11 Structures that Define America

Image Gallery: The U.S. Flag Structures throughout the country celebrate America's freedom.
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The ­United States has a penchant for building. As such, there are nu­merous buildings and other structures that represent the freedom an­d opportunity expressed in the American dream. Here are a few of those defining monuments.

On the following pages, you can explore our list of structures that define America, including the from the Golden Gate Bridge and St. Louis Arch to the famous monuments of Washington, D.C.