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Dunbar, Scotland

'The Fishermen's Monument'

This 19th-century monument served an important purpose for fishermen thanks to its built-in barometer.
Dunbar, Scotland

John Muir's Birthplace

The small Scottish townhouse where the "Father of the National Parks" was born.
Liverpool, England

Toilets at the Philharmonic Dining Rooms

These rose marble urinals are the most luxurious loos in Liverpool.
Liverpool, England

Mausoleum of William Huskisson

A memorial to the politician who became Great Britain's first fatality to be caused by a locomotive.
Montreal, Québec

Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel (The Sailors' Church)

Small ship votives hang from the vaulted ceiling of this port-side church with a Latin inscription on the wall.
Montreal, Québec

St. Patrick's Basilica

Its columns were all carved from the same white oak tree.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn-Flatbush Border Line

One of the remaining markers of an era when Brooklyn and Flatbush were separate cities.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Sniff the Titan Arum's rotting flesh.
Brooklyn, New York

Steinberg Sculpture Garden

A beautiful collection of architectural ornaments rescued from demolished New York City buildings.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Daily Eagle's Eagle

This metal eagle one of the final remnants of a newspaper that wanted to keep Brooklyn to Brooklyn.
Brooklyn, New York

Mount Prospect Park

This city park was once a lookout point for George Washington’s army during the Battle of Brooklyn in 1776.
Birmingham, England

'A Life in the Year of the Chinchillas'

The ceiling of this shopping arcade is adorned with six trompe-l’œil artworks, including a grim funeral scene.
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.
New York, New York

U Thant Island

The smallest island in Manhattan is a manmade landfill dominated by a Buddhist peace arch.
New York, New York

The Oldest Fence in New York

Built hundreds of years ago this downtown iron barrier once protected a much despised king.
New York, New York

Chinatown's Bloody Angle

Avoid gangster interaction while window-shopping.
Montreal, Québec

Notre Dame Basilica

A grand Gothic Revival basilica with stained glass depictions of Montreal's religious history has only one soul resting in its crypt.
Montreal, Québec

Habitat 67

This 1967 experiment in modular architecture was designed to be a new model for urban living.
Montreal, Québec

Schwartz's

A Montreal deli that was so beloved that it was allowed to circumvent their laws of language.
Montreal, Québec

Biosphere of Montreal

Designed by Buckminster Fuller, this relic of the 67 Expo survived fire and ice.
Montreal, Québec

Wooden Squirrel Carvings

The vaulted ceiling is home to a scurry of “squirrelgoyles.”
Montreal, Québec

Notre-Dame-des-Neiges Cemetery

Canada's largest graveyard boasts a lot of noteworthy artifacts as well as its own computerized mapping service.
Montreal, Québec

Jackie Robinson Mural

This public art pays homage to the baseball legend and civil rights icon and his time in Montreal.
Montreal, Québec

The Murals on Saint Laurent Boulevard

Every year, the colorful murals of Montreal get a complete makeover.