The Pentagon, Military complex in Arlington, Virginia
Description: The Pentagon is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense.
History: It was built during World War II and completed in 1943.
Culture: The Pentagon has become a symbol for the U.S. military.
Practical: It is one of the world's largest office buildings, with about 6,500,000 sq ft (600,000 m2) of space.
Did you know ?: The building was designed by American architect George Bergstrom and it's shaped like a pentagon.
Location: Arlington County
Inception: September 11, 1941
Architect: George Bergstrom
Official opening: January 15, 1943
Architectural style: Stripped Classicism
Floors above the ground: 5
Height: 21.6 m
Material: concrete, Indiana limestone
Address: 1400 Defense Pentagon 20301
Sources: Wikimedia, OpenStreetMap
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