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The Pentagon

"The shape of the Pentagon was not predetermined. It was a shape that was based upon the amount of land that they had, and the ease to move about in a building.” Department of Defense Senior Historian Thomas Christianson talks about the construction of what is now the largest office space in the U.S. The Pentagon covers 6.6 million square feet, both five stories above ground, and two below.

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