We use them all the time in our lives: in our homes, our offices, in stores, and around town. Staircases are something we don't think much about, except when there's no escalator to make things easier for us.
Thought all stairs were mundane? Not these. All of these staircases are beautiful and have interesting stories. Not all are available to climb, and some even exist just to make a statement, but they all make a (stair)case for rethinking taking the stairs the next time you have the option between them and an escalator.
- 181 VOTES
Loretto Chapel, Santa Fe, New Mexico
- 271 VOTES
Stairs of Reconciliation, Graz, Austria
- 373 VOTES
- 471 VOTES
Lello Bookstore, Porto, Portugal
- 571 VOTES
16th Avenue Tiled Steps, San Francisco
- 656 VOTES
Inverted Tower, Sintra, Portugal