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Corn Palace

601 North Main Street
Mitchell SD United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Finished1921
Floor Count2
Floor Area4,042 m²
Building Uses
 - mixed use
 - conference
 - other
 - sports
Structural Types
 - lowrise
 - atrium
 - stadium

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Spire86 ftCorn Palace Manager, January 9, 2006
to tip of flagpole/spire
Roof68 ftCorn Palace Manager, January 9, 2006
to top of dome
Minarets62 ftCorn Palace Manager, January 9, 2006
to tip of minarets

Description
- Architect: Rapp and Rapp

- Length x Width: 89.6 m x 45.7 m

- The structure is unique in that it is covered with a facade of corn and other grains.

- The Corn Palace serves as an exhibition and community center, as well as a sports and entertainment venue.

- The structures Moorish-styled minarets and domes were added in 1937.

- The exterior murals are replaced with new murals each year.

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