Critic Weighs In On AIA/Harris Interactive Poll of “America’s Favorite Architecture”

By now you’ve probably heard about the new poll released this week by the American Institute of Architects and Harris Interactive, ranking “America’s Favorite Architecture

.” The list of 150 structures includes the Golden Gate Bridge, the White House, and the former World Trade Center towers, to name a few. The Empire State Building is ranked #1.

The Dirt has some thoughts about the list (for example: three Washington, DC, memorials in the top ten? MoMA all the way down at 146?), but the Chicago Tribune‘s architecture critic, Blair Kamin

[note: the Tribune site requires login, but is free] does a much better job. Click to read the article, or leave your comments here on what you thought of the poll.


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