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Logan, Ohio

Paul A. Johnson Pencil Sharpener Museum

It took more than 20 years and a sharp eye for one man to assemble this quirky collection.
39.5363, -82.4446
Moonville Tunnel
McArthur, Ohio

Moonville Tunnel

The only remnant of a small mining town is an abandoned railroad tunnel that is steeped in ghostly lore.
39.2885, -82.4247
Topiary Park
Columbus, Ohio

The Topiary Park

Georges Seurat’s pointillist masterpiece has been recreated in Ohio in topiary form.
39.9611, -82.9876
Spring Grove Cemetery
Cincinnati, Ohio

Spring Grove Cemetery

This magnificent Cincinnati graveyard is also a popular public park.
39.1646, -84.5229
The warm interior.
Cleveland, Ohio

A Christmas Story House and Museum

The home made famous by the 1983 holiday classic is now a perfectly preserved shrine to the movie.
41.4687, -81.6873
The Crystal King
West Liberty, Ohio

Ohio Caverns

These sub-farmland caves are home to a majestic stalactite known as the "Crystal King."
40.2385, -83.6992
Cornhenge
Dublin, Ohio

Cornhenge

The inventor of a number of hybrid corn species is immortalized with a field of giant corn.
40.0855, -83.1228
Limestone formations, 24 million years in the making (Flickr/alexpgp)
West Bay, Cayman Islands

Hell, Grand Cayman

Send a postcard while vacationing with Satan.
19.3791, -81.4068
Wyckoff House. (Wikimedia Commons)
Brooklyn, New York

Wyckoff House

Oldest surviving example of a Dutch saltbox frame house in America.
40.6449, -73.9209
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
New York, New York

High Bridge

The oldest surviving bridge in New York City, which reopened to pedestrians in 2015.
40.8424, -73.9303
Smiling Hogshead Ranch
Queens, New York

Smiling Hogshead Ranch

Guerilla gardeners reclaimed this abandoned railroad land literally putting down roots.
40.7434, -73.9428
Brooklyn, New York

Eagle Street Rooftop Farm

Three stories above you, your salad is being grown.
40.7347, -73.9594
View from the Brooklyn Navy Yard location
Queens, New York

Brooklyn Grange Farms and Apiary

Two New York rooftops are home to the largest rooftop soil farms in the world.
40.7520, -73.9254
Brooklyn, New York

Morbid Anatomy Museum

A museum devoted to bringing to light forgotten or neglected histories through exhibitions, education and public programming.
40.6729, -73.9901
Detail of the Tiffany-designed elevators. Economical cast iron, not bronze!
New York, New York

The Woolworth Building

Once the tallest building in the world and the site of "the highest dinner ever held in New York" will soon hold the most expensive apartment in the city.
40.7125, -74.0083
New York, New York

City Hall Station

A beautiful and abandoned New York subway station from 1904, complete with chandelier.
40.7134, -74.0046
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Sniff the Titan Arum's rotting flesh.
40.6687, -73.9647
Einstein's Brain Slides
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mütter Museum

America's most famous museum of medical oddities, and home to the remains of Einstein's Brain.
39.9535, -75.1768
Queens, New York

Valencia Movie House

The Vatican of the movie industry turned into an actual church.
40.7069, -73.7944
(Flickr/4rilla)
Queens, New York

5 Pointz

A graffiti Mecca welcoming artists from around the world.
40.7451, -73.9453
Brooklyn, New York

Broken Angel

An illegally built ramshackle mansion tucked in the middle of Brooklyn is now being turned into condominiums.
40.6856, -73.9613
Brooklyn, New York

Admiral's Row

Abandoned 19th century homes once occupied by naval officers, soon to be demolished.
40.6986, -73.9791
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