America’s iconic trademark buildings in the USA

America has the most robust and thunderous architecture pieces in the world, that we already knew. Much of this phenomenon can be explained by the appreciation that is given to American architecture and its role in the society of the United States.

Empire State Building – New York

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The Empire State Building, NY

Classic of the classics, the Empire State Building is not just another building in the skies of New York; it is also one of the most important tourist spots to visit in the country. Inaugurated in 1931, it was considered for some decades the tallest building in the world and today it is an unmissable stopping point for those who want to admire NY from a new angle. The skyscraper is featured in the films shot in the city and, on special dates, it receives commemorative lighting. Its top can be seen from different points of the city – after all, there are 102 floors.

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The Empire Chandelier by LUXXU

For instance, in some cases the beauty and brilliance of some pieces of architecture can be an inspiration on the creation of another stunning and gorgeous type of works, like this one that is shown.

The Empire Chandelier by LUXXU is a masterpiece with an extravagant shape, capable of transforming every space into a stunning scenario. Due to its vigorous personality it creates an exclusive atmosphere

Chrysler Building

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Chrysler Building, NY

The Chrysler Building was the first supertall building taking the title of World’s Tallest Building after winning a height battle with The Bank of Manhattan. The building claimed the title when it raised an 125-foot spire in just 90 minutes after constructing it in secret. It lost the title of World’s Tallest Building 11 months later to the Empire State Building but enjoyed commercial success due to its location next to Grand Central Terminal. Is one more of the amazing pieces of architecture that are made in the “Big Apple”.

Willis Tower

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Willis Tower, Chicago

A masterpiece of Fazlur Rahman, Willis Tower is a 1450-foot skyscraper looking over Chicago, Illinois. Completed in 1973, this iconic structure was once the tallest building in the world and is currently the third tallest building in the United States.

As the 23rd tallest building in the world, the Willis Tower is certainly one of America’s most popular tourist destinations, attracting millions of tourists to see its amazing architecture, and the home of well-known tenants such as American Airlines.

Walt Disney Concert Hall

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Walt Disney Concert Hall, LA

Designed by architect Frank Gehry, Walt Disney Concert Hall is an internationally recognized architectural landmark and one of the most acoustically sophisticated concert halls in the world.

From the stainless steel curves of its striking exterior to the state-of-the-art acoustics of the hardwood-paneled main auditorium, the 3.6-acre complex embodies the unique energy and creative spirit of the city of Los Angeles and its orchestra.

Thorncrown Chapel

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Thorncrown Chapel, Arkansas

Every state in America has a building they can be proud of and the Thorncrown Chapel really suit in the purpose of that. Located in Arkansas and built by Arkansan Jim Reed, this iconic glass and wood building was completed in 1980 and was named the 1981 American Institute of Architects Design of the Year. Throwcrown Chapel came into the spotlight again in 2006 when it was given the Twenty-Five Year Award by the same organization. America is not short of iconic buildings build by prolific architects making the skyline both beautiful and interesting.

 

 

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