When they scrapped USS South Dakota in 1962, Sioux Falls couldn't get the whole battleship into landlocked South Dakota. So they salvaged what parts they could, poured a foot-high concrete outline onto the ground in Sherman Park along the banks of the Big Sioux River, and combined the pieces into a minimalist pseudo-replica.
The USS South Dakota was in every major battle and the...
Type: Douglas CC-129 Dakota 4M (DC-3A-467)
NASARR Dakota "Pinocchio" of the Canadian Armed Forces, Cold Lake AFB. Several air forces, including the Belgian, German and Canadian had some Dakota's modified to train future Starfighter pilots on the North American Search and Ranging Radar, which was housed in the pointed...
Famous Dakota building at 72nd Street and Central Park West in New York City, perhaps (and unfortunately) best known as the 1970s home and 1980 assassination site of ex-Beatle John Lennon. Used in numerous movies, most notably as the location for Roman Polanski's adaptation of Ira Levin's "Rosemary's Baby."