corporation, Best Western, InterContinental Hotels Group, among others. According to Colliers International, the Rosemont/O'Hare office market encompassed 13,325,000 square feet of total inventory in Q1 2017. Corporate headquarters in the village include those of Culligan, US Foods, Velsicol Chemical Corporation, World Kitchen, Reyes Holdings, the Big Ten Conference, Haribo of America.

Additionally, Rosemont operates several visitor related-forums. Among these are the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, used for trade shows and gatherings; the village is the sponsor of the Cavaliers Bugle Corps. The village hosts Midwest FurFest, Exxxotica Expo, Anime Central annually, among other big name fan conventions. Emirates airline has its Chicago-area offices in the Columbia Centre in Rosemont. Rosemont Elementary School District 78 operates Rosemont Elementary School. Other area schools include Orchard Place School in Des Plaines, operated by the Des Plaines School District 62; the area community college is Triton College. Rosemont's Allstate Arena is home to the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League, has been home to the WNBA's Chicago Sky, the DePaul University basketball team. Starting in 2

Philip Tortell

Philip Tortell or Filippo Tortell was a Maltese architect. Tortell built three private residences for wealthy Dr Filippo Nicolò Buttigieg, a Maltese lawyer with extensive travel experience to Europe: in Main Street, Balzan. According to Mark G. Muscat, "Villa Madama shows clear indication of similarities to Frank Lloyd Wright's motifs in the interior. On the other hand, the house in Tigné Street is reminiscent of the style of Louis Sullivan's handling of façade decoration". According to Edward Said, Tortell "designed buildings on corner of St. Anthony Street and Tigne’ Street without any floral motifs, it has been suggested that he drew inspiration from contemporary American star architect Frank Lloyd Wright"The ‘Maronna’, ‘Licinia’ and ‘Lavinia’ houses in Qui-Si-Sana, Sliema are of Tortell's design, "of a unique type of Art Deco architecture designed by Filippo Tortell in the early 1930s". Their Italian-sounding names are deemed to have been in defiance to British colonial authorities. Tortell authored the Parish Church of St. Ubaldesca in Paola, Malta

RNAD Trecwn

RNAD Trecwn is a decommissioned Royal Navy Armaments Depot, south of Fishguard in the village of Trecwn, West Wales. Built in 1938 to store and supply naval mines and munitions ordance to the Royal Navy, at its height during the cold war 400 permanent workers were deployed at the site, housed in an MoD built town infrastructure; the site had 2 ft 6 in narrow gauge railway, built using copper to reduce sparks. The weapons were both delivered to the site and distributed using standard gauge rail to Fishguard, Neyland for Milford Haven, latterly Pembroke Dock. Decommissioned in 1992, all 58 cavern storage bunkers and the extensive above ground network of storage sheds and other military buildings remain in place. Ownership of the site was transferred from the Ministry of Defence to Anglo-Irish consortium Omega Pacific in 1998, by court order to the Manhattan Loft Corporation in 2002; the site is being redeveloped as an industrial park. Located on the former North Pembrokeshire and Fishguard Railway, 3 miles south of Fishguard, construction was commenced in 1938.

Its location allowed supply of naval mines and munitions via rail from the West Wales Lines Fishguard branch, distribution via a series of local deep sea ports, including Fishguard harbour and Neyland for Milford Haven. As with all munitions depots and planning for explosion prevention and firefighting was a major priority at the depot; the site used a specific design of 2 ft 6 in gauge for on-site distribution to minimise manual handling. For fire fighting two reservoirs are built into the hillside on opposite sides of the valley to supply high-pressure water to the onsite fire hydrants, which are located both within each of the 58 storage chambers and alongside each surface building. Due to its scale and location, the MoD built a whole new infrastructure around the existing village to support the depot, with workers transported in, due to the remote location; this included three separate housing estates, a waste water treatment plant. Nearby Barham Memorial School, closed in 2001 due to falling registers.

The depot has a traditional herringbone layout along the valley, giving access to 58 cavern-based storage chambers, each 200 feet in length, which have been hewn into the rock of the valley sides. Each cavern storage chamber can be accessed either via road, standard gauge rail or the site's own narrow gauge railway. Munitions would be brought onto site via standard gauge rail, distributed onsite using the designed narrow gauge railway. Road access was used for non-explosive access such as for workers and contractors, although it was used for supply and distribution. Distribution was via standard gauge rail using either Great Western Railway or British Railways locomotives hauling MoD/Royal Navy private owner wagons directly to Fishguard harbour, or Neyland for Milford Haven. After the closure of the RNAD sub-depot at Pembroke Dock, the Trecwn site gained additional workers and a longer distribution chain. At this high point of operations during the cold war, it employed up to 400 direct workers.

Purposefully located on the former North Pembrokeshire and Fishguard Railway, it gave the site easy access to excellent rail distribution. Direct passenger access was provided by rail, with workmens trains reversing in from the Fishguard and Goodwick railway station until 1 August 1964. Just south of the main entrance and main security fence stands a single railway platform, for workers access to the site. Within the security fence, the marshalling yard of 8 parallel loops exists shunted by a dedicated MoD diesel hydraulic shunting locomotive; the line extends down the valley, through a gauge exchange shed for access to the narrow gauge infrastructure, provides direct access to the 58 cavern storage chambers via a series of herring-bone shaped sidings. Supply trains would run from the site to both Fishguard harbour, Neyland for Milford Haven, Pembroke Dock. At Fishguard the line extended beyond the ferry terminal at Fishguard Harbour railway station, continuing along the breakwater to a single line spur, allowing for transfer of munitions to Royal Navy ships.

A 2 ft 6 in gauge line traverses the entire site, with direct access to the 58 cavern storage chambers. All rail infrastructure was built in copper to reduce the risk of sparks. Serviced via its own on-site locomotive shed and works, the line was equipped with a series of specially provided wooden enclosed wagons, with sliding roof covers; this allowed sea mines and other munitions to be directly placed within the wagons from overhead gantries, transported over the entire site without access via any form of side door, hence enhancing safety. The narrow gauge line therefore became the main method of on-site distribution, with standard gauge rail or road the off site access method. Connected to the A40 road via a 2 miles private access road, the link gave access to both workers and the occasional munitions delivery and distribution. In the early 1990s, Trecwn was placed on care and maintenance by the MoD; the entire site was sold to Anglo-Irish consortium Omega Pacific in 1998 for £329,000, with a stated intention of using the surface buildings for aircraft engine maintenance, while the caverns would be used for the storage of low-level nuclear waste.

However, a lack of planning consent, local opposition meant that the company ended up in court in 2002, was ordered to sell the site to the Manhattan Loft Corporation, in conjunction with property developer Richard Harrington, wi

Bill Hargate

Bill Hargate was an American costume designer, known for his work on stage and screen. He won four Emmy Awards, including one for his work on the series Murphy Brown. Hargate was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1935, he attended the Goodman School of Drama in Chicago, Illinois from 1953 to 1958. Hargate died from leukemia in Los Angeles on September 12, 2003. Hargate began his career in St. Louis, where he did costume design for productions by the St. Louis Municipal Opera in the early 1960s. Hargate worked with Theoni V. Aldredge and Donald Brooks on Broadway. In the late 1960s, Hargate went to Hollywood to work on Star! with Brooks. In the 1970s, Hargate transitioned to working on television, starting at NBC's Burbank Studios where he worked on hundreds of costumes each week for NBC's programs. Next, he moved on to costuming for Universal Studios. In 1979, Hargate designed costumes for the Broadway revivals of Peter Pan and Oklahoma!. Starting in the 1980s, Hargate worked as a freelance designer for television specials.

For his costume design, he won four Emmys. In 1985, Hargate opened Bill Hargate Costumes, a business which makes and rents costumes for film, stage productions, awards shows. With his work for Murphy Brown, Hargate created an iconic look, he dressed actress Candice Bergen in trendsetting, modern career looks, using colorful blazers, short skirts, high heels. This look the red silk blazer in the first episode, was emulated by New York fashion collections for years, he modeled the costumes of Bergen's co-star, Faith Ford, off the dress code of Miss America pageant winners. In 1997, Hargate began costuming the Miss America pageant itself. In his career, Hargate dressed celebrities for special events, he dressed Annie Potts, Kim Basinger, Barbara Mandrell, Ethel Merman and Mary Tyler Moore for various awards shows. For the 1992 Academy Awards, his dress for Geena Davis was commented upon. Hargate received the Aldo Award from the Menswear Association of America in 1995 and the Costume Designers Guild's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2001.

Bill Hargate costumed the following productions: The 29th People's Choice Awards Miss America Amy Grant... A Christmas to Remember Over the Top Murphy Brown Won 1991 Emmy Award for Outstanding Costuming in a Series Love & War Barbara Mandrell: Steppin' Out 1996 Nominee for Outstanding Costume Design for a Variety or Music Program The Home Court The Louie Show Double Rush David Foster's Christmas Album 1994 Emmy Award Nominee for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Costume Design for a Variety or Music Program Motown 30: What's Goin' On! Sunday Night With Larry King Ann Jillian Opryland Celebrates 200 Years of America's Music 1988 Nominee for Outstanding Costume Design for a Variety or Music Program Barbara Mandrell's Christmas: A Family Reunion Me and Mrs. C. My Sister Sam 1987 Nominee for Outstanding Achievement in Costuming for a Series Handsome Harry's Miss Hollywood, 1986 Sylvia Fine Kaye's Musical Comedy Tonight III Won 1986 Emmy Award for Outstanding Costume Design for a Variety or Music Program Barbara Mandrell: Something Special Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters 1982 Nominee for Outstanding Costume Design for a Regular or Limited Series I Love Liberty Once Upon a Brothers Grimm Won 1978 Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Children's Programming Doug Henning's World of Magic 1978 Emmy Award Nominee for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Costume Design for a Variety or Music Program Neil Sedaka: Steppin' Out 1977 Nominee for Outstanding Achievement in Individual Costume Design for a Variety or Music Program Pinocchio starring Sandy Duncan Won 1977 Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Children's Programming Annie and the Hoods McCloud: Who Killed Miss U.

S. A.? The D. A.: Murder One Ink Love and Curses... And All That Jazz The Movie Murderer The Psychiatrist: God Bless the Children Bill Hargate on IMDb Bill Hargate at the Internet Broadway Database Bill Hargate at the Internet Off-Broadway Database

Anasazi State Park Museum

Anasazi State Park Museum is a state park and museum in Southern Utah, United States, featuring the ruins of an ancient Anasazi village referred to as the Coombs Village Site. Established as a Utah state park in 1960, the 6-acre Anasazi State Park Museum is open year-round, features a visitor center, a museum with examples of Anasazi pottery and other artifacts, a museum store, an auditorium, picnic areas. There is no camping, it is located in Utah, at the edge of 11,000-foot-tall Boulder Mountain. The park is focused around the reconstructed ruins of an ancient Anasazi village, referred to as the Coombs Village Site, located directly behind the museum. There is a self-guided trail visitors can take through the village with interpretive signs explaining the various features of the village, the culture of the people who once lived there; the Coombs Site is the site of one of the largest Anasazi communities known to have existed west of the Colorado River. The name Anasazi, Navajo for "Ancient Enemies," or "Enemies of Our Ancestors" describes the Pueblo culture that existed in the Four Corners area from about 1 AD to 1300 AD.

This village is believed to have been occupied from 1160 AD to 1235 AD. As many as 250 people lived there; the village is unexcavated, though there was a brief excavation during 1958 and 1959, conducted by the University of Utah as part of the Glen Canyon Dam Project. During that excavation, archeologists uncovered thousands of artifacts, discovered a community of about 90 rooms divided into two separate one-story apartment complexes. An L-shaped building can be entered into by visitors; the cluster featured open shelters for working in the shade, storage pits, adobe pit houses large enough for five or six residents. All together, about 100 structures have been found. Evidence, such as singed structural building supports, suggest that the town was abandoned after a village-wide fire. There was a serious drought occurring in the region during that time that may have been a factor. Anasazi State Park Museum

Louisville Cardinals

The Louisville Cardinals are the NCAA athletic teams representing the University of Louisville. The Cardinals teams play beginning in the 2014 season. While playing in the Big East Conference from 2005 through 2013, the Cardinals captured 17 regular season Big East titles and 33 Big East Tournament titles totaling 50 Big East Championships across all sports. With their 2013 Sugar Bowl appearance against the Florida Gators, the Cardinals football team became the only football team in the Commonwealth of Kentucky to have appeared in and won two Bowl Championship Series bowls, having defeated Wake Forest 24–13 in the 2007 Orange Bowl and Florida 33–23 in the 2013 Sugar Bowl. On November 28, 2012, Louisville received and accepted an invitation to join the Atlantic Coast Conference and became a participating member in all sports in 2014. In 2016, Lamar Jackson won the school its first Heisman Trophy, their fan base is referred to as “Card Nation.” Their fans are known to appear in large numbers at away venues causing red adorned fans to be seen across visiting stadiums.

This has become known as the “red mist.” Since 2000 Louisville is the only NCAA team to win a BCS bowl game. It is one of only six schools that has appeared more than once in each of the following events—a BCS bowl game, the men's and women's basketball Final Fours, the College World Series—and Louisville's span of seven school years is the shortest among these schools, it is the first school to win a BCS bowl game, appear in the men's and women's basketball Final Fours, appear in the College World Series in the same school year, doing so in 2012–13. The Cardinals have seen substantial athletic and institutional growth, spending more than $150 million for sporting facility upgrades while maintaining strong fan support and Title IX compliance. U of L fields 13 women's teams and 10 men's teams; the total sales of U of L merchandise, tripling since 2001, now rank 32nd nationally. U of L finished the 2015–16 year ranked 29th in the NACDA Learfield Sports Directors' Cup; the 2015–16 season began with Louisville ranked 24th through the final fall standings.

Team Established: 1909 All Time Record: 1,874–1,484–10 Playing Facility: Jim Patterson Stadium Head Coach: Dan McDonnell NCAA Tournament Appearances: 13 Last NCAA Appearance: 2019 College World Series Appearances: 5 Super Regional Appearances: 8 Conference Titles: 10 Conference Tournament Titles: 2 Drafted Players: 50 Players In The MLB system: 5The 2006 Baseball Cardinals broke the Big East Conference Tournament record with a.409 batting average. In 2007, the Cardinals finished the season with a 47–24 record and ranked as high as 6th in some major polls while advancing to the College World Series for the first time in school history. Team Established: 1911 All Time Record: 1,825–915 Playing Facility: KFC Yum! Center Court: Denny Crum Court Head Coach: Chris Mack NCAA Men's Basketball Championships: 2 NCAA Final Fours: 10 NCAA Tournament Appearances: 43 Last NCAA Tournament Appearance: 2019 Conference Regular Season Championships: 23 Conference Tournament Champions: 19 NIT Appearances: 15 All-Americans: 21 Drafted Players: 70 Players In The NBA: 6 UofL's basketball tradition was established by Muhlenberg County native, Coach Bernard "Peck" Hickman.

The Cards never had a losing season in Hickman's 23 years, prior to his arrival the team had only had 11 winning seasons. In 1956, Hickman's team won the NIT considered a national championship on a par with the NCAA tournament. After retiring, Hickman became the school's Athletics Director and hired John Wooden assistant and future Hall of Famer Denny Crum, who led the team to two NCAA Division I basketball championships and six Final Fours; the men's basketball team ranks fifth in all-time NCAA Tournament wins and has been in the top-five in average attendance each year since the 1982–83 season. Perennial rivals include the University of Kentucky, University of Cincinnati, the University of Memphis; the team was established in 1975. All Time Record: 876–491 Playing facility: KFC Yum! Center Head coach: Jeff Walz Conference titles: 8 Conference Tournament titles: 8 NCAA appearances: 22 Last NCAA appearance: 2019 All-Americans: 6 Drafted players: 19 Final Four appearances: 3 The cheerleading squads have won multiple championships with the large co-ed squad winning 15 National Cheerleaders Association Collegiate National championships, the all-female squad winning nine championships and the small co-ed cheerleading squad winning seven championships.

The University of Louisville Spirit Groups hold more national titles than any other sport offered at the university. The Cardinal Bird Mascot falls under the juri