The Pentagon

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The Pentagon
The Pentagon January 2008.jpg
The Pentagon in Januar 2008
General information
Airchitectural styleClassical revival
LocationArlington Coonty, Virginia
Address1400 Defense Pentagon, Arlington, VA
Coordinates38°52′16″N 77°03′21″W / 38.87099°N 77.05596°W / 38.87099; -77.05596
Biggin stairtitSeptember 11, 1941
CompletitJanuar 15, 1943
Cost$ 83 million
($1.35 billion in 2023 dollars[1])
AwnerUnitit States Depairtment o Defense
Hicht77 feet 3.5 inches (23.559 m)
Tap fluir5
Technical details
Fluir coont7
Fluir aurie6,636,360 square feet (620,000 m2)
Design an construction
AirchitectGeorge Bergstrom
David J. Witmer
Main contractorJohn McShain, Inc.
Ither information
Pairkin67 acres

The Pentagon is the heidquarters o the Unitit States Depairtment o Defense, locatit in Arlington Coonty, Virginie. As a seembol o the U.S. militar, "the Pentagon" is eften uised metonymically tae refer tae the U.S. Depairtment o Defense rather nor the biggin itself.

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  1. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Community Development Project. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved 2 Januar 2017.