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Kearny, New Jersey

'Annie' Bridge

The drawbridge used in the filming of the movie 'Annie' has been in the open position as it was in the movie for decades.
Kearny, New Jersey

Sky Mound

This huge work of functional public art replaced a landfill in New Jersey's Meadowlands.
Hoboken, New Jersey

Birthplace of Baseball Monument

A bronze plaque at an intersection in Hoboken marks the place where the game of baseball first took shape.
Minnesota

Grassy Point Railroad Bridge

A haunting army of decomposing, moss-covered stuffed animals and dolls guard this swinging truss.
Washington, D.C.

Library Of Congress Gutenberg Bible

One of the three perfect vellum copies of this historic book known to exist is on display in a specially-designed case.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Allen-Bradley Clock Tower

This was once the largest four-sided clock in the world (yes, even bigger than Big Ben).
Saint Paul, Minnesota

The Story Stones

Each of these 87 large stones has a unique message. Together, they form part of the Minnesota Military Family Tribute.
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Rathskeller Cafe

A 115-year-old restored German dining hall awaits those who venture beneath the Minnesota State Capitol.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minnehaha Falls

This small, but beautiful waterfall has attracted visits from artists, composers, and two United States presidents.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Orfield Labs Quiet Chamber

This lab's maddening silence is good for business but bad for sanity.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Ingebretsen's Scandinavian Gifts

Hub of Scandinavian culture in a Minneapolis deli.
Mexico City, Mexico

Skull Rack of the Great Temple

A disquieting Aztec sculpture displays hundreds of stone skulls representing the victims of human sacrifice.
Mexico City, Mexico

Monoliths of the Templo Mayor

This museum houses two of Mexico's most impressive Aztec monoliths.
Mexico City, Mexico

Café La Habana

This old-school café is famous for serving coffee, chilaquiles, and the Cuban Revolution.
Mexico City, Mexico

Plaza Santos Degollado

A grand entrance to one of the world's smallest Chinatowns.
Mexico City, Mexico

La Posada del Sol

Meant to be one of the most extravagant hotels in the world, now an eerie, abandoned architectural gem in Mexico City.
Mexico City, Mexico

La Casa de los Azulejos

Once home to an aristocratic family and a workers' organization, this intricately tiled building now houses a chain restaurant.
Mexico City, Mexico

Dulcería de Celaya

Sample sweets at an Art Nouveau candy shop that's been in business since 1874.
Mexico City, Mexico

Palacio Postal

Gilded heaven for philatelists and architecture freaks, still in full working order despite sitting atop tremulous ground.
Mexico City, Mexico

Serpents of the Great Temple

These spectacular, symbolic serpents lie within the shadow of the Great Temple.
Mexico City, Mexico

República de Guatemala 28

A trompe l'oeil mural remembers the original colonial building that once stood here.
Mexico City, Mexico

Alexander Von Humboldt Monument

A bronze statue of the famed Prussian naturalist commemorates the year he spent in Mexico.
Mexico City, Mexico

'El Baile de los 41' ('Dance of the 41') Memorial Plaque

A tribute to the 20th-century ball that cast a spotlight on Mexico’s LGBTQ community.
San Francisco Mazapa, Mexico

La Gruta

Cool down and fill up after visiting Teotihuacán at this bar and restaurant in a deep, underground cave.