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The Brewmaster's Castle
Washington, D.C.

The Brewmaster's Castle

This grand gothic brewery has been pumping out suds for over a hundred years.
38.9081, -77.0445
Washington, D.C.

Blind Whino

A historic neighborhood church is reborn as a psychedelic arts collective.
38.8804, -77.0120
Underground fresh water cisterns
San Francisco, California

Albion Castle

A 140-year-old castle with underground caves hidden in San Francisco.
37.7315, -122.3756
Menu cover from the original Trader Vic's.
Atlanta, Georgia

Trader Vic's

Mai Tais and Navy Grog served up in one of the original tiki bars.
33.7616, -84.3833
The Tonga Room's pool.
San Francisco, California

The Tonga Room

Tiki luxury on Nob Hill.
37.7925, -122.4100
New York, New York

Berlin Wall Section

A celebration of capitalism in Midtown.
40.7601, -73.9748
A perfect place for cocktails.
New York, New York

Radio City Music Hall's Secret Apartment

Built as a gift to the hottest tastemaker of the time, these hidden quarters remain an Art Deco showpiece.
40.7606, -73.9823
Morristown, New Jersey

Morris Museum

A world-class collection of mechanical musical instruments and automata.
40.7959, -74.4487
Bayside Cemetery
Queens, New York

Bayside Cemetery

One of the oldest Jewish cemeteries in the city, it is now overgrown with an urban forest.
40.6736, -73.8448
Queens, New York

Steinway Piano Factory

Piano-making empire filled with 200-year-old steam machines still churning out 1,000 instruments a year.
40.7788, -73.9066
One of the formidable Harris Batteries.
Queens, New York

Fort Tilden

This abandoned seaside fortress is now simply an imposing ruin being taken back by nature.
40.5632, -73.8833
Brooklyn, New York

Astral Apartments

Queen Anne style apartment house built in 1886.
40.7318, -73.9578
Brooklyn, New York

Greenpoint Savings Bank

Neoclassical bank designed by NY architects Helmle & Huberty.
40.7278, -73.9536
Brooklyn, New York

Mechanics and Traders Bank

Ornate "Renaissance Revival" style building.
40.7300, -73.9573
The view from the obelisk
Brooklyn, New York

Tomb of Secrets at Green-Wood Cemetery

A way to take your secrets to someone else's grave.
40.6567, -73.9940
The Commandant's House in late winter
Brooklyn, New York

Commandant's House

This impressive mansion in Vinegar Hill has some mysterious details in its architecture.
40.7031, -73.9807
Brooklyn, New York

Bushwick Schoolhouse

An 1883 schoolhouse now home to collective of artists.
40.7000, -73.9392
Tasting selection
Brooklyn, New York

Van Brunt Stillhouse

Micro-distillery in Brooklyn produces New York’s first homemade rum since Prohibition.
40.6738, -74.0101
A boat being serviced using a dry dock. (amberjol/Flickr)
Brooklyn, New York

The Brooklyn Navy Yard

A decommissioned military complex that's now a modern industrial park.
40.7026, -73.9698
Inside the Red Hook Grain Elevator
Brooklyn, New York

Red Hook Grain Terminal

The most unloved grain elevator in Brooklyn was a “Magnificent Mistake.”
40.6708, -74.0046
10-inch Key Lime Pie
Brooklyn, New York

Steve's Authentic Key Lime Pies

“Invented in Key West, Perfected in Brooklyn."
40.6776, -74.0184
Brooklyn, New York

Bellocq Tea

A "Tea Atelier" hidden away in Greenpoint.
40.7303, -73.9593
City Reliquary Museum
Brooklyn, New York

City Reliquary

Brooklyn has some great collections and some weird collections. This is both.
40.7140, -73.9558
The Jane Hotel
New York, New York

The Jane Hotel

This historic building housed the surviving crew members of the Titanic, who were left destitute after the wreck.
40.7382, -74.0094