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The Church Brew Works
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The Church Brew Works

A restored Pittsburgh house of God has been converted to a marvelous house of suds
40.4622, -79.9644
The jaw and tongue reliquaries
Padua, Italy

St. Anthony's Tongue

The incorrupt tongue of the saint of lost things is venerated in this basilica
45.4015, 11.8807
Paris, France

Musée de la Poupée

Dolls of all shapes and sizes display the eras of femininity in this spooky and beautiful collection
48.8614, 2.3541
Paris, France

Shakespeare and Company

Bookstore serves double duty as "Tumbleweed Hotel"
48.8526, 2.3471
Père Lachaise in snow
Paris, France

Père Lachaise Cemetery

France's most famous cemetery, with some of its most curious tombs.
48.8594, 2.3910
Bones from the former Magdeleine cemetery (La Ville Leveque Street numbers 1 and 2). Deposited in 1844 in the western ossuary (bone repository) and transferred to the catacombs in September 1859.
Paris, France

Catacombes de Paris

The Catacombs hold secrets much stranger than the bones stacked within them
48.8343, 2.3322
Ballard Carnegie Library, 2007, home to Carnegie's Restaurant
Seattle, Washington

Carnegie Public Library

Always a new use for this old building
47.6689, -122.3834
Isaac Hayes' Cadillac in Stax Museum
Memphis, Tennessee

Isaac Hayes' Gold-Plated Cadillac

The bad ass ride of a soul legend, housed in one of the world's few soul museums
35.1156, -90.0313
The Jungle Room at Graceland.
Memphis, Tennessee

The Jungle Room at Graceland

Elvis' own personal tropical hideaway.
35.0460, -90.0230
Entrance on Union Ave, just around the corner from Beale Street
Memphis, Tennessee

Sun Studio

This Memphis recording studio launched the careers of Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, and Elvis Presley
35.1393, -90.0377
Memphis, Tennessee

National Civil Rights Museum

Hotel where Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot now functions as a museum dedicated to his life's work
35.1347, -90.0577
Memphis, Tennessee

Silky O'Sullivan's

Home to drunken tower-climbing goats... seriously
35.1396, -90.0520
One of the Peabody Ducks takes the stage.
Memphis, Tennessee

Peabody Hotel Duck March

Every day a troupe of pampered water fowl walk the red carpet to their favorite fountain.
35.1427, -90.0518
"The Dream Garden" by Tiffany
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Tiffany Glass Mural "The Dream Garden"

Mural made of 100,000 pieces of hand blown glass, and until recently, the largest glass mural in the US
39.9478, -75.1512
Cannon Beach, Oregon

Haystack Rock

A massive sea stack famous for its appearance in The Goonies
45.9031, -123.9610
A view of City Hall from below. (Photo:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia City Hall

This elaborate towering structure was once famed for its revolutionary height.
39.9541, -75.1644
The original Bicentennial Moon Tree - it died and was cut down in 2011
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia's Moon Tree

A clone-tree grows in Washington Square Park sprung from seeds that went to the Moon and back.
39.9476, -75.1518
Maillardet's automaton at the Franklin Institute
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Maillardet's Automaton

The origin of this mechanical boy was a mystery until he revealed his maker by writing it in perfect cursive.
39.9582, -75.1731
The Olana mansion.
Hudson, New York

Olana

The Hudson River School comes alive at this palatial estate
42.2171, -73.8293
Haines Falls, New York

Kaaterskill Falls and the Bayard of Dogs

A stunning, two-tiered waterfall made famous by poets, artists and the legend of a ghost dog
42.1924, -74.0699
The indoor pool.
Liberty, New York

Ruins of Grossinger's Resort

This once luxurious Catskills resort is now a haunting ruin
41.7895, -74.7213
A view of Opus 40 from the eastern edge of the quarry
Saugerties, New York

Opus 40

One man's swirling six-acre monument of stone.
42.0507, -74.0317
Bannerman's Island Arsenal
Beacon, New York

Bannerman's Castle

Collapsing castle on the Hudson river was once the storage site of military surplus business
41.4553, -73.9889
(Failed Messiah)
Monroe, New York

Kiryas Joel

Adherence to strict Jewish laws are required to enter this ultra-conservative New York village
41.3420, -74.1679