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Queens, New York

Wise Clock (Riis Park Memorial Clock)

This 19th-century clock has been restored to help withstand the harsh environment of its seaside home.
Helsingør, Denmark

'Han' ('He')

The shiny silver little brother to Copenhagen's Little Mermaid statue.
New York, New York

Gay Street

An aptly-named street near the birthplace of the modern LGBT rights movement.
Providence, Rhode Island

Cranston Street Armory

A gothic-styled structure that has been the location for several movies.
Providence, Rhode Island

‘Time Wave’

A work of art that pays homage to a Victorian timepiece in Providence.
New York, New York

Paley Park

A small peaceful park and waterfall tucked amid the urban grind of Midtown Manhattan.
Vienna, Austria

Hochstrahlbrunnen

Along the edge of this fountain are 365 smaller fountains that represent the days of the year.
New York, New York

Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater

This theater opened in 1998, but both the building and the puppeteers who perform there have a distinguished history.
New York, New York

Amiable Child Monument

One of the only single-person private gravesites in New York City.
Baltimore, Maryland

'Man/Woman'

Public opinion is still divided on this enormous sculpture in front of Baltimore's Penn Station.
New York, New York

Aretha Franklin Subway Tributes

A touching tribute to the "Queen of Soul."
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia's Moon Tree

A clone-tree in Washington Square Park sprung from seeds that went to the Moon and back.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rocky Statue

Yo, Adrian!
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Eastern State Penitentiary

World's first "penitentiary," meant to be humane, drove men insane.
New York, New York

Ralph Kramden Statue

An homage to Jackie Gleason's bus-driving character from 'The Honeymooners.'
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mütter Museum

America's most famous museum of medical oddities is home to the remains of Albert Einstein's brain.
New York, New York

New York's Adam and Eve Sculptures

Two large-scale sculptures of Adam and Eve greet visitors in the nude at the Time Warner Center in NYC.
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.
Toronto, Ontario

Acrotholus Audeti

The remains of the oldest bone-headed dinosaur in North America.
New York, New York

Harry Jenning's Rat Pit of the Five Points

This humble historic facade hides a history of boozing and the gentlemanly sport of rat-fighting.
New York, New York

First Shearith Israel Graveyard

Revolutionary War casualties fill the only 17th century structure remaining in Manhattan.
New York, New York

The Mulberry Bend

During the 19th century, you could pay for violence off a prix fixe menu on this Manhattan street.
New York, New York

Chinatown's Bloody Angle

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

Edward Mooney House

Built just after the American Revolution, the oldest row house in New York City still stands in Chinatown.