Name that Flyover City! — April 3, 2020

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Here’s a review of the questions:

What city is known as The Athens of the Prairie because it contains so many examples of innovative architectural achievements?

The Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas stands out from the crowd for its pyramid shape. But this city also boasts a pyramid-shaped structure that actually predates the Luxor by a couple of years. In what city is The Pyramid located?

This city is home to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, a privately funded museum filled with memorabilia and exhibits about African-American baseball in the U.S.

And here are the answers:

Columbus, OH–Buildings in Columbus, from churches to schools to country clubs, have been designed by the links of Eero Saarinen, I.M. Pei, Robert Venturi, Cesar Pelli, and Richard Meier.
Memphis, TN–Built in 1991, the Pyramid in Memphis (aka The Great American Pyramid, the Memphis Pyramid and Pyramid Arena) was originally a 20,000-seat arena for sporting events and concerts. It is now a Bass Pro Shops megastore.
Kansas City, MO–The last Negro Leagues teams folded in the early 1960s, but their legacy lives on through the surviving players and the NLBM.

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