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The Dennis Chavez Federal Building, named for a long time former United States Senator, is a highrise building located at 500 Gold Avenue SW in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico. The building was built in 1972 to concentrate various federal agencies, including the post office and federal courthouse, in one location. The building was designed by the Albuquerque firm of Flatow, Moore, Bryan, and Fairburn.
The Maccabees Building is a historic building located in Midtown Detroit, at 5057 Woodward Avenue. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. It is a part of Wayne State University. The 14 floor central section is rectangular and stands at 197 feet (60 m) in height. Attached to each corner of the building is a 10 story tower, giving the overall building the shape of an "H".
The Monadnock Building, also known as Monadnock Block, is a historic proto-skyscraper in the Loop district of downtown Chicago, Illinois. It is arguably the world's first skyscraper. The Monadnock is the tallest commercial building in the world with masonry load-bearing walls. It is located at 53 West Jackson Blvd. The seventeen-story building stands 197 feet (60 meters) tall.
The Observatory Building, also known as the Van Ginkle Building, was a skyscraper located in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. Standing at 197 ft tall (60 m) and heralded as "the tallest office building between Chicago and San Francisco" when opened on April 1, 1896, it was also the first skyscraper in Iowa. Although it was the tallest office building, the Observatory Building was not the tallest building in Des Moines, the Iowa State Capitol, completed in 1884, was 275 ft tall (84 m).