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Brooklyn, New York

Captain America Statue

A one-ton statue of Steve Rogers beautifies the entry to a Brooklyn Bed, Bath & Beyond.
Brooklyn, New York

India Street Pier

The return of something once considered a basic part of life.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Old Trolley Cars

Four cars from the old system were once on display, but were removed in 2014.
Eastham, Massachusetts

Three Sisters Lighthouses

These three lighthouses played a fundamental role in the maritime life of Eastham.
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Cats of Longwood Gardens

These lush botanical gardens employ the most purrfect pest control force.
Brooklyn, New York

Astral Apartments

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

Greenpoint Terminal Market

Known as the "Forgotten City" it was home to industry, riots, artists, squatters, and to one of the largest single disaster fires in New York City.
Brooklyn, New York

Greenpoint Reformed Church and Mystery Tile

Built as a home for the Union Porcelain magnate in 1867, now the Greenpoint Reformed Church and home to a ceramic mystery.
Brooklyn, New York

Leviton Building

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

Brooklyn Fire Department House on Norman Avenue

Home to first responders to Greenpoint's devastating oil fires.
San Francisco, California

Dutch Windmill

The key to turning shifting dunes into the green oasis of Golden Gate Park.
San Francisco, California

Clarion Alley

This one-block alleyway is stuffed with street art that is colorful, cultural, and intensely political.
San Francisco, California

Church of 8 Wheels

This 19th-century church is now a popular roller rink.
San Francisco, California

Golden Gate Park Bison

San Francisco's urban bison herd has persisted in the face of extinction, development, and disease.
San Francisco, California

Paxton Gate

A shop full of natural curiosities, carnivorous plants, and costumed taxidermied mice.
San Francisco, California

Ruins of the Sutro Baths

The seawater playground of gilded-era San Francisco burned to the ground in 1966.
Brooklyn, New York

Manhattan Avenue Street End Park

Once a dumping spot, now a park with a kayak launch.
Brooklyn, New York

Mechanics and Traders Bank

Ornate "Renaissance Revival" style building.
Brooklyn, New York

St. Anthony

Church featuring "high Victorian gothic" architecture.
Brooklyn, New York

Bomelstein's Jewelers Clock

The only surviving sidewalk clock in Brooklyn.
Brooklyn, New York

Meserole Theatre

Historic Greenpoint theater, turned roller disco, now housing a chain pharmacy store.
San Francisco, California

Site of the Niantic

Gold Rush ship-turned-hotel buried underneath San Francisco's financial district.
Lewes, Delaware

The Cannonball House

The historic home still shows the scars from a little run-in with the British in 1813.
Tuxedo Park, New York

Sterling Lake Iron Works

The remains of the furnace and iron works that produced the massive Hudson River Chain still stand in the woods of New York.