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Staten Island, New York

Swinburne Island

This abandoned artificial island off the coast of New York City is now home to dozens of harbor seals.
Stowe, Vermont

Trapp Family Lodge

Vermont's hills are alive with the sound of music at this historic hotel.
Beacon, New York

Madam Brett Park

Home to the abandoned Tioronda Hat Works Factory, this park is a combination of woodlands and marshlands.
The Bronx, New York

Bronx Christmas House of the Garabedian Family

Because holiday cheer is at its finest when it includes eerie mannequins, right?
Brooklyn, New York

Replica of the Rock of Amersfort

A miniature version of a legendary Dutch boulder.
Stone Park, Illinois

Italian Cultural Center

Inside the center are Italian works of art and a replica model of St. Peter's Basilica.
Queens, New York

Wise Clock (Riis Park Memorial Clock)

This 19th-century clock has been restored to help withstand the harsh environment of its seaside home.
New York, New York

New York Marble Cemetery

A hidden "place of interment for gentlemen."
New York, New York

New York's Hidden Tropical Forest

A miniature rainforest is growing inside of a Midtown Manhattan office building.
New York, New York

Gay Street

An aptly-named street near the birthplace of the modern LGBT rights movement.
New York, New York

IFC Center Peephole

The best way to get a sneak peek at the movies.
Staten Island, New York

Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

The collection is exhibited in a Staten Island building modeled on traditional Himalayan architecture.
Brooklyn, New York

BAM Hamm Archives

A collection of playbills, photographs, and other memorabilia from the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Brooklyn, New York

Le Boudoir

Just your average Marie Antoinette–themed speakeasy in an abandoned 19th-century subway tunnel.
Staten Island, New York

Willowbrook State School

Failed state-supported institution meant to rehabilitate students with intellectual disabilities.
New York, New York

Burger Joint

Slyly buy a shake in the Parker Meridien lobby.
New York, New York

Shopsin's

Prove you deserve to be fed by Kenny Shopsin.
Atlanta, Georgia

Spiller Field Magnolia Trees

This pair of centuries-old magnolia trees was once struck by a Babe Ruth home run.
Chicago, Illinois

The World's Columbian Exhibition of 1893

What's left of the ruins of the 1893 Columbian Exhibition, or World's Fair, also known as the White City.
Chicago, Illinois

Obama Kissing Rock

The site of the first couple's first kiss is commemorated by the most adorable presidential monument ever.
Chicago, Illinois

Dialogo

This abstract sculpture is rumored to cast a hammer-and-sickle shadow once a year.
Chicago, Illinois

Cosmic Ray Detectors

One of the largest pieces of scientific equipment ever carried on a NASA space shuttle sits in a Chicago alley.
Chicago, Illinois

Concrete Traffic

An actual 1957 Cadillac De Ville, encased in 15 cubic yards of concrete.
Chicago, Illinois

Historic Garfield Station Entrance

The original Garfield station is the oldest station facility on the "L", with the station house dating from 1892.