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New Orleans, Louisiana
The Faerie Playhouse
A pink cottage covered in hearts served as a haven and a resting place for LGBT activists
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Roslyn, New York
The Ruins of Harbor Hill
All that remains of a magnate's dream home is a historic gate and an abandoned public pool.
Added by kalliope
Washington, District of Columbia
Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument
Housing the National Women's Party since 1929, this historic house is now a monument to the fight for gender equality.
Added by racheldoyle
The historic tower houses of this nearly abandoned Greek town have been compared to the spikes on an iguana's back.
Added by cbmfamcat13
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
This stunning French estate was so lavish that it landed its original owner in jail for the rest of his life.
Added by haniyarae
The Hidden Art Houses of Troy Hill
Hidden behind these mundane residential facades are surreal artistic landscapes.
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The Mansions of Kanadukathan
A collection of crumbling mansions stand as a reminder of a more prosperous time in this Indian village.
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Tatiana Pick's Psychedelic Hallway
Like something out of a bad acid trip, this Ukraine hallway has been covered in hallucinatory phantasmagoria.
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Scottish Borders, Scotland
This Scottish manor house is a lush relic from the life of a literary great
Added by clairedorigine
This historic mansion was built as a symbol of love between a husband and wife
Added by phreddievon
The Eagle's Nest
Soaring over 6,000 feet in the Bavarian Alps, this beer garden was once Hitler's 50th birthday present.
Added by Luke J Spencer
One of the U.S. Forest Service's only mansions is outfitted with a dinner table for floating food
Added by finzach135
Du Cane Court
Legends say that this Art Deco apartment building almost became Hitler's British headquarters
Added by Luke J Spencer
Emily Carr House
This Italianate house was the childhood home of the prominent Canadian painter, Emily Carr
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Booker T. Washington's home at the Tuskegee Institute was a gem of splendor
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This colonial mansion has been home to a staggering number of American historic figures
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What almost started out as a spite house became an eccentric's found object masterpiece
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David Bowie's Childhood Home
The childhood home of Earth's alien chameleon is a humble Brixton flat
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