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Approaching the Minecraft Death Star from the south
Washington, D.C.

Rayburn House Office Building

One critic described it as "middle Mussolini, early Ramses, and late Neiman-Marcus." Another called it an architectural "natural disaster."
38.8869, -77.0105
The Lounge as it appears now, redecorated by Rem Koolhaas
New York, New York

United Nations Delegates Lounge

What happens here stays here – unless it affects the whole world.
40.7496, -73.9671
The Standard Oil Building
New York, New York

The Standard Oil Building

This curved Manhattan building was built to house the opulence of John D. Rockefeller's oil empire
40.7054, -74.0129
New York, New York

New York Federal Gold Vault

More gold than anywhere else ever.
40.7085, -74.0086
Detail of the Tiffany-designed elevators. Economical cast iron, not bronze!
New York, New York

The Woolworth Building

Once the tallest building in the world and the site of "the highest dinner ever held in New York" will soon hold the most expensive apartment in the city
40.7125, -74.0083
Alice in Wonderland statue
New York, New York

Alice in Wonderland Statue

This whimsical Central Park statue is modeled off the likeness of its creators.
40.7825, -73.9654
Fraunces Tavern
New York, New York

Fraunces Tavern

This Wall Street bar was once a hub of revolutionary activity where Washington famously bid farewell to his troops.
40.7034, -74.0114
The former Cecil Hotel.
Los Angeles, California

Stay On Main Hotel

This brightly made over hotel hides decades of suicide, serial killers, and mysterious deaths
34.0443, -118.2506
Los Angeles, California

Old Warner Bros. Theatre Inside Downtown Jewelry Exchange

The beautiful 1920 Pantages Theatre remains hidden just underneath the LA Downtown Jewelry Exchange
34.0459, -118.2551
Al fresco dining on St. Vincent Court.
Los Angeles, California

St. Vincent Court

A faux European lane smack dab in downtown L.A.
34.0460, -118.2535
Millennium Biltmore Hotel
Los Angeles, California

Millennium Biltmore Hotel

This opulent hotel has been visited by Spider-Man, Charlie's Angels, and the Ghostbusters.
34.0498, -118.2539
Under the H
Los Angeles, California

Hollywood Sign

Hollywood's most famous landmark, the "temporary" sign that has stood for just short of 9 decades longer than intended
34.1347, -118.3209
The Bradbury Building
Los Angeles, California

Bradbury Building

The legendary building that needed ghostly approval before being built
34.0505, -118.2478
Twede's Cafe
North Bend, Washington

Twede's Cafe

Twin Peaks' real life Double R Diner has been restored to its damn fine television look
47.4952, -121.7869
Hall of Mosses Photos
Forks, Washington

Hall of Mosses

Stroll through a wonderland of stupendous moss-covered trees.
47.8721, -123.9293
Forks, Washington

Tree Graveyard

Shoreline strewn with the remains of ghostly fallen trees
47.9173, -124.6394
Mount Rainier
Ashford, Washington

Mount Rainier

The highest point in Washington state is a volcano covered in glaciers
46.8537, -121.7590
Cannon Beach, Oregon

Haystack Rock

A massive sea stack famous for its appearance in The Goonies
45.9031, -123.9610
Cape Foulweather. (Valleycat/Atlas Obscura)
Depoe Bay, Oregon

Cape Foulweather

First landing spot for James Cook on his voyage of discovery to the Sandwich Islands
44.8084, -124.0632
Nehalem, Oregon

Neahkahnie Mountain

Mountain known by the Tillamook Tribe as "the place of the supreme deity"
45.7470, -123.9550
Rockaway Beach, Oregon

Twin Rocks

Two massive rock outcroppings on the Oregon coastline
45.5974, -123.9597
Phantom Ship Rock
Crater Lake, Oregon

Crater Lake

The deepest lake in the United States, and once the site of epic destruction that lives on in myth
42.9331, -122.1956
Dresden, Germany

Schwebebahn Dresden

A unique hanging cable-car navigates through Dresden, the oldest suspension railway in the world
51.0540, 13.8181
Karnin Vertical Lift Bridge
Usedom, Germany

Karnin Vertical Lift Bridge

A section of destroyed vertical lift bridge stands alone in the Peene river
53.8435, 13.8556