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Queens, New York

The Welling Court Mural Project

A collaborative art project that transformed a neighborhood in NYC's Queens.
New York, New York

City Hall Station

A beautiful and abandoned New York subway station from 1904, complete with chandelier.
New York, New York

Blockhouse No. 1

This ruined fort hidden at the top of Central Park can't seem to keep from losing its historical plaques.
Los Angeles, California

Cakeland.LA

A cake-themed art installation tucked away in historic Chinatown.
Brooklyn, New York

Leviton Building

2 square block factory in Greenpoint erected in 1936.
Queens, New York

Surreal Elevator

Nondescript elevator doors open to reveal a stunning, surreal world.
Collinsville, Illinois

World's Largest Catsup Bottle

Quirky water tower advertises the long-gone Brooks Tomato Products Co.
Woods Landing-Jelm, Wyoming

Woods Landing Bar & Cafe

Dance on a hand-hewn log floor padded with bouncy boxcar springs at a saloon built in 1883.
New York, New York

Dyckman Farmhouse

This Dutch Colonial home is the oldest remaining farmhouse in Manhattan.
Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Old Slater Mill

The place where Samuel "Slater the Traitor" brought the Industrial Revolution to America.
Paris, France

Shakespeare and Company

This iconic Parisian bookstore doubles as the "Tumbleweed Hotel" for traveling writers.
Paris, France

Gold 20-stater of Eucratides I

The heaviest gold coin ever minted.
Paris, France

The Stravinsky Fountain

A series of abstract, silly sculptures represent the works of a great modern classical composer.
Paris, France

The Gravestone Courtyard

Walk upon the mementos of the dead in this Parisian courtyard paved with medieval tombstones.
Kyrgyzstan

San Tash Burial Mound

According to one story, this burial mound is made up of stones that represent the casualties of a major battle.
Los Angeles, California

The Adventurers' Club of Los Angeles

Hidden above a drug store on a nondescript corner of Lincoln Heights is a private clubhouse for intrepid explorers.
Sacramento, California

Corti Brothers Grocery

The last of a gourmet supermarket chain, this store helped spark California's Food Revolution.
Brooklyn, New York

The First Home in Greenpoint

Where Greenpoint's first European settler—and troublemaker—made his home.
Bronx, New York

Nano Billiards Cafe

A basement pool hall is the front for some of the best Dominican food in New York City.
Queens, New York

Cassinelli Pasta

The oldest pastificio in Queens offers visitors fresh noodles and a peek inside the macaroni-making magic.
Silver Spring, Maryland

Aspin Hill Pet Cemetery

Dogs, cats, horses, monkeys, frogs, and fish are laid to rest at the second-oldest pet cemetery in the U.S.
Queens, New York

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cemetery

The graveyard holds the remains of Irish immigrants who arrived in Queens after fleeing the Great Famine.
Queens, New York

Elevator Historical Society

Whether you're up or down, the Elevator Museum is worth a stop.
Milford, New Jersey

The Famous River Hot Dog Man

The only thing better than tubing down New Jersey's scenic Delaware River is doing so while eating a hot dog from a giant floating stand.