The Pentagon

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The Pentagon
The Pentagon January 2008.jpg
The Pentagon in Januar 2008
General information
Status Complete
Airchitectural style Classical revival
Location Arlington Coonty, Virginia
Address 1400 Defense Pentagon, Arlington, VA
Coordinates 38°52′16″N 77°03′21″W / 38.87099°N 77.05596°W / 38.87099; -77.05596
Construction stairtit September 11, 1941
Completit Januar 15, 1943
Cost $ 83 million
($1.35 billion in 2017 dollars[1])
Ainer Unitit States Depairtment o Defense
Hicht
Hicht 77 feet 3.5 inches (23.559 m)
Tap fluir 5
Technical details
Fluir coont 7
Fluir aurie 6,636,360 square feet (620,000 m2)
Design an construction
Airchitect George Bergstrom
David J. Witmer
Main contractor John McShain, Inc.
Ither information
Parkin 67 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.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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