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Chicago, Illinois

Former location of Sophie’s Busy Bee

Site of a once beloved Polish diner, and location of a famous Hillary Clinton soundbite.
41.9097, -87.6776
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Safe House

A place to eat for on-the-run agents and espionage enthusiasts.
43.0404, -87.9101
Paris Point Zero
Paris, France

Paris Point Zero

The very center of Paris is surrounded by a bevy of strange good luck rituals.
48.8534, 2.3482
Locks on the Pont des Arts
Paris, France

Paris Padlocks of Love

The celebrated eyesore created by starry-eyed sweethearts.
48.8578, 2.3374
Durian for sale
New York, New York

Durian NYC

The best place in New York to pick up the controversial, notoriously foul-smelling Asian "king of fruits."
40.7188, -73.9951
Giant Button and Needle in Fashion District of NYC
New York, New York

Giant Needle and Button

There must be a pun in this haystack somewhere...
40.7542, -73.9881
The original Paul's Boutique album cover
New York, New York

The Location of Paul's Boutique

The iconic Manhattan corner that was once the site of the Beastie Boys' fake clothing store.
40.7199, -73.9886
Two elms in Tompkins Square Park main plaza (Hare Krishna Tree is the one behind)
New York, New York

Hare Krishna Tree

One of the few remaining American elm trees in New York’s Tompkins Square Park was the birthplace of a new religion.
40.7261, -73.9820
New York, New York

Union Square Metronome

The most confusing clock in New York.
40.7346, -73.9903
New York, New York

41 Cooper Square

This exemplar of modernist architecture is meant to captivate and inspire students of the Cooper Union.
40.7287, -73.9902
New York, New York

Chinatown's Bloody Angle

Avoid gangster interaction while window-shopping.
40.7144, -73.9981
New York, New York

The Lost Diner

The saddest little diner in New York.
40.7302, -74.0107
The Alice in Wonderland statue in Central Park.
New York, New York

Alice in Wonderland Statue

This whimsical group of statues is a favorite of children who love to climb all over Lewis Carroll's beloved characters.
40.7751, -73.9665
(Flickr/pvsbond)
New York, New York

Life Underground Sculptures

Artist's cute bronze subway sculptures belie his violent artistic past.
40.7398, -74.0025
New York, New York

Crabs of Cleopatra’s Needle

Ancient crustaceans support an obelisk from far-away Egypt stands in modern day Central Park.
40.7798, -73.9653
Brooklyn Bridge Love Locks
New York, New York

Brooklyn Bridge Love Locks

A popular European tradition makes its way to the states on one of America's most famous bridges.
40.7061, -73.9969
New York, New York

Toynbee Tiles

Interpret cryptic messages in the NY sidewalk.
40.7439, -73.9923
(WikiCommons)
New York, New York

Strawberry Fields Memorial

Central Park mosaic dedicated to John Lennon, groomed by a Beatles super-fan.
40.7756, -73.9747
Abandoned 18th Street Subway Station
New York, New York

Abandoned 18th Street Subway Station

This abandoned subway station can still be seen on regular commuter trips.
40.7372, -73.9886
Sidewalk Subway Map
New York, New York

Sidewalk Subway Map

Plot your trip through the city on the sidewalk.
40.7247, -73.9996
New York, New York

The Sphere

This sculpture by artist Fritz Keonig survived the 9/11 attacks and now stands as a monument to the victims.
40.7040, -74.0172
C. O. Bigelow Apothecary
New York, New York

C. O. Bigelow Apothecary

The oldest operating apothecary in the US has treated everyone from Thomas Edison to Mark Twain.
40.7339, -73.9992
REACH: New York
New York, New York

REACH: New York

Hidden in plain sight on a pair of Manhattan subway tunnels are a pair of public instruments that sing to each other.
40.7504, -73.9876
Gimbel's Bridge
New York, New York

Gimbel's Bridge

A three-story copper skybridge connects two Manhattan buildings with Art Deco luxury.
40.7484, -73.9885