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 to roadside attractions started early. Val blogs about her life, travels, and cats on her personal blog, Choosing Figs.

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