ⓘ Category:Lists of buildings and structures in the United States

List of African-American historic places

The stories of the contributions, hardships, and aspirations of all American people can be seen in the experiences of African Americans. The places listed below represent the achievements and struggles of African Americans. Visitors to these sites can gain a better understanding of the events and the people of that time. These places connected across time to create an understanding of what happened and why. As historian David McCullough explains in Brave Companions, experiencing places "helps in making contact with those who were there before in other days. Its a way to find them as fellow ...

Americas Favorite Architecture

Americas Favorite Architecture is a list of buildings and other structures identified as the most popular works of architecture in the United States. In 2006 and 2007, the American Institute of Architects AIA sponsored research to identify the most popular works of architecture in the United States. Harris Interactive conducted the study by first polling a sample of the AIA membership and later polling a sample of the public. In the first phase of the study, 2.448 AIA members were interviewed and asked to identify their "favorite" structures. Each was asked to name up to 20 structures in e ...

List of aquaria in the United States

This is a list of existing public aquariums in the United States, some of which are unaccredited. For zoos, see List of zoos in the United States. Aquariums are facilities where animals are confined within tanks and displayed to the public, and in which they may also be bred. Such facilities include public aquariums, oceanariums, marine mammal parks, and dolphinariums.

List of castles in the United States

This is a list of castles in the United States. Most cannot properly be described as true castles. They are primarily country houses, follies, or other types of buildings built to give the appearance of a castle. They are usually designed in the Gothic Revival, Chateauesque, Romanesque Revival, Scots Baronial or Tudor Revival styles.

List of coastal fortifications of the United States

The United States and its preceding colonies built numerous coastal defenses to defend major cities, ports and straits from the colonial era through World War II. Some listed were built by other nations and are now on United States territory.

List of dams and reservoirs in United States

The following is a partial list of dams and reservoirs in the United States. There are an estimated 84.000 dams in the United States, impounding 600.000 mi of river or about 17% of rivers in the nation.

                                     

List of largest houses in the United States

The following is a list of the 100 largest extant and historic houses in the United States, ordered by square footage of the main house. This list includes houses that have been demolished, houses that are currently under construction, and buildings that are not currently used as private homes, but were used as such previously.

                                     

LGBT historic places in the United States

The following is a list of LGBT historic places in the United States. It includes sites that are recognized at the federal, state, county, or municipal level as important to the history of the LGBT civil rights movement. They represent the achievements and struggles of the community and provide context to understand these events and people. The National Park Service is amid an effort to chronicle LGBT sites across the nation, and have identified almost 400 of interest.

                                     

List of largest shopping malls in the United States

This is a list of shopping malls in the United States and its territories that have at least 2.000.000 total square feet of retail space. The list is based in part on information provided by the International Council of Shopping Centers and by the Department of American Studies at Eastern Connecticut State University as part of its Shopping Mall Studies.

                                     

List of the largest optical telescopes in North America

List of the largest optical telescopes in the contiguous United States ranks telescopes of North America, a continent in the northern hemisphere of Earth.