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World’s Largest Shoe House — Hellam, Pennsylvania
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3. World’s Largest Shoe House — Hellam, Pennsylvania

Apparently life imitates art (in the event that you concede that nursery rhymes are art) in a tiny Pennsylvania town. But no old woman with many, many children was involved when this building was originally built in 1948 as an extravagant advertising gimmick by a shoe salesman.

If it were built today, we wonder if it might be a little more stylish, perhaps with a stiletto heel?

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