Can You Identify These Major U.S. Cities From One Image?

By: J.P. Naomi
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Did you know there are more than 3,000 cities across the United States of America? Think you have what it takes to recognize these major ones through just an image? Try your luck now with this quiz!

One World Trade Center is the main building of the rebuilt World Trade Center complex in Lower Manhattan in New York City. It is the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, and the sixth-tallest in the world.

This is the Theme Building. It is an iconic Space Age structure built in 1961 at the Los Angeles International Airport and was influenced by "Populuxe" architecture.

The Chicago Navy Pier is a 3,300-foot-long pier on the Chicago shoreline of Lake Michigan. It is one of the most-visited attractions in the entire Midwest and is Chicago's #1 tourist attraction.

The Houston Ship Channel is part of the Port of Houston, one of the United States' busiest seaports. The channel is the conduit for ocean-going vessels between the Houston area and the Gulf of Mexico.

Saint Mary's Basilica is officially named The Church of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It was founded in 1881 and has been staffed by the Franciscan Friars since 1895.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is an art museum originally chartered in 1876 for the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia. The museum receives more than 775,000 visitors each year!

The San Antonio River Walk is also known as Paseo del Rio. It is a network of walkways along the banks of the San Antonio River and is lined with bars, shops, restaurants, nature and more!

San Diego is Spanish for Saint Didacus. It is immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico and has a population of about 1.4 million residents.

The American Airlines Center is a multi-purpose arena located in Dallas, Texas. It is home to the Dallas Mavericks and the Dallas Stars and was opened in July 2001.

The Bank of Italy Building is a 14-story Renaissance Revival high-rise built in 1925 in downtown San Jose. This building became the second home to the first branch of the Bank of Italy, which later became the Bank of America.

Lady Bird Lake is a river-like reservoir on the Colorado River in Austin, Texas. The reservoir is named in honor of former First Lady of the United States Lady Bird Johnson, wife of President Lyndon B. Johnson.

This photo is of Riverplace Tower in Jacksonville, Florida. It is a 28-floor office building on the south bank of the St. Johns River and was opened in 1967.

Lombard Street is only the length of one street block, but has eight hairpin turns! It is known as "the crookedest street in the world" and is a major tourist attraction in San Francisco.

Ohio Stadium is also known as the Horseshoe. It opened in 1922 and has a capacity of a whopping 104,944 people! Those Buckeyes love their football!

The Indiana World War Memorial Plaza is an urban feature located in Indianapolis. It was originally built in 1924 to honor the veterans of World War I and stretches the distance of five city blocks!

Fort Worth is the 16th-largest city in the United States and the fifth-largest city in the state of Texas. The city is known as Cowtown!

The NASCAR Hall of Fame is located in Charlotte, North Carolina, and was opened in 2010. It honors drivers who have shown exceptional skill at NASCAR driving, all-time great crew chiefs and owners, and other major contributors to competition within the sanctioning body.

The Space Needle is an observation tower in Seattle, Washington. It was built in the Seattle Center for the 1962 World's Fair. It can reportedly withstand winds of up to 200 miles per hour and earthquakes of up to 9.1 magnitude!

Denver is not only called the "Mile High City," it is also known as the "Queen City of the Plains" and "Wall Street of the West." The current Governor of Colorado is John Hickenlooper.

This photo is of the Wyler Aerial Tramway located in El Paso, Texas. It covers 196 acres on the east side of the Franklin Mountains. From the peak you can see three different states and two countries!

The Lincoln Memorial is an American national monument built to honor the 16th President, Abraham Lincoln. The monument was build between 1914 and 1922 and was designed by Daniel Chester French.

Fenway Park is home of the Boston Red Sox and located in Kenmore Square, Boston, Massachusetts. It is the oldest park in Major League Baseball.

The Ambassador Bridge is a suspension bridge that connects Detroit, Michigan, with Windsor, Ontario, Canada. As a major international border crossing, the bridge sees more than 10,000 trucks and 4,000 cars each day!

The Grand Ole Opry is a weekly country music stage concert in Nashville, Tennessee. It was founded on November 28, 1925, by George D. Hay as a one-hour radio "barn dance" on WSM, AM radio.

This mansion is known as Graceland and was the home of Elvis Presley. It is approximately 13.8 acres large and currently receives more than 650,000 visitors each year.

Formerly known as the Oregon Journal Building, this photo shows the current Jackson Tower. It is 12 stories tall and is located in downtown Portland, Oregon, right next to Pioneer Courthouse Square.

The SkyDance Pedestrian Bridge in Oklahoma City is 380 feet long. It is illuminated with LED lights from dusk until dawn each day to welcome visitors downtown. The color of the lights change to correspond with special events or holidays.

The Stratosphere Las Vegas is a hotel, casino, and tower located on Las Vegas Boulevard, just north of the Las Vegas Strip. It was formerly known as Vegas World.

The Kentucky Derby takes place as Churchill Downs each year. Inaugurated in 1875, iIt is known as "The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports."

This is a photo of the National Aquarium located at 501 East Pratt Street in Baltimore, Maryland. It is home to approximately 17,000 animals and more than 750 species!

The Milwaukee Art Museum is one of the largest museums in the United States. It has more than 400,000 visitors each year and is currently directed by Marcelle Polednik.

This photo represents the annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. It is a nine-day event and has more than 500 balloons participating, making it the largest balloon festival in the world.

This photo is of Saguaro National Park. It is 92,000 acres large and is visited by 820,000 nature lovers each year. Its highest peak is Mica Mountain.

William Saroyan Theatre is in Fresno, California. Saroyan was an Armenian-American novelist, playwright, and short story writer. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1940, and in 1943 won the Academy Award for Best Story for the film adaptation of his novel, The Human Comedy.

This is the skyline of Sacramento, the capital city of California. Known as the "City of Trees," its motto is "Urbs Indomita" which is Latin for "Indomitable City."

The Mesa Arts Center is a major attraction to the city of Mesa, Arizona. It is a $95 million facility built by Boora Architects. It opened in 2005.

Arrowhead Stadium is home to the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. With an Latitude 36 Bermuda Grass surface, the stadium has a current seating capacity of 76,416 fans!

Centennial Olympic Park is a 21-acre public park located in downtown Atlanta, Georgia. It was created in 1996 as part of the infrastructure improvements for the 1996 Summer Olympics.

Not many cities can boast a skyline like this one! Long Beach, California, is the 36th most populous city in the United States and sits right along the coast of the Pacific Ocean.

Colorado Springs is the largest city by area in the state of Colorado. It is known as Olympic City USA as well as simply, "The Springs." It is located 60 miles south of Denver.

This statue represents Sir Walter Raleigh, and is located in his namesake city of Raleigh, North Carolina. He was born in 1554 and died in 1618.

This photo depicts the Port Boulevard Bridge, also known as State Road 886. It connects the Port of Miami with downtown Miami. It became an official roadway in 1980.

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge–Tunnel is a 23-mile fixed link crossing at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. It connects Virginia Beach to Cape Charles and costs motorists $15 each way to cross it!

This photo shows the famous Heartland of America Park. It is a public park located in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, and is said to be an area discovered by Lewis and Clark.

This is a photo of the HERETHERE sculpture. Gertrude Stein wrote about Oakland in her 1937 book, Everybody's Autobiography, "There is no there there," upon learning that the neighborhood where she lived as a child had been torn down to make way for an industrial park.

These are the Minnehaha Falls, located in a city park in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The park was designed by Horace W.S. Cleveland in 1883.

The Oil Capital Historic District is an area in downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma, that commemorates the success of the oil business in the city during the early 20th century. Tulsa is nicknamed the "Oil Capital of the World."

Six Flags Over Texas is a 212-acre theme park located in Arlington, Texas. it was the first Six Flags park and was opened on August 5, 1961.

This is a photo of Bourbon Street, located in the heart of New Orleans' oldest neighborhood, the French Quarter. It extends 13 blocks from Canal Street to Esplanade Avenue and is known for some wild times!

This is known as "The Keeper of the Plains." It is a 44-foot Cor-Ten steel sculpture that was created by Kiowa-Comanche artist Blackbear Bosin in 1974.

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