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Alameda, California

Alameda Spite House

This (occupied) house is 10 feet wide and full of spite.
San Francisco, California

Yerba Buena Tower

Condemned US Navy seaplane control tower turned officers’ club sits atop Yerba Buena Island.
San Francisco, California

Defenestration

Furniture tries to escape an abandoned building in San Francisco.
Lafayette, California

The Crosses of Lafayette

Thousands of crosses and markers for soldiers who lost their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan blanket a California hillside.
Berkeley, California

BioFuel Oasis

Worker-owned cooperative and resource for those looking to lighten their ecological footprint.
Berkeley, California

Berkeley Tool Lending Library

Check out a shovel along with your Shakespeare.
Berkeley, California

Cesar Chavez Park

A 90-acre park on former landfill that hosts an annual kite festival.
Berkeley, California

Lacis Museum of Lace and Textiles

From buttons to beads, flounces to fripperies, this textile museum and shop honors the history of needlework.
Oakland, California

The Crucible

An art collective teaching the more fiery, metal-y art forms.
Berkeley, California

Sather Tower

The century-old bell and clock tower at UC Berkeley is the third-tallest in the world, and has fossils.
Berkeley, California

Berkeley Flea Market

A unique market that brings together various goods and cultures.
Oakland, California

Watermelon Rock

A unique piece of graffiti offers a little slice of local history and mystery.
Berkeley, California

Berkeley Car House

A celebration of once forgotten materials.
Oakland, California

Mountain View Cemetery

Oakland's beautiful monumental cemetery.
Woodside, California

Djerassi Ranch

Successful artist residence program has filled this ranch with dozens of sculptures over the years.
San Francisco, California

Doggie Diner Head

This grinning pup statue is all that's left of what was once a ubiquitous Bay Area diner chain.
Oakland, California

Cleveland Cascade

A restored 1920s cascade stairway provides one of the best views of Oakland's Lake Merritt.
Oakland, California

Bay Bridge Troll

A creepy steel gremlin has protected the Bay Bridge since 1989.
Alameda, California

Alameda Point Antique and Collectibles Fair

Antiques by the Bay.
Berkeley, California

Urban Ore

An vast warehouse of everyday treasures in Berkeley, CA.
San Francisco, California

Hunter's Point Shipyard

Radioactivity still cause for concern at this urban explorer's paradise.
Berkeley, California

Moe's Books

A shape-shifting buy-sell-trade bookstore, born to Beatnik Era spirit.
Santa Barbara, California

Chumash Painted Cave State Historic Park

Colorful Native American paintings are hidden within this small cavern.
Albany, California

Albany Bulb

An "anarchical" no man's land, complete with garbage sculptures and a hobo-run "Landfillian Library."