blimpcaptain's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
Leaderboard Highlights
blimpcaptain's activity rankings
1st
Places visited in Maryland
1st
Places added to Virginia
1st
Places edited in Virginia
2nd
Places visited in Virginia
2nd
Places added to United States
2nd
Places edited in Washington, D.C.
3rd
Places visited in Washington, D.C.
3rd
Places added to Delaware
3rd
Places edited in West Virginia
Loading map...
Brooklyn, New York

Digester Eggs

A modern addition to the Greenpoint skyline.
New York, New York

Macy's Wooden Escalators

A bit of retro transportation flair preserved in the world's largest department store.
New York, New York

One Times Square

This historic address is home to the beloved ball and is an almost totally empty building among the most expensive real estate in the world.
New York, New York

Roosevelt Island Tramway

One of only two commuter aerial tramways in the United States.
Brooklyn, New York

Bushwick City Farms

Two community gardens under the elevated subway lines on a very busy commercial strip in Bushwick.
New York, New York

Saint Vartan Armenian Cathedral

A replica of a 7th-century church hides in plain sight in the middle of the concrete jungle.
Queens, New York

Primo Autobody Repair

The most radioactive spot in New York City can also fix your muffler.
Asbury Park, New Jersey

SS Morro Castle Monument

Memorial to the 137 lives lost on a ship fire, the whole hulk of which washed up on the Asbury Park shore.
Asbury Park, New Jersey

Silverball Museum Arcade

A reservoir of vintage pinball machines and arcade games for the nostalgic and thrill seeking.
Asbury Park, New Jersey

Madam Marie's Psychic Booth

Marie told fortunes from her small stand on the Boardwalk for decades, including to a young Bruce Springsteen who would busk outside her booth.
Asbury Park, New Jersey

Asbury Park Casino and Carousel House

Vacant Beaux-Arts buildings that serve as reminders of a beach town’s glory days.
Asbury Park, New Jersey

Paranormal Museum

A storefront museum in Asbury Park honoring the Jersey Shore’s deep history of mystery.
Ocean Grove, New Jersey

The Great Auditorium

A wooden theatre that remains the heart of a charming Victorian-era New Jersey enclave.
Wall Township, New Jersey

Project Diana Site

The first dish to bounce radio signals off the Moon, it was the forerunner to the U.S. Space Program.
Washington, D.C.

Washington Canoe Club

This historic boathouse was constructed using salvaged lumber from burned barns.
Easton, Maryland

The Little Red Schoolhouse

The only one-room schoolhouse remaining in Talbot County, Maryland.
Bladensburg, Maryland

William Hilleary House

George Washington once stopped by this house for dinner.
Warsaw, Virginia

Menokin

The Virginia home of one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence is being preserved with a unique glass facade.
Port Royal, Virginia

Assassin's End

The Virginia farm where John Wilkes Booth met his grisly end is now largely forgotten.
Bladensburg, Maryland

Bostwick House

This Georgian-style house built in 1746 is the oldest surviving structure in Bladensburg.
Washington, D.C.

Mary's Garden

An overlooked oasis of quiet on the grounds of Washington's monumental basilica.
Washington, D.C.

Historic Elevator at Potbelly

This sandwich shop has a century-old elevator behind a sheet of plexiglass.
Herndon, Virginia

Mosby's Rock

A secret rendezvous spot where John S. Mosby and his Rangers would meet to divvy up their loot after raids.
Herndon, Virginia

Acetylene Gas Generating Station

The birthplace of the Herndon Gas Company.