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Bailey Art Museum
Crockett, California

Bailey Art Museum

Junkbots and mud babies are the masterpieces in this fantastically sci-fi art museum.
38.0555, -122.2197
Pickle Barrel House, 2015
Grand Marais, Michigan

Pickle Barrel House

This little barrel-shaped cottage by Lake Superior was once a cartoonist's summer retreat.
46.6709, -85.9847
Ypsilanti Water Tower
Ypsilanti, Michigan

Ypsilanti Water Tower

Lovingly nick-named the "Brick Dick" this municipal tower was winner of the World's Most Phallic Building Contest.
42.2429, -83.6246
Farmington Hills, Michigan

Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum

Astounding collection of coin-operated games and automata.
42.5254, -83.3600
Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry
Detroit, Michigan

Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry

These enduring murals depicting a distinctly Marxist tribute to capitalism could not even be defeated by McCarthyism.
42.3594, -83.0645
Internet Archive headquarters
San Francisco, California

Internet Archive Headquarters

The grand, column-fronted, sculpture-adorned home of the ambitious digital library.
37.7823, -122.4716
San Francisco, California

Urbano Sundial

A promotional sun clock on the site of San Francisco's great raceway.
37.7247, -122.4687
Dennis the Menace Playground
Monterey, California

Dennis the Menace Playground

This municipal playground was co-created by the father of one of the most playful characters ever.
36.5978, -121.8863
The manicured green
San Francisco, California

Golden Gate Park Lawn Bowling Club

The oldest lawn bowling club in the United States.
37.7686, -122.4590
San Francisco, California

Golden Gate Park Nursery

San Francisco’s condensed garden of incredible plant growth.
37.7674, -122.4607
San Francisco, California

Beach Chalet WPA Murals

Depicting scenes of everyday life - and specific individuals - in Great Depression era San Francisco.
37.7694, -122.5103
San Francisco, California

Uncle John's Tree, McLaren Lodge

San Francisco’s Century-Old Christmas Tree.
37.7716, -122.4545
McLaren is shown with his feet on the ground, rather than on a pedestal to show his connection with nature
San Francisco, California

John McLaren Statue

The legendary statue-hating superintendent of Golden Gate Park is honored with... a statue.
37.7718, -122.4649
San Francisco, California

Golden Gate Park Diorama

A miniature view of the park, caught in time.
37.7694, -122.5105
San Francisco, California

Golden Gate Park Horseshoe Pitch

The best place in the park to test out your throwing arm.
37.7735, -122.4556
San Francisco, California

Prayer Book Cross

A monumental cross hides in the trees in Golden Gate Park.
37.7717, -122.4784
The city on fire 1906
San Francisco, California

1908 Cistern Circles

Ancient technology adopted after hard lessons in worst-case-scenario fire control.
37.7518, -122.4386
Modern day hippies play on as the fog rolls in.
San Francisco, California

Janis Joplin Tree

A famous alternative culture epicenter and where Joplin serenaded young hippies.
37.7696, -122.4570
San Francisco, California

Hotel Majestic

San Francisco's oldest operating hotel, with a Victorian atmosphere and a "haunted" fourth floor.
37.7872, -122.4254
The Tenderloin Museum
San Francisco, California

The Tenderloin Museum

A walk down memory lane in the heart of one of San Francisco's most notorious neighborhoods.
37.7839, -122.4142
Vallaincourt Fountain
San Francisco, California

Vaillancourt Fountain

This concrete tangle of square pipes has stood as a proud thorn in the city's side since the '70s.
37.7954, -122.3953
The mysterious Dentzel goat
San Francisco, California

Golden Gate Park Vintage Carousel

This turn of the century masterpiece has a mysterious goaty interloper.
37.7679, -122.4580
The Tonga Room's pool.
San Francisco, California

The Tonga Room

Tiki luxury on Nob Hill.
37.7925, -122.4100
The little tunnel is unexpectedly full of concrete stalagtites
San Francisco, California

Alvord Lake Bridge

An overlooked and unassuming engineering marvel.
37.7690, -122.4547