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List of the famous landmarks that make up the United States of America skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. United States of America architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in United States of America are included on this list. Information about these United States of America buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in United States of America and older historic landmarks.

Buildings here include everything from The Louvre to Metropolitan Museum of Art.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in United States of America?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in United States of America. Famous architectural houses within the city of United States of America are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
Shrine Church of St. Stanislau... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list United States of America Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings
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Shrine Church of St. Stanislaus


The Shrine Church of St. Stanislaus is a Catholic parish church in Cleveland, Ohio and part of the Diocese of Cleveland. It is located at the intersection of Forman Ave. and East 65th St., in a part of the South Broadway neighborhood previously known as Warszawa, also referred to today as Slavic ...more

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City/Town: Warszawa Neighborhood Historic District, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Opened: Nov 01 1891

Style: Gothic architecture, Polish Cathedral style

Construction Started: 1886

Building Function: Church

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National Archives Building is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list United States of America Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings
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National Archives Building


The National Archives Building on 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, is the headquarters of the National Archives and Records Administration. The United States Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and the Declaration of Independence are displayed on the Rotunda of the National Archives ...more

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City/Town: Washington, D.C., USA

Opened: Jan 01 1935

Architect: John Russell Pope

Created By: John Russell Pope

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1 New York Plaza is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list United States of America Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings
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1 New York Plaza


1 New York Plaza is an office building in New York City's Financial District, built in 1969 at the intersection of South and Whitehall Streets. It is the southernmost of all Manhattan skyscrapers. The building is 640 feet tall with 50 floors. The building was designed by William Lescaze & Assocs. ...more

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City/Town: New York City, New York, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1969

Architecture Firm: Kahn & Jacobs, William Lescaze & Associates

Created By: William Lescaze

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1 Pace Plaza is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list United States of America Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings
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1 Pace Plaza


1 Pace Plaza, completed in 1969, is the flagship building complex of Pace University in New York City, specifically designed for Pace. It is located directly across from City Hall and adjacent to the Brooklyn Bridge, and houses most of the classrooms, administrative offices, a 2,000-square-foot ...more

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City/Town: New York City, New York, United States of America, North America

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