Landmarks

Landmarks and Downtimes

Landmarks are the most notable and important buildings and other features of a Settlement.  Once constructed and staffed by the appropriate members of the local Population, Landmarks provide specific benefits to the area and its people.  

Downtime Actions

Every active Player Character in a Game Theater may take one Downtime Action between Chapters.  Downtime Actions allow characters to continue to make progress on their long-term goals, gain special advantages during Events, recover from setbacks, or accumulate power in other ways.  Downtime Actions usually take place at specific locations, and new locations allow new types of Downtime Actions to be taken.
 
Each Landmark lists the type of Downtime Action it allows, if any.  In some cases, a character may need to meet a prerequisite in order to make use of it, such as a specific Skill, or being part of a specific Culture.  

Key Landmarks and Settlements

Key Landmarks are the basis for a new Settlement somewhere new in the Theater.  They form the center around which the community is constructed, and play a large role in the way it develops. Key Landmarks typically have many upgrades and add-ons available to improve them over time.  However, new Settlements out in the frontiers of civilization, beyond the reach of authorities and tradition always attract Darkness to them.  

Forester Village
Forester Village1 Labor, Forest - Peasants - Commerce : Darkness
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Forester Villages are constructed in Forest Areas and center around the production of Lumber and wood. Characters may spend their Downtime Action living and working in the village. This generates their Forestry Skill in Lumber, or more depending on Clearcutting Progress.
Clearcutting Progress
Clearcutting ProgressSpecial - Use increases progress
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Clearcutting Progress represents how far into a forest the logging operations have penetrated. As logging continues, larger and denser trees can be accessed.

Every time a Downtime Action to gather Lumber is taken in a Forester Village, this Add-On automatically gains progress toward advancement. Every 10 Downtimes spent increases its level by 1. For each level, the outputs of Lumber and wood item generations are increased by 50%. When this reaches its 5th level, the Forest becomes depleted, and the area becomes a Plains instead. This makes further Downtime use of the Forestry Village impossible.

Forager's Huts
Forager's Huts2 Labor, 4 Lumber - Peasants - Commerce - Add-On to Forestry Village
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Spending a Downtime Action working in the Forester Village also produces 3 x Forestry Skill in Vegetables.
Hare Trapper Camps
Hare Trapper Camps2 Labor, 1 Iron Beam, 2 Hide Bundles, 2 Lumber - Peasants - Commerce - Add-On to Forester Village
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Spending a Downtime Action working in the Forester Village also produces Forestry Skill in Meat and generates 1 Food.
Tanning Racks
Tanning Racks2 Labor, 4 Lumber - Peasants - Commerce - Add-On to Hare Trapper Camps
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Spending a Downtime Action working in the Forester Village also produces Forestry Skill in Scrap Leather and generates 1 Hide Bundle.
Charcoal Kilns
Charcoal Kilns2 Labor, 4 Stone - Peasants - Commerce : Exploitation - Add-On to Forester Village
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Working in the Forester Village also produces 3 x Forestry Skill in Charcoal and 1 Fuel.
Woodsheds
Woodsheds2 Labor, 4 Lumber - Peasants - Commerce - Add-On to Forester Village
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Spending a Downtime Action working in the Forester Village also produces 3 x Forestry Skill in Softwood or Hardwood. At Clearcutting Progress 1 to 3, this produces Softwood. At Clearcutting Progress 4, this produces Hardwood.
Sawmill
SawmillAdvanced Commerce - 3 Labor, 4 Lumber, 4 Iron Beams, 4 Hide Bundles, Engineering Schematic - Peasants - Commerce : Exploitation - Add-On to Forestry Village
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Allows unskilled Labor to gather Lumber via the use of heavy machinery. Each Labor spent here produces 1 Lumber. This does not count as a use of the Forester's Village.
Forester Town Hall
Forester Town HallAdvanced Law - 10 Labor, 8 Stone, 12 Lumber, 4 Hide Bundles, 8 Canvas, Settlement Population 3+ - Gentry - Law : Decadence - Upgrades Forester Village
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Improved standards, logistics and taxes upgrade the Forester Village to a Forester Town. Towns produce Lumber equal to their local Population passively each Chapter.
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Hunting Village
Hunting Village1 Labor, Forest - Peasants - Commerce : Darkness
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Hunting Villages are constructed in Forest Areas and center around the production of Hide Bundles, meat and leather. Characters may spend their Downtime Action living and working in the village. This generates their Hunting Skill in Hide Bundles.
Tannery
Tannery2 Labor, 4 Lumber, 4 Hide Bundles - Peasants - Commerce : Exploitation - Add-On to Hunting Village
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Spending a Downtime Action working in the Hunting Village also produces Hunting Skill x 3 in Scrap Leather and Hunting Skill in Heavy Leather.
Slaughterhouse
Slaughterhouse2 Labor, 4 Lumber, 2 Iron Beams - Peasants - Commerce : Exploitation- Add-On to Hunting Village
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Allows the butchering of game animals for their meat. Spending a Downtime Action working in the Hunting Village also produces 3 x Hunting Skill in Meat and 1 Food.
Apiary
Apiary2 Labor, 2 Lumber, 4 Hide Bundles, - Peasants - Commerce : Exploitation- Add-On to Hunting Village
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Spending a Downtime Action working in the Hunting Village also produces Hunting Skill x 3 in Honey and Hunting Skill in candles.
Mechanical Traps
Mechanical TrapsAdvanced Commerce - 4 Labor, 4 Iron Beams, Engineering Schematic - Peasants - Commerce : Exploitation- Add-On to Hunting Village
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Allows unskilled Labor to gather leather via the deployment of powerful mechanical jaw traps. Each Labor spent here produces 1 Hide Bundle. This does not count as a use of the Hunting Village.
Hunting Town Hall
Hunting Town HallAdvanced Law - 10 Labor, 8 Stone, 12 Lumber, 4 Hide Bundles, 8 Canvas, Settlement Population 3+ - Gentry - Law : Decadence - Upgrades Hunting Village
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Improved standards, logistics and taxes upgrade the Hunting Village to a Hunting Town. Towns produce Hide Bundles equal to their local Population, and half that much Food (round down), passively each Chapter.
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Mining Village
Mining Village1 Labor, Mountain or Hill - Peasants - Commerce : Darkness
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Mining Villages are constructed in Mountain or Hill Areas and center around the production of metal, stone and fuel. At founding, a mine is opened for a specific resource - Iron Mine, Coal Mine, or Stone Quarry. Iron Mines may only be opened on Mountains, and Coal Mines may only be opened on Hills. Characters may spend their Downtime Action living and working in the village. This generates their Mining Skill in either Iron Beams, Fuel, or Stone, as appropriate. This is multiplied by Shaft Depth.
Shaft Depth
Shaft DepthSpecial - Improves with Use
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The depth of the main shaft increases over time. Every time a Downtime Action to gather the main material is taken in a Mining Village, this Add-On automatically gains progress toward advancement. Every 10 Downtimes spent increases its level by 1. For each level, the outputs of Iron, Stone or Fuel item generations are increased by 50%. Each time the Depth increases, there is a chance that the mine permanently collapses, which is a Risk for those who use it.
Rock Hoist
Rock Hoist2 Labor, 2 Lumber, 2 Hide Bundles - Peasants - Commerce : Exploitation - Add-On to Iron and Coal Mining Village
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A crude device to haul up excess rock, with some still able to be repurposed. When Downtimes are taken in an Iron Mining or Coal Mining Village, they also generate 1 Stone.
Small Iron Shaft
Small Iron Shaft2 Labor, 4 Lumber, 4 Iron Beams - Peasants - Commerce : Exploitation - Add-On to Stone Quarry or Coal Mining Village
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A narrow-vein of Iron made available for limited exploitations. When a Downtime is taken in a Coal Mining or Stone Quarrying Village, they also generate 1 Iron Beam.
Small Coal Shaft
Small Coal Shaft2 Labor, 4 Lumber, 4 Iron Beams - Peasants - Commerce : Exploitation - Add-On to Stone Quarry or Coal Mining Village
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A narrow-vein of coal made available for limited exploitations. When a Downtime is taken in an Iron Mining or Stone Quarrying Village, they also generate 1 Fuel.
Mountain Skidrow
Mountain Skidrow4 Labor, 4 Iron Beams - Peasants - Commerce : Exploitation - Add-On to any mountain Mining Village
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A cleared crevice in the rock to send surface trees down the mountainside for later use. Spending a Downtime Action working in the Mining Village also produces 1 Lumber.
Smeltery
Smeltery2 Labor, 4 Iron Beams, 4 Stone - Peasants - Commerce : Exploitation - Add on to Iron Mine
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Spending a Downtime Action working in the Iron Mining Village also produces 3 x Mining Skill in Soft Iron and 1 x Mining Skill in Hard Iron.
Heavy Drill
Heavy DrillAdvanced Commerce - 3 Labor, 4 Lumber, 4 Iron Beams, 4 Hide Bundles, Engineering Schematic - Peasants - Commerce : Exploitation - Add-On to any Mining Village
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Allows unskilled Labor to gather in the main shaft via the use of heavy machinery. Each Labor spent here produces 1 Iron Beam, Fuel, or Stone as appropriate. This does not count as a use of the Mining Village.
Mining Town Hall
Mining Town HallAdvanced Law - 10 Labor, 8 Stone, 12 Lumber, 4 Hide Bundles, 8 Canvas, Settlement Population 3+ - Gentry - Law : Decadence - Upgrades Mining Village
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Improved standards, logistics and taxes upgrade the Mining Village to a Mining Town. Towns produce material from their main shaft equal to their local Population passively each Chapter.
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Farming Village
Farming Village1 Labor, Plains - Peasants - Commerce : Darkness
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A Farming Village is land set aside for the growing of crops. This is typically to produce large amounts of Food for the local population. Farming Villages use a mix of various crops so that Food is being harvested for most of the year. Each Chapter, a Farming Village automatically produces its Population in Food for each level of Fields. Characters may spend their Downtime Action living and working in the village. This generates their Farming Skill in additional Food, and makes progress on the Fields. Farms do not produce any Food during the Winter season.
Fields
FieldsSpecial - Improves with Use
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Fields represents the overall scale of the farming operation in this Village. Every 10 Downtime Actions spent in the Village improves the Fields rating by 1. Fields has a maximum value of 5. Some Add-Ons require part of the Fields be dedicated to their use, reducing this number to create.
Hemp Crofts
Hemp Crofts2 Labor, 4 Lumber, 1 Fields - Peasants - Commerce : Exploitation - Add-On to Farming Village
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Hemp and flax are grown in smaller fields. Spending a Downtime Action working in the Farming Village also produces 3 x Farming Skill in Hemp and 1 Canvas.
Barns
Barns 2 Labor, 4 Lumber - Peasants - Commerce - Add-On to Farming Village
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Spending a Downtime Action working in the Farming Village also produces Farming Skill in Vegetables for each level of Fields.
Pigsties
Pigsties2 Labor, 4 Lumber, 2 Hide Bundles, 2 Canvas, 1 Fields - Peasants - Commerce : Exploitation - Add-On to Farming Village
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Part of the Food crop can be fed to pigs for fattening. Spending a Downtime Action working in the Farming Village also produces Farming Skill x 3 in Meat and 1 Food. During Late Summer, the fattened pigs are slaughtered and Food Production for that Chapter is doubled.
Heavy Plow
Heavy PlowAdvanced Commerce - 3 Labor, 4 Lumber, 4 Iron Beams, 4 Hide Bundles, Engineering Schematic - Peasants - Commerce : Exploitation - Add-On to Farming Village
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Allows unskilled Labor actions to work directly on the Fields, increasing their progress by 1 Action. This does not count as a use of the Farming Village.
Farming Town Hall
Farming Town HallAdvanced Law - 10 Labor, 8 Stone, 12 Lumber, 4 Hide Bundles, 8 Canvas, Settlement Population 3+ - Gentry - Law : Decadence - Upgrades Farming Village
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Improved standards, logistics and taxes upgrade the Farming Village to a Farming Town. Towns produce Food even during Winter months, and can manage an extra 2 Fields.
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Rancher Village
Rancher Village1 Labor, Hills - Peasants - Commerce : Darkness
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A Rancher Village is land set aside for the care of animals. These are built upon grazing hills and center around the shepherding of sheep for their wool, though they may expand to handle many kinds of herds. Rancher Villages rotate their sheep husbandry so that sheering can happen throughout the year. Characters may spend their Downtime Action living and working in the village. This generates their Farming Skill in Canvas, increased based on the level of Herds. Each action also makes progress toward the development of the Herds.
Herds
HerdsSpecial - Improves with Use
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Herds represents the overall scale of the Ranching operation in this Village. Every 10 Downtime Actions spent in the Village improves the Herds rating by 1. Each level of Herds increases output of wool and Canvas by 50%. Herds has a maximum value of 5.
Some Add-Ons require Herds be separated or slaughtered for their use, reducing this number.
Woolshed
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Spending a Downtime Action working in the Rancher Village also produces Farming Skill in Wool, increased by the size of Herds.
Stables
Stables3 Labor, 4 Lumber, 4 Iron Beams, 4 Hide Bundles, Horse Stock - Peasants - Commerce : Exploitation - Add-On to Rancher Village
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Horses are bred and trained at the stables. Once a new herd of horses is founded, it takes a great deal of time to train and raise a new generation of horses. Once per year in Early Summer, at the cost of 1 Herd, the Stables may produce 1 unit of Mounts or one Horse Stock.
A Downtime may be spent at the Stables to train a single Riding Horse or Draft Horse. This does not count as a use of the Ranching Village.
Aurochs Pens
Aurochs PensAdvanced Commerce - 3 Labor, 4 Lumber, 4 Iron Beams, 4 Hide Bundles, 1 Herd, Aurochs Stock - Peasants - Commerce : Exploitation - Add-On to Rancher Village
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Aurochs can be set to graze upon the fields. Their huge appetites require dedicated land to their care, meaning less for other animals. Aurochs are huge beasts, and produce a great deal of meat. Spending a Downtime Action working in the Rancher Village also produces 3 x Farming Skill in Meat and 1 Food per Herd.
Looms
LoomsAdvanced Commerce - 3 Labor, 4 Lumber, 4 Iron Beams, 4 Hide Bundles, Engineering Schematic - Peasants - Commerce : Exploitation - Add-On to Ranching Village
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Allows unskilled Labor to produce Canvas via the use of heavy machinery. Each Labor spent here produces 1 Canvas. This does not count as a use of the Forester's Village.
Rancher Town Hall
Rancher Town HallAdvanced Law - 10 Labor, 8 Stone, 12 Lumber, 4 Hide Bundles, 8 Canvas, Settlement Population 3+ - Gentry - Law : Decadence - Upgrades Rancher Village
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Improved standards, logistics and taxes upgrade the Rancher Village to a Rancher Town. Towns produce Canvas equal to their local Population passively each Chapter, and can manage an extra 2 Herds.
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Harbor
Harbor1 Labor, Coastal - Merchants - Commerce : Darkness
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Deep water suitable for the safe landing of ships. Small Ships may dock here safely to take on and offload cargo.
Fishing Piers
Fishing Piers4 Labor, 8 Lumber - Peasants - Commerce : Exploitation - Add-on to Harbor
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Spending a Downtime Action fishing produces 3 x Hunting Skill in Meat and 1 Food. Passively produces 3 Food.
Waterfront
WaterfrontAdvanced Commerce - 18 Labor, 24 Lumber, 4 Stone, 8 Iron Beams, 8 Canvas, 4 Hide Bundles - Merchants - Commerce : Decadence, Exploitation
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A series of wharves, linked warehouses and the dockside attractions that sailors love. Allows the hiring of crew for ships.
Lighthouse
Lighthouse8 Labor, 24 Stone, 4 Lumber, 4 Iron Beams - Peasants - Commerce
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Lighthouses permit foreign ships to dock at the harbor. This allows trade to come from far-off lands. Allows a Downtime Action to be spent to arrange a single trade deal with a foreign port.
Shipyard
Shipyard10 Labor, 8 Lumber, 4 Iron Beams, 8 Hide Bundles - Merchants - Commerce : Exploitation - Add-On to Harbor
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Ships may be constructed here. Each Ship is constructed as a Landmark, but it is capable of undertaking Risky voyages for other Harbors throughout the world. See [Ships] for details.
Small Ship
Small Ship15 Labor, 10 Lumber, 10 Canvas, 4 Hide Bundles
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Speed: 3
Size: 1
Compartments: 2
Medium Ship
Medium Ship30 Labor, 20 Lumber, 20 Canvas, 10 Hide Bundles
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Speed: 2
Size: 2
Compartments: 4
Large Ship
Large Ship45 Labor, 30 Lumber, 30 Canvas, 20 Hide Bundles
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Speed: 1
Size: 3
Compartments: 6
Dockyards
DockyardsAdvanced Commerce - 25 Labor, 18 Lumber, 5 Iron Beams - Merchants - Upgrades Harbor
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A dredged seafloor and expanded wharves allows the docking and launching of Medium Hull ships, and trade relations from neighboring countries.
Seafront
SeafrontMaster Commerce - 60 Labor, 45 Lumber, 24 Iron Beams - Merchants - Upgrades Dockyards
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A fathomless seabed and endless wharves and slips make this an ideal home for any kind of vessel. Large Hulls can be constructed and received at this harbor, and trade relations from anywhere in the known world are possible.
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Economics

Some Landmarks represent the presence of skilled craftspeople and the extraction of raw materials.  Some may provide the opportunity for characters spend Downtime Actions to generate resources, while others may provide them automatically.  Landmarks that represent shops and artisans add resources for purchase in the local market.  Characters with the Mercantilism Skill Acquisition may make use of them to gain their items for a price. 
Workshops
WorkshopsBasic Commerce - 3 Labor, 4 Lumber, 4 Hide Bundles, 4 Canvas - Merchants - Commerce : Exploitation
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Choose one at the time of creation - Blacksmithing, Carpentry, or Tailoring. This represents a modest district of professionals and craftsfolk, where it is easy to find temporary work and time to craft things of ones own on the side. These passively add goods of the appropriate variety to the common shop for purchase with the Mercantalism Skill. Spending a Downtime Action here allows two extra crafting Actions of the appropriate Skill. Staff will exchange finished product for materials at the start of next Event.
Crafting District
Crafting DistrictAdvanced Commerce - 15 Labor, 12 Lumber, 8 Iron Beams, 4 Hide Bundles, 4 Canvas - Merchants - Commerce : Exploitation
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A sprawl of various workshops and specialists and businesses that support them related to a specific craft - Blacksmithing, Needlework, or Carpentry. There is always temporary work to be found, and time to craft things of ones own on the side. These passively add goods of the appropriate variety to the common shop for purchase with the Mercantalism Skill.

Spending a Downtime Action here allows five extra crafting Actions of the appropriate Skill. Staff will exchange finished product for materials at the start of next Event.

Shrine
ShrineBasic Tradition - 2 Labor, 2 Stone - No Staff - Tradition
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Shrines memorialize a deity or other object of sacred veneration. Shrines are dedicated to one specific cultural figure. If characters of that Culture spend their Downtime Action there, they may remove one Despair. Shrines also may hold icons of a specific faith.
Archangel's Iconostasis
Archangel's Iconostasis1 Labor, 2 Stone, 1 Canvas, 10 Glass - Add-On for Shrine or Church
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The Iconostasis holds a relic and depiction of an Archangel, allowing certain Rituals of that Archangel's covenants to be performed. A Shrine may have 1 Iconostasis, while a Church can have many.
Graveyard
GraveyardBasic Tradition - 12 Labor, 1 Lumber, 2 Iron Beams, 12 Stone - Peasants - Tradition
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Up to 5 dead Population will be automatically buried in the Graveyard, rather than becoming Corpse Heaps.
Necropolis
NecropolisAdvanced Tradition - 24 Labor, 8 Lumber, 12 Iron Beams, 26 Stone - Peasants - Tradition
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A deeply built tomb heading down and downward under the Settlement. Up to 20 dead Population will be automatically buried in the Necropolis, rather than becoming Corpse Heaps.
Granary
GranaryBasic Commerce - 4 Labor, 8 Wood, 8 Hide Bundles - Peasants - Commerce : Exploitation
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A Granary can store Food long-term, rather than having unused Food be wasted. Each Granary may automatically store an excess of 10 Food, which can be released in case of shortfall.
Civic Monument
Civic Monument8 Labor, 8 Stone - Unstaffed - Tradition : Decadence
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The creator may describe the monument and what it represents. Citizens of the city will know this story.
Museum
Museum10 Labor, 12 Lumber, 4 Iron Beams, 4 Stone, 8 Canvas, 8 Hide Bundles - Gentry - Decadence
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For each artifact with a strong tie to the city's story, the Museum produces 1 Tradition virtue. Museums have a space on the website to show their exhibits.
Sewer System
Sewer System50 Labor, 24 Stone, 12 Iron Beams, 4 Lumber, Engineering Schematic - Darkness - Unstaffed
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Once completed the Sewer System prevents the rapid spread of Disease Outbreaks, but also provides an undercity where creatures and outcasts can dwell.
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Special

The following Landmarks are special cases.
Paths
Paths1 Labor
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Paths allow 1 unit of Supply resources to be carried, for the cost of 1 Labor, to another Settlement with connected Paths. Wagons and Draft Horses may be used to carry more at once. Paths can be created in Settlements with no Key Landmark.
Roads
Roads5 Labor, 10 Stone - Upgrades Paths
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Roads are paved and durable pathways between settlements suitable for the use of Wagons and Caravans. This makes transporting Supply more effective. Roads can be created in Settlements with no Key Landmark.
Stockpile
StockpileSpecial
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Stockpiles are created automatically as soon as there are any Supply units present in the Settlement from productive activities. Stockpiles are not secure and can be accessed by anyone.
Corpse Heap
Corpse HeapSpecial - Darkness
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Corpse Heaps are huge piles of the dead littering the streets, attracting corpsers and other unwholesome Night creatures. They occur when at least one full unit of Population is killed through some disaster. It takes 3 Labor to remove a Corpse Heap through ad-hoc burial and burning. A Graveyard or Necropolis with sufficient space can prevent the accumulation of corpses in the streets.
Ruin
RuinDarkness
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Ruins are the remains the buildings of previous inhabitants. They have been destroyed by time or tragedy, and now serve only as places for hidden things to gather and dark memories to persist. They require 2 Labor to dismantle and yield 2 Stone.
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Organizations

Some buildings are the private property of enterprising Organizations.  These groups draw members of the general Population into their private service in order to serve their more personal ends.  Typically, while some of these may have some public output, such as a specialist artisan producing goods for the market, they work at the command of the leaders and officers that employ them.  

For more details about Organizations, read [here].