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A Building Embedded With Famous Stones


Tribune Tower (Photo: Alex Gallafent)

There are many attractive buildings in the United States. Many are made of stone. But there's only one American building that has stones from the Taj Mahal and the Great Wall of China built into its base. There are also pieces of the Colosseum in Rome, the Great Pyramid at Giza and England's House of Commons.

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For this Geo Quiz, we want you to name the building and the city you'll find it in.

The structure in question dates back to the 1920s. Its design was the result of a competition to create 'the most beautiful and distinctive office building in the world.' Stones from famous structures across the globe were embedded in the exterior walls at street level.

So, can you name the building?

The answer is the Tribune Tower in Chicago.