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Sarasota, Florida

Pinecraft

This Florida resort community is where the Amish come to have fun in the sun.
Asheville, North Carolina

Asheville Mystery Museum

A collection dedicated to the mysterious and dark side of the area, housed in the basement of a Masonic lodge.
Asheville, North Carolina

Asheville Pinball Museum

This North Carolina museum is keeping the pinball craze alive, with a little Space Invaders on the side.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Bacchus House

The god of wine stares out at passersby on this busy Pittsburgh thoroughfare.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Former Pittsburgh Stock Exchange

When oil was discovered just outside of Pittsburgh, the city became home to this regional stock market.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Westinghouse Atom Smasher

This icon of the Atomic Age now lays dormant.
Littlefield, Arizona

Pumpkin Spring Pool

Arsenic pool in the Grand Canyon takes on the appearance of a giant, overflowing pumpkin.
St. Louis, Missouri

City Museum

Less a museum than a bizarre fantasy world created by artists and engineers.
New York, New York

High Bridge

The oldest surviving bridge in New York City, which reopened to pedestrians in 2015.
New York, New York

Marilyn Monroe's Subway Grate

This unmarked and unloved Manhattan subway grate created one of the most iconic images in American cinema.
Portland, Oregon

Rimsky-Korsakoffee House

Featuring a casually threatening atmosphere along with dessert and coffee to die for.
Los Angeles, California

Screen Novelties

This LA animation studio is keeping the wonder of stop motion puppetry alive.
Los Angeles, California

Philosophical Research Society

A library of rare occult books in Los Angeles.
Corbett, Oregon

Multnomah Falls

A roaring, awe-inspiring double cascade of icy water flows through woodland Oregon like something out of a Tolkien novel.
New York, New York

5 Beekman Street

This beautiful building in the heart of Manhattan's Financial District was empty for decades.