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New York, New York

Gay Liberation

The first piece of public art dedicated to LGBT rights.
New York, New York

Union Square Metronome

The most confusing clock in New York.
New York, New York

Giant Needle and Button

There must be a pun in this haystack somewhere...
New York, New York

'The Sphere'

This sculpture by artist Fritz Keonig survived the 9/11 attacks and now stands as a monument to the victims.
New York, New York

Strawberry Fields Memorial

This mosaic dedicated to John Lennon was tended for years by a Beatles super-fan.
New York, New York

Times Square Hum

A pedestrian island in the middle of world-famous Times Square emits a strange (and purposeful) humming noise.
New York, New York

Fearless Girl Statue

Wall Street has a new heroine, a bronze statue of a small but fierce girl.
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.
Recife, Brazil

Francisco Brennand's Ceramic Workshop

The massive gardens and office of a Brazilian sculptor.
Recife, Brazil

Ricardo Brennand Institute

A Tudor-style castle in Brazil holds one of the world's largest armory collections.
Brasília, Brazil

The Big Worm

This kilometer-long university building is an unexpected architectural delight.
Brasília, Brazil

Superquadra 205/206

The most unusual block in Brasília.
Brasília, Brazil

Cathedral of Brasília

A stunning Catholic cathedral built by a curve-loving communist in Brazil’s newly created capital.
Bonito, Brazil

Gruta Do Lago Azul (Blue Lake Grotto)

Part of one of the largest flooded cavities on the planet, and littered with prehistoric animal bones.
Alto Paraíso de Goiás, Brazil

Vale da Lua

After millennia of erosion by sand and churning water this Brazilian valley now looks like a lunar fantasy.
Washington, D.C.

Zero Milestone

A monument in Washington D.C. marks the spot from which all other roads were supposed to stem.
Washington, D.C.

Georgetown Waterfront

The little-known, 300-year history of the area includes former lives as a bustling tobacco port, parking lot, and industrial dump.
Washington, D.C.

Riggs Bank

The bank that helped fund the Mexican-American War and the purchase of Alaska met its downfall after helping Augusto Pinochet launder money.
Washington, D.C.

Albert Einstein Bronze Statue

The beloved statue at the National Academy of Sciences is oh so inviting to sit on.
Washington, D.C.

D.C. War Memorial

An overlooked memorial honoring the local Washington residents who died in World War I.
Washington, D.C.

Maine Avenue Fish Market

The oldest continuously operating fish market in the United States.
Washington, D.C.

Titanic Memorial

This lonely waterfront memorial to the men of the Titanic was erected by the "Women of America."