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Hook & Ladder 8
New York, New York

Ghostbusters Firehouse

Don't get slimed in TriBeCa
40.7197, -74.0066
New York, New York

Giant Needle and Button

There must be a pun in this haystack somewhere...
40.7542, -73.9881
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.
40.7392, -74.0083
City Reliquary Museum
Brooklyn, New York

City Reliquary

Brooklyn has some great collections and some weird collections. This is both.
40.7140, -73.9558
Private Passage. (Andriy Boychuk/Atlas Obscura)
New York, New York

Private Passage

Wine bottle sculpture with a ship's stateroom inside
40.7710, -73.9954
New York, New York

The White Horse Tavern

Great place to have a drink and a bite to eat in an atmosphere laden with New York's Bohemian past
40.7357, -74.0062
New York, New York

Union Square Metronome

The most confusing clock in New York
40.7346, -73.9903
New Yorker Hotel
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
40.7527, -73.9935
The Bradbury Building
Los Angeles, California

Bradbury Building

The legendary building that needed ghostly approval before being built
34.0505, -118.2478
Herriman, Utah

Kennecott Utah Copper - Bingham Canyon Mine

Largest man-made excavation on earth!
40.5312, -112.1375
Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City Public Library

Visitors to this library are in for a real-world education in modernist architecture
40.7601, -111.8848
Salt Lake City, Utah

Gilgal Sculpture Garden

A hidden garden of stones engraved with scriptures, a Joseph Smith Sphynx, and all carved by one man
40.7593, -111.8695