Upside-down pyramid.

Upside-Down Pyramid

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Tempe, Arizona

Tempe's city hall is a startling six-story upside-down pyramid, built in 1970. It was designed so that every window would be naturally shaded.

And because, you know, Tempe is so groovy.

Upside-Down Pyramid

Address:
31 E. 5th St., Tempe, AZ
Directions:
I-10 exits 153 or 153B onto W. Broadway Rd. Drive east for two miles, then turn left onto Mill Ave. Drive north for a half-mile, turn left to stay on Mill Ave., driver for another half-mile, then turn right onto 5th St. The pyramid will be on the right.
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