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 2008.

Rank City
1. Washington, D.C.
2. Charleston
3. Chicago
4. New York
5. New Orleans
6. Boston
7. Philadelphia
8. Santa Fe
San Francisco
10. San Antonio
11. Las Vegas
12. Seattle
13. Minneapolis/St. Paul
14. Nashville
15. Austin
16. Miami
17. San Diego
18. Honolulu
19. Portland
20. Denver
21. Atlanta
22. Los Angeles
23. Dallas/Fort Worth
24. Orlando
25. Phoenix/Scottsdale