Test Your Architectural Know-How: Can You Identify These 10 Famous Buildings from Details?

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"God is in the details." Thus quoth Mies van der Rohe. Every building you see, no matter how large or how iconic, is really just a collection of little bits all put together. So to test your architectural know-how, we've put together a little quiz. How many of these famous American buildings can you identify just from details?

Here's how it works. You'll see three pictures of each building: first a detail, then a zoomed-in shot of a portion of the building, then a photo of the whole thing. Give yourself three points if you can name the building from the first shot, two for the second, and only one for the third. Make sense? Okay, let's play.

How'd you do? Share your results below (and with your friends on Facebook) so we can all be jealous of your architectural prowess.

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