Name that Flyover city — September 30, 2019

We hope you’re enjoying “Name that Flyover City.” Today we look at some unique buildings located in the heartland.

First, let’s review the questions:

  1. An iconic monument in this city is the tallest of its kind in the US.
  2. This city is home to the largest privately owned home in the U.S.
  3. This city has a famous concession stand in one of its art and nature parks.

And, now, the answers:

  1. St. Louis, MO—Designed by Eero Saarinen in 1947 the 630 feet wide and tall St. Louis Arch is the tallest man-made monument in the Western Hemisphere, and is Missouri’s tallest accessible building
  2. Asheville, NC—The Biltmore Estate, a Chateauesque mansion was built for the Vanderbilt family in Asheville. It includes 178,926 square feet of floor space. The Biltmore Estate remains one of the most prominent examples of Gilded Age mansions.
  3. Indianapolis, IN– Dubbed Chop Stick, at 100 Acres: The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art and Nature Park in Indiana can’t fail to be noticed–mainly because it has a 100-foot Yellow Poplar tree poking horizontally through the middle of it.

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