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Best Architecture in U.S. Cities

Each year Travelandleisure.com and CNN Headline News ask more than 60,000 Americans what they like—and don't like—about 25 large American cities and used the poll results to rank the cities based on a variety of topics, including most intelligent, most attractive, and best culture. The following table lists the top 25 U.S. cities for best architecture in 2012.

Rank City
1. Savannah
2. Chicago
3. Charleston
4. New Orleans
5. Santa Fe
6. Washington, D.C.
7. New York
8. Boston
9. Providence
10. San Francisco
11. Philadelphia
12. San Juan, P.R.
13. Nashville
14. San Antonio
15. Kansas City
16. Las Vegas
17. Minneapolis/St. Paul
18. Seattle
19. Miami
20. San Diego
21. Portland, Maine
22. Austin
23. Portland, Ore.
24. Baltimore
25. Memphis

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