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Queens, New York

Abandoned Redbird

A retired subway car stands alone in a field in the middle of Queens.
New York, New York

The Ramble Cave

Hidden in Central Park's Ramble is a troublesome cave buried just beneath the surface.
Portland, Oregon

Hippo Hardware

No two pieces are exactly the same at Portland's hippo-themed hardware store.
Eugene, Oregon

Pre's Rock

A memorial for the mustachioed record-setting runner.
Eugene, Oregon

Epic Seconds

Journey through a bit of nostalgia inside this classic record and video store.
Eugene, Oregon

Cascades Raptor Center

This nature center has one of the largest collections of native raptors in the Pacific Northwest.
Portland, Oregon

Voodoo Doughnut and Wedding Chapel

The magic's in the hole!
Portland, Oregon

Mill Ends Park

The world's smallest park was dedicated in 1948 as the only colony for leprechauns west of Ireland.
Portland, Oregon

Portlandia

Portlandia is the second-largest copper repoussé statue in the United States.
Portland, Oregon

Transcendence

A sculpture of a salmon swimming through a brick building.
Portland, Oregon

Weather Machine

This public art piece proves that in Portland even reporting the weather is a thing of whimsy.
Portland, Oregon

Bart Simpson Etching

Forever immortalized in concrete, this Simpsons etching was crafted by show creator Matt Groening.
Portland, Oregon

The Freakybuttrue Peculiarium

An emporium for the weird, creepy, rare, and just plain gross.
Portland, Oregon

Flutter

Delightful disarray of found objects and clutter.
Portland, Oregon

Paxton Gate PDX

Entering this curiosity shop is like stepping into a mad scientist's lab.
Portland, Oregon

Portland Art & Learning Studio

This Portland Art gallery doubles as a studio that supports adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Portland, Oregon

Portland's Windows of Wonders

Hundreds of handmade critters fill this tiny window gallery in the heart of Portland's Alberta Arts District.
Portland, Oregon

Paul Bunyan Statue

This stoic, if derpy, giant stands as a monument to Oregon's statehood and the novelty culture of yesteryear.
Portland, Oregon

Cathedral Park

A heavenly experience, right here on Terra Firma.
New York, New York

Komodo Dragon Diorama

Here be dragons.
New York, New York

American Museum of Natural History Mountain Gorilla Diorama

Creating this diorama spurred naturalist Carl Akeley to begin advocating to protect the apes.
New York, New York

Sambar and Wild Dog Diorama

This taxidermy scene brings the struggle for survival in the Indian jungle to a quiet corner of a Manhattan museum.
New York, New York

Libyan Desert Diorama

This poignant display is now a memorial to these regionally extinct species.
New York, New York

Okapi Taxidermy Diorama

This impressive scene portrays the elusive forest giraffe of Central Africa.