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Chicago, Illinois

Crown Fountain

The twin towers in this Chicago fountain use 50 foot tall video screens to spit on people.
Chicago, Illinois

300 South Wacker Drive

A 400-foot-tall tall map of Chicago makes this once-ignored building stand out.
New York, New York

Site of the Pan Am Helipad

This Manhattan skyscraper is a reminder of the brief but glorious age of urban air taxis.
New York, New York

The Cross at Ground Zero

Pulled from the rubble of one of the worst modern tragedies, a steel crossbeam became a symbol of hope for New Yorkers.
New York, New York

Second Avenue Subway Art

Beautiful mosaics cover the first stations opened on New York City's newest subway line.
New York, New York

Grand Central Ceiling Dark Patch

A dark patch of the ceiling at Grand Central Terminal which was not restored is still stained brown by tobacco.
New York, New York

Union Square Metronome

The most confusing clock in New York.
New York, New York

Lenin Statue at Red Square

Salute the leader of the proletariat.
New York, New York

Chinatown's Bloody Angle

Avoid gangster interaction while window-shopping.
New York, New York

New Yorker Hotel

The New York hotel where tragic visionary Nikola Tesla spent his final hours, destitute and alone but for the pigeons.
New York, New York

The Woolworth Building

Once the tallest building in the world and the site of "the highest dinner ever held in New York" this building now holds the most expensive penthouse in the city.
New York, New York

Fearless Girl Statue

Wall Street has a new heroine, a bronze statue of a small but fierce girl.
New York, New York

Times Square Hum

A pedestrian island in the middle of world-famous Times Square emits a strange (and purposeful) humming noise.
New York, New York

High Bridge

The oldest surviving bridge in New York City, which reopened to pedestrians in 2015.
New York, New York

Grand Central Terminal Whispering Gallery

Whisper secrets in a busy station only to be heard on the other side of this acoustic arch.
New York, New York

Roosevelt Island Tramway

One of only two commuter aerial tramways in the United States.
New York, New York

Evolution Nature Store

A terrific purveyor of natural history objects and curios.
New York, New York

Kenka

Make a tough dinner decision: Octopus wasabi roulette or bull penis?
New York, New York

41 Cooper Square

This exemplar of modernist architecture is meant to captivate and inspire students of the Cooper Union.
Kolkja, Estonia

Kolkja Kala-ja Sibularestora (Kolkja Old Believers Restaurant)

This unique eatery offers a taste of Estonia's "Onion Route."
Vilnius, Lithuania

Literatų Gatvė (Literature Street)

Plaques celebrating Lithuanian writers freckle a wall of this picture-perfect path.
Riga, Latvia

Jauniela (New Street)

This charming Latvian lane doubled as Baker Street on the Soviet Union’s version of Sherlock Holmes.
Tallinn, Estonia

Väike-Õismäe District

Its series of concentric circles represented a bold new experiment in socialist urban planning.
Narva, Estonia

Narva Lenin

A statue of the Soviet leader still stands in a quiet corner of Estonia’s most Russian city.