Giant sewing needle threading a button in New York City's Fashion District.

Giant sewing needle threading a button in New York City.

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The Fashion Center kiosk at Seventh Avenue and 39th Street in New York City features a humomgous sewing needle threading what is certainly the world’s largest button. This giant sewing needle threading a button serves as a homage to the city’s fashion industry was designed in the 1990s by Pentagram Architectural Services.

Standing tall at an impressive 31-feet tall you’d have no trouble trying to find this needle in a haystack…that is, unless it’s the world’s largest haystack…

Giant sewing needle threading a button in New York City's Fashion District.

Giant sewing needle threading a button in New York City's Fashion District.

Giant sewing needle threading a button in New York City's Fashion District.

Giant sewing needle threading a button in New York City's Fashion District.

If you’re in the midwest and looking for a similar roadside attraction, check out this similar, albeit smaller, version in Kansas City, Missouri!

Site: Giant Needle Threading A Button
Location: 191 W 39th St, New York, NY 10018
Cost: Free to see.
Hours: Always Visiblr

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Giant sewing needle threading a button in New York City's Fashion District.
Giant sewing needle threading a button in New York City’s Fashion District.
Val

Val is the founder and head road tripper at Silly America. Having grown up near Berwyn's famed car kabob, The Spindle, and a restaurant with a cow on its roof, her fascination with roadside attractions started early. Today, Val has visited over 300 roadside attractions across 31 states and is constantly on the lookout for the next BIG thing!

Val also blogs about her life, travels, and cats on her personal blog, Choosing Figs.

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