architecture The Best US Cities for Architecture  

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List Rules Vote up any American city that is great for architecture enthusiasts.

Cities frequently feature breathtaking architecture, and these destinations offer some of the best examples for curious visitors. Some great U.S. cities for architecture host historic buildings, while other good American cities for architecture have beautiful modern designs.

What locales will you find on this list of the top US cities for architecture? As one of the oldest cities in the country, Philadelphia is home to such famous buildings as Library Hall and the Pennsylvania Hospital. Chicago is another one of the best cities when it comes to architecture. New Orleans has a vibe all its own, thanks in part to the ornate buildings in the French Quarter. Other good areas featured on this list include New York City, Washington, DC, and Miami.

Do you have a favorite city for architecture? Give the best options a thumbs up and please add any notable cities that are missing.

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Chicago is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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45 21
New York City is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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26 14
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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29 17
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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31 20
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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20 14
Boston is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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22 17
Charleston is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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20 15
Savannah is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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13 11
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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10 12
Kansas City is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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9 11
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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8 10
St. Augustine is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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10 13
Santa Fe is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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6 9
Nashville is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

Famous Schizophrenics

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10 14
Detroit is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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4 7
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture
kent787 added Pittsburgh

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7 11
Portland is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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6 10
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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6 10
Annapolis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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9 14
Austin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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6 11
Houston is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

The Most Magical Cities in the World

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4 9
Providence is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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4 9
Fort Worth is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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4 9
Williamsburg is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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11 18
Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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7 13
Portland is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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10 17
Miami is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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4 10
Asheville is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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2 8
New Castle is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture
New Castle

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5 12
Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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2 9
Wilmington is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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1 12
Tulsa is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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0 11
Knoxville is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture

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0 11
Guthrie is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture
Guthrie

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0 12
Norfolk is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best US Cities for Architecture