Attractions

Top Choice Notable Building in Financial District & Lower Manhattan

One World Trade Center

Home to One World Observatory – New York's highest observation deck – the 104-floor One World Trade Center is architect David M Childs' redesign of Daniel Libeskind's original 2002 concept. Not only the loftiest bui…
Top Choice Architecture in New Canaan

Philip Johnson Glass House

Inspired by Mies van der Rohe, this icon of mid-Century Modern architecture was the home of late Pritzker Prize–winner Philip Johnson and his art collector partner, David Whitney. Johnson added 13 other structures t…
Top Choice Architecture in Hyde Park & South Side

Robie House

Of the numerous buildings that Frank Lloyd Wright designed around Chicago, none is more famous or influential than Robie House. Because its horizontal lines resembled the flat landscape of the Midwestern prairie, th…
Top Choice Notable Building in Regina

Provincial Legislature

Escaping significant damage from the devastating tornado in its year of completion (1912), the arresting 'Leg,' nestled in Wascana Centre's leafy embrace, stands as a proud symbol to the people of Regina. Ponder the…
Top Choice Notable Building in Beacon Hill & Boston Common

Massachusetts State House

High atop Beacon Hill, Massachusetts’ leaders and legislators attempt to turn their ideas into concrete policies and practices within the State House. John Hancock provided the land (previously part of his cow pastu…
Top Choice Notable Building in Providence

Rhode Island State House

Designed by McKim, Mead and White in 1904, the Rhode Island State House rises above the Providence skyline, easily visible from miles around. Modeled in part on St Peter's Basilica in Vatican City, it has the world'…
Notable Building in Palm Springs & the Coachella Valley

Sunnylands

Sunnylands is the mid-century modern estate of Walter and Leonore Annenberg, one of America’s ‘first families.’ At their winter estate in Rancho Mirage, the Annenbergs entertained seven US presidents, royalty, Holly…
Top Choice Notable Building in Iqaluit

Legislative Assembly

It's well worth taking an entertaining free tour of Nunavut's prefab parliament to learn about all manner of Inuit art displayed throughout the building, as well as about the chamber, with its aboriginal touches, su…
Top Choice House in Asheville

Biltmore Estate

The country's largest privately-owned home, and Asheville's number-one tourist attraction, the Biltmore was built in 1895 for shipping and railroad heir George Washington Vanderbilt II. He modeled it after the grand…
Top Choice Notable Building in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

Walt Disney Concert Hall

A molten blend of steel, music and psychedelic architecture, this iconic concert venue is the home base of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, but has also hosted contemporary bands such as Phoenix and classic jazz men li…