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  Masonry in practice: Ice Palaces | Portland Cement Association (PCA)
Montreal’s "ice palace architect" went to St. Paul, Minnesota where he designed the first ice castle to be built in the United States.
These are large structures: the 2004 ice palace comprised 27,000 enormous blocks of ice, or “masonry” units, was 240 ft long, and had five turrets, the tallest of which was 75 ft high.
As was noted, both the ice units and “slush” mortar have to be consistent quality if you are going to get the giant ice cubes to stick together the way you want them to.
www.cement.org /masonry/cc_ice_palaces.asp   (1045 words)

  
 Leadville's Crystal Palace - The Ice Palace Page 2
Finally, the Ice Palace began to melt and the building was condemned on March 28, though skaters continued to skate on the ice rink until June.
Leadville committed to building an ice palace to attract tourists, there were 83 saloons and three banks for 14,477 residents - down from more than 40,000 before the economic collapse of 1893.
The ice was in excellent shape, and a large crowd of ladies and gentlemen spent an evening skating instead of dancing around the maypole, wreathed with beautiful flowers and trimmed in colorful ribbons.
www.legendsofamerica.com /CP-IcePalace2.html   (468 words)

  
 Saint Paul Winter Carnival : Ice Palaces : 2004 Ice Palace   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The 2004 Ice Palace was the first palace built since 1992 and the first that the public was able to enter since 1941.
Surrounding the fountain life-sized ice carvings representing the North—King Boreas, the South—Vulcanus Rex, the East—the Statue of Liberty and the West—Stallion and Cactus.
The Ice Palace also featured merchandise and beverage tents, a post office, the Proex tent where visitors could purchase the official photo of the ice palace and the Pioneer Press tent where visitors could purchase the official Ice Palace poster and receive a complimentary newspaper.
www.winter-carnival.com /palaces/2004palace.html   (403 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | World | Asia-Pacific | Turkmen leader orders ice palace
The idea is to build the palace in the Copa Deg Mountains outside Ashgabat, now baking in the summer heat, with a long cable-car running up from the city.
As well as the ice palace, there is to be a vast aquarium.
Ice palaces were popular in the Soviet Union, to which Turkmenistan once belonged, but they were built in the freezing cities of the north, far away.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/asia-pacific/3554626.stm   (314 words)

  
 Ice Palace (1960)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
I know it sounds like a contradiction, but "Ice Palace" suffers from a long running time while the movie's scenes are too brief to offer anything substantial.
The problems with the movie deal mostly with the length of the novel, which rivaled "Giant." Whereas "Giant" and "Cimarron" dispensed with huge chunks of the books to avoid boring and losing audiences, "Ice Palace" tries to touch on all of the story.
"Ice Palace" plays out more like the pilot for a TV show, where you hope unresolved issues will be answered.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0053936   (1150 words)

  
 Ice Palace: A Novel for Alaska Statehood
Ice Palace (1958) is her best-selling fictional account of Alaska's quest for statehood: it is alternately a fascinating travelogue, a popular history of Seward's folly, and convincing propaganda for Alaska's admission as the 49th state.
Ice Palace is a vigorous saga set in the mountains and frontier seaports of contemporary Alaska.
The "Ice Palace" for which the novel is named is a fourteen-story apartment-hotel, housing every modern convenience: super-market, shops, restaurant, beauty parlor,--a city under one roof.
xroads.virginia.edu /~CAP/BARTLETT/palace.html   (1288 words)

  
 Ice Palace Renamed
Palace Sports and Entertainment has signed a 12-year naming rights contract for the Ice Palace with the St. Petersburg Times, the organization announced today.
Palace Sports and Entertainment purchased the Tampa Bay Lightning, the leasehold rights to the Ice Palace and the sellable naming rights to the building in June 1999.
Davidson and his partners purchased the Tampa Bay Lightning and the leasehold rights to the Ice Palace in June, 1999, and have since grown the Tampa operation in every possible facet, from the number of events it hosts on a annual basis to hockey operations, ticket sales, sponsorships and broadcast revenue.
www.geocities.com /tblightningfansite/rename.html   (804 words)

  
 Eagle River Wisconsin, History of an Ice Castle
The ice palace is a cool facade that is at once transparent and opaque, depending on the light, and it comes in a variety of shapes and sizes, different each year.
Hanke’s grandson, Jack Thomas, a current fire department volunteer playing a large part in the ice castle’s construction, was two years old in a photo of the 1938 ice palace.
The ice palace is “one of the most photographed attractions in our area,” says a Chamber of Commerce spokesperson.
www.eagleriver.org /icecastle.asp   (1026 words)

  
 CNN.com - Majestic ice palace returns to St. Paul - Jan. 1, 2004
Towering palaces of ice, those glittering symbols of northern spirit that have enchanted winter festival-goers for generations, have been noticeably absent from the frosty landscape here for more than a decade.
Favorite son F. Scott Fitzgerald himself, in a 1920 short story, seemed both inspired and terrified by the ice palaces, which are built here and in only a handful of cities around the world.
This year, the palace compound will feature a skating rink, a merchandise tent and thrones for the King and Queen of the Snows, crowned at the height of the carnival.
www.cnn.com /2004/TRAVEL/DESTINATIONS/01/01/ice.palace.ap   (755 words)

  
 Ice Palace Inn - Bed and Breakfast - Leadville, Colorado
Constructed to bolster a sagging economy, the Ice Palace took 36 days to build and covered an entire five acres of land.
onstructed of 5,000 tons of ice and 307,000 board feet of lumber, it was the largest ice palace ever built on the North American continent and the only one to have ever been fully utilized.
Every room, with the exception of the ice rink, was heated; colored electric lights illuminated the crystalline castle, creating a fairyland atmosphere at its location on Leadville's Capitol Hill.
www.icepalaceinn.com   (1505 words)

  
 Saint Paul Winter Carnival : The History : Ice Palaces   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Throughout the Carnival's 112 year history, ice castles of all designs and sizes have been constructed.
In fact, the 1888 ice castle was the tallest building in Saint Paul, standing nearly 14 stories tall and using more that 20,000 blocks of ice.
Most recently the 1992 ice palace was the tallest on record in the world, standing 15 stories high.
www.winter-carnival.com /history/icepalaces.html   (113 words)

  
 wcstory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This page offers a sampling of some of those ice palaces, from the most recent in 1992 to some of the oldest from the late 1800's.
While ice castles are certainly one of the most spectacular events, the Saint Paul Winter Carnival offers a plethora of activities that appeal to the young and young at heart.
From the elaborate ice carvings in Rice Park to the sleigh and cutter parade at Phalen Park and from the frozen 5k and half marathon to car racing on ice, the Winter Carnival will be sure to tickle your funny bone and warm your spirits.
ww2.saturn.stpaul.k12.mn.us /kids/stories/yazminstories/wcstory.html   (844 words)

  
 Ice Cream Palace of Vineland,NJ, ice cream cakes and fountain service. All home made.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Ice Cream Palace of Vineland,NJ, ice cream cakes and fountain service.
Ice cream cakes our specialty, custom inscribed while you wait.
Our standard ice cream cake is made with all vanilla ice cream and chocolate crunch.
icecreampalace.net   (156 words)

  
 Disappearing folk crafts at Sholl Antiques: Scrapbook 3
As many as 30,000 blocks of ice in 3x2 foot size have been used in the construction of a single castle.
Of edible Royal Icing, fashioned into more than 6,000 rosebuds, Coat of Arms and floral emblems of all provinces and territories, Historic scenes of early forts, as well as 1873-1973 RCMP uniforms in full color, all in hard icing.
The cake is toped with a revolving RCMP Crest, surmounted by the Royal Crown, in honor of HRH Elizabeth II and the Prince Phillip, who opened the Calgary Stampede’73.
www.tramp-art.com /scrapbook_3.htm   (919 words)

  
 CNN.com - Ice palace towers over winter carnival - Jan. 23, 2004
Peeping out from under a pile of blankets in her stroller, 3-year-old Mariah Seydel was mesmerized at the sight of her first ice palace, its lighted walls changing from sea green to purple.
The 240-foot-long palace, with the tallest turret nearly eight stories high, includes roughly 27,000 blocks of ice -- 500 pounds each -- that came from Lake Phalen in east St. Paul.
Organizers hope the walk-through palace, along with this year's NHL All-Star Game events of February 7-8, will be a major draw.
www.cnn.com /2004/TRAVEL/DESTINATIONS/01/23/ice.palace.ap   (379 words)

  
 Ice Palace - West Edmonton Mall
On any day you'll find dozens of skaters, some members of the Ice Palace Figure Skating Club, practising their artistry and skills.
The Ice Palace is available for private rentals.
Our newly renovated Studio Room which is located on the lower level of the Ice Palace is available for private parties and bookings.
www.westedmall.com /play/icepalace.asp   (191 words)

  
 Desert leader wants ice palace built - (United Press International)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Speaking on state television, Niyazov excitedly proclaimed the spectacle should be built outside the capital of Ashgabat alongside the Copa Deg mountains, the BBC said Wednesday.
Ice palaces were popular when Turkmenistan was part of the Soviet Union, but they were built in the freezing cities of the far north.
There was no indication given how the structure would be prevented from thawing in the choking heat, but by custom, Niyazov's announcement is the equivalent of a decree.
www.washtimes.com /upi-breaking/20040811-124957-8923r.htm   (211 words)

  
 Riverfront Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
skating rinks in the nation, the Riverfront Park Ice Palace is open from October thru March.
So if you're a seasoned skater, or if you've never been ice skating, or even if it's been awhile, come enjoy ice skating at the Ice Palace.
*Ice Palace Pass member parents can pay child rate.
www.spokaneriverfrontpark.com /ice_palace.asp   (257 words)

  
 eBay - ice palace, Decorative Collectibles, Postcards Paper items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Ice Palace 1888 St Paul Minnesota 1893 print night-view
Snobabies Frosty Frolic Ice Palace Dept 56 # 76729
Estee Lauder ICE PALACE Heart Porcelain Trinket Box
search-desc.ebay.com /search/search.dll?query=ice+palace&newu=1&krd=1   (488 words)

  
 Beyond The Ice Palace
Beyond The Ice Palace lies a mystical land where strange creatures dwell.
Now, one of my pet hates is games lacking in substance being 'boosted' by making progress so hard that you find yourself continually re-starting only to be killed again in roughly the same place.
Beyond The Ice Palace doesn't lack substance, but I did find the difficulty level pitched too high.
www.ysrnry.co.uk /articles/beyondtheicepalace.htm   (806 words)

  
 Welcome to the Aliso Viejo Ice Palace
We are dedicated to providing you with the finest experience on ice skates!
Our rink serves south Orange County with public skating sessions, freestyle skating, birthday parties, broom hockey, skating lessons, and a safe, competitive hockey program for both youths and adults.
Help us notify you of upcoming events and important happenings at the Aliso Viejo Ice Palace.
www.avicepalace.com   (141 words)

  
 Saint Paul Winter Carnival Ice Palaces   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
My hat is off to everyone that was helped make the 2004 Ice Palace a reality!!
It required 27,000 blocks of ice, that's 16 million pounds.
Ice Palace Ground Map came with the Winter Carnival Button.
www.wintercarnival.com /saint_paul/winter_carnival/ice_palace.htm   (90 words)

  
 Ice Palace - Compare Prices, Reviews and Buy at NexTag - Price - Review
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Psycmeistr's Ice Palace
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We, at the Ice Palace, have come to a momentous decision.
We have looked at the data, and after much research, have found that the enviro-whackos environmentalists were right...
psycmeistr.blogspot.com   (6602 words)

  
 Ice Palace Hawaii on the Web
We have an excellent group of Instructors and all levels of Ice Skate Training.
There are many Special and Seasonal events going on at the Ice Palace.
The fun doesn't end when you leave the ice.
www.icepalacehawaii.com   (203 words)

  
 Hawaii - Ice Palace - Rink - AOL CityGuide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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It is certainly strange to see everyone bundled up in jackets and gloves gliding along the sheet of ice on a hot sunny tropical day.
Jeffrey was selected at the early age of 13 to a Independent Junior Ice Hockey Club, N...
mapquest.digitalcity.com /honolulu/recreation/venue.dci?vid=37138   (275 words)

  
 The Ice Palace: Introduction Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Click on any image above to see the full size art work.
"The Ice Palace" appeared in the 22 May 1920 issue of the Saturday Evening Post and was collected in Flappers and Philosophers.
It was the first of a group of stories in which Fitzgerald examined the cultural as well as social differences between the North and South.
www.sc.edu /fitzgerald/icepalace   (121 words)

  
 Burlington - Ice Palace   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Burlington Ice Palace is a full service indoor ice skating facility dedicated to providing an extensive variety of skating programs for all ages and abilities.
The arena features snacks and light fare at the Ice Box Café, birthday party rooms, and heated meeting rooms.
As a part of the FMC family of arenas, the Ice Palace provides customers with affordable recreation in a clean, safe, and well maintained facility.
www.fmcarenas.com /Burlington.htm   (128 words)

  
 Ice Palace Hotel - Sun Peaks - Ice Palace Hotel Reviews - TripAdvisor
Ice Palace Hotel - Sun Peaks - Ice Palace Hotel Reviews - TripAdvisor
What was your experience with Ice Palace Hotel?
TripAdvisor™ provides unbiased reviews, articles, recommendations and opinions on Ice Palace Hotel, Sun Peaks.
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 Ice-Palace on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
So glad to see these - I have so wanted to see ice structures and some of the fabulous pieces created for the Ice Festivals.
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Hotel de glace - Ice Hotel 2005 (Set)
www.flickr.com /photos/etolane/3436776   (104 words)

  
 Backyard Ice Rink Systems for Ice Hockey, Figure Skating and More!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Backyard Ice Rink Systems for Ice Hockey, Figure Skating and More!
the Durable/Waterproof EnviroLiner, you only fill your ICE Palace skating rink once for the whole skating season.
As soon as it freezes, you've got a beautiful backyard ice rink!
www.northern-ice.com   (63 words)

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