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San Francisco, California

Sweeney Observatory Site

Barely visible foundations remain where Stow Lake’s “observatory” once welcomed visitors.
San Francisco, California

The "Center" of San Francisco Monument

Adolph Sutro's little-known, geographically inaccurate, deprecated monument.
San Francisco, California

Walzwerk Restaurant

This eatery transports diners to a place that no longer exists: East Germany.
San Francisco, California

Uncle John's Tree, McLaren Lodge

San Francisco’s Century-Old Christmas Tree.
Palm Springs, California

'The Babies'

Instead of faces, these sculptures have barcodes—statements on societal dehumanization.
Corte Madera, California

Ring Mountain Petroglyphs

Across Ring Mountain is a vast collection of Native American petroglyphs unique to the region.
San Francisco, California

Buena Vista Park Tombstones

Gold Rush-era tombstones line the park's paths.
Hillsborough, California

Junípero Serra Statue

This controversial depiction of the "Founder of California" looks as though it was sculpted from mashed potatoes.
San Francisco, California

Urbano Sundial

A promotional sun clock on the site of San Francisco's great raceway.
San Francisco, California

Cayuga Park

Amazing meticulous gardens of personal wood carvings, Hydrangea, Canna, and many other flowers.
San Francisco, California

Land’s End Octagon House

The one-time watch house for incoming ships at the Golden Gate now stands abandoned and hidden in trees.
San Francisco, California

Fort Miley Batteries

Big gun installations, built over a massive cemetery, now abandoned & hidden in trees.
San Francisco, California

Battery Chamberlin

Guns that have been defending San Francisco since 1904.
San Francisco, California

Mount Davidson Cross

Sitting atop San Francisco's tallest hill, a cross honors the victims of the Armenian genocide.
San Francisco, California

Tobin House

Half of a house.
Indianapolis, Indiana

The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park

This whimsical park encourages its visitors and wildlife to roam on and around the various works of art.
San Francisco, California

Gjoa Monument

Standing in for the first ship to navigate the Northwest Passage.
København, Denmark

Jorck's Passage

Site of the first radio and telephone broadcasting companies in Copenhagen.
Tehachapi, California

Tehachapi Loop

Where a railroad loops under or over itself to rise or drop more than 70 feet in a short distance.
Berkeley, California

Mark Olivier's Yard Art

One man's prolific, decade-long quest to turn trash into artistic treasure.
Berkeley, California

Fish Shaped House

A private home built to resemble the shape of a microscopic creature.
Martinez, California

John Muir's Giant Sequoia

A sparse, solitary sequoia still stands as a living tribute to the famous conservationist who planted it—but it's dying.
San Francisco, California

Seward Street Slides

Bring your own cardboard to the slippery slopes of concrete hidden in a neighborhood park.
San Francisco, California

The Walt Disney Family Museum

Inside this museum, the history of the Walt Disney Family empire is on full display.