Trivia: Why is the Pentagon building shaped like a pentagon?
For strategic defense
To resemble the stars on the flag
Squares were considered boring
The land was the same shape
Correct Answer: The land was the same shape
So why is this answer correct? : The shape of the building mimics the shape of the plot of land the government originally snapped up for the project. While conservation concerns ultimately led to the project being built on a different location, the building kept its unique shape as planned.