Gaudi's Sagrada Família in Its Final Stages + Hurricane Patricia Warning

Sacha Strebe

• Guadi's famous Sagrada Família is finally entering the final stages of construction. Work began in 1882, and now, 100 years on, six new towers will be added to the Roman Catholic basilica in Barcelona. The tallest tower of Jesus Christ will measure over 562 feet, making it the tallest in Europe. It's been 90 years since its designer, Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi, died. — Dezeen

• The horrors of the Shining hotel are about to move off screen and into real life. The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado, is set to become "the world's first horror-themed museum, film archive, and film production studio." The $24 million development will include 500-seat auditorium, a 30,000-square-foot interactive museum, and space for an education program by the Colorado Film School. — Rolling Stone

Hurricane Patricia has just become the strongest hurricane on record in the Western Hemisphere. Winds are at 200 mph (175 kts), which is up there with the strongest tornadic winds on the Enhanced Fujita scale (EF5). The storm is set to hit Puerto Vallarta and Manzanillo, Mexico, later today, but hazardous flooding is also expected in parts of the United States over the next several days. — Forbes

J.K. Rowling has revealed more details about the first official stage version of Harry Potter. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will tell the story "19 years after the book's main timeline finishes and will focus on the challenges of the Potter family." The two-part play will open in London's West End next year. — The Verge

• Priscilla Chan is set to open a private hospital for the disadvantaged. The wife of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to open a "private comprehensive preschool and K–8 school linked to health services for children and families in East Palo Alto, California." Chan is passionate about alleviating the effects of poverty on children. — Fortune 

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Opening Photo: Dezeen

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