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U.S. Roadside Architecture
The Big Duck
- Illustrated description and history by Kathy Biehl of this building shaped like a duck on Route 24, in the care of Friends of Long Island's Heritage.
The Big Duck
- An illustrated history from Roadside America of the roadside farmstand in Long Island, United States, shaped like a duck to advertise that ducks and duck-eggs were sold there.
- Roadside America takes a look at houses shaped like giant shoes in Pennsylvania and California: history, description and images.
Longaberger Office Building
- Glass, Steel and Stone provides a photograph and brief description of this 1997 building in Newark, Ohio, in the shape of a basket, headquarters of a firm that makes baskets.
Lucy the Elephant
- Photograph and brief history of this timber-built elephant in New Jersey from the Boardwalk catalog.
A Scottish Pineapple
- J.K. Gillon's illustrated description and discussion of the inspiration for the Dunmore Pineapple garden folly, built in 1761.
The Shoe House
- Brief illustrated history and description by Kathy Biehl of a house shaped like a shoe built by a shoe magnate in 1948 in Hallam, Pennsylvania.
- Boasts unique 'americana' architecture in the form of concrete teepees. Includes pictures, history, and typical motel information. Rialto, California.
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