A young girl looks out the window of her marooned home in Ironbridge in late February. Hundreds of residents were evacuated after the River Severn burst its banks and defenses in Ironbridge and other communities. According to the BBC, numerous flood warnings were issued last month as a result of Storm Dennis.
While the fate of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics hangs in the balance due to the coronavirus pandemic, here's a look at other cities that have succeeded in creating structures that have stood the test of time and continue to be as awe-inspiring and groundbreaking as the games themselves.
"It doesn't matter what your background is or what your pedigree is, at the end of the day you have to have the vision and the drive to get where you want to go," Welteroth told Newsweek Conversations.