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United States of America Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings

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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.
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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
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    1 Lincoln Plaza is a mixed-use, commercial and luxury residential condominium building in New York City with 43 floors and 671 units. Construction began in 1971. The building is in the heart of the Lincoln Center neighborhood. Completed and ready for occupancy in 1974, the building is divided into eight ...more

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    • City/Town: New York City, New York, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1974
    • Structural Height (m): 44.0
    • Floors: 43
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    Saint Patrick's Catholic Church, San Francisco

    St. Patrick's Catholic Church is a Roman Catholic church in San Francisco, California, founded in 1851. It is located at 756 Mission Street, between 3rd and 4th streets, across the street from Yerba Buena Gardens in the heart of the South of Market district. The church features Gothic architecture, with ...more

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    • City/Town: San Francisco, California, USA
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    1 New York Place

    1 New York Place was a supertall skyscraper that was proposed in 2002 to rise 1,050 feet tall and have 90 floors. The tower was supposed to be located in New York City's financial district at Broadway and Fulton Street, but the project was canceled. The tower was designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and ...more

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    • City/Town: New York City, New York, USA
    • Structural Height (m): 320.04
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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 Building.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

    1 New York Plaza is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list United States of America Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings
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    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. and ...more

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    • City/Town: New York City, New York, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1969
    • Structural Height (m): 195.0
    • Floors: 50
    • Architect: William Lescaze
    • Created By: William Lescaze
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    One 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 student ...more

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    • City/Town: New York City, New York, United States of America, North America
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    1 Wall Street is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list United States of America Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings
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    One Wall Street, is a bank headquarters building which remains one of the finest Art-Deco-style skyscrapers in Lower Manhattan, New York City. It is located in Manhattan's Financial District on the corner of Wall Street and Broadway. Today, it serves as the global headquarters of The Bank of New York ...more

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    • City/Town: New York City, New York, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1931
    • Structural Height (m): 199.0
    • Floors: 50
    • Architect: Benjamin Wistar Morris III
    • Created By: Benjamin Wistar Morris III
    • Style: Colonial Revival architecture
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