Many iconic places in the United States have shaped the country's history and cultures. From the music and food of New Orleans to the skyscrapers of New York City, each place has unique features that set it apart from anywhere else in the world. Studying these places is key to understanding the past, present, and future of the United States. This series explores some of the country's most notable places and how they came to be so iconic. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.