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Places visited in Glendale, California
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Places visited in Altadena, California
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Places visited in Carson, California
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Places edited in Salamanca, Spain
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New York, New York

Bemelmans Bar

The walls are decorated with whimsical murals painted by the creator of the Madeline franchise.
New York, New York

Bonnie Slotnick Cookbooks

Spiral-bound community recipes and antiquarian gems mingle at this small East Village shop.
Los Angeles, California

Egasse-Braasch House

The house where Good Will Hunting was written is a surreal fairytale abode.
South Pasadena, California

Cawston Ostrich Farm

The most popular attraction in Southern California was once a flock of ornery bipedal birds that pulled carts.
South Pasadena, California

Bissell House

Victoriana on Orange Grove Avenue.
Pasadena, California

The Bubble House

An Airy Would-Be Solution to a Housing Shortage.
Pasadena, California

The Raymond Theater

From silent movie theater to rock &roll palace and beyond.
Pasadena, California

Blind Donkey

Whiskey lovers, this is your happy place.
Pasadena, California

Theodore Lukens House

Home of the "Father of Forestry."
Pasadena, California

Foothill Blvd. Milestone

Pasadena’s Stonehenge.
Pasadena, California

The Old YWCA Building

A landmark for a trailblazer for female architects and the designer of one of the most famous and opulent buildings in California.
Pasadena, California

Jackie and Mack Robinson Memorial

Pasadena’s Ground-Breaking Brothers.
Los Angeles, California

Valley Relics Museum

One man's vast collection of artifacts and ephemera from matchbooks and postcards to vintage neon signs and cars.
Altadena, California

Mountain View Mortuary and Cemetery

This magnificent mausoleum is as much a work of art as it is a historic resting place.
La Cañada Flintridge, California

Oak Grove Disc Golf Course

The world's first disc golf course has the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as a neighbor.
Pasadena, California

Pasadena Cheeseburger Plaque

A California city claims to be the home of a fast-food classic.
Glendale, California

Tropico Post Office

Don't bother sending any mail to this ghost town.
Los Angeles, California

Tom Mankiewicz Conservation Carousel

A carousel trades in its classic horses and calliope for endangered species, native flora and fauna, and a modern soundtrack.
Shartlesville, Pennsylvania

Roadside America

An indoor miniature village and labor of love for Laurence Geiringer, a model railroad enthusiast.
Los Angeles, California

Neutra VDL Studio and Residences

This house turned museum chronicles the life and work of Richard Neutra.
Los Angeles, California

Eagle Rock

The neighborhood of Eagle Rock is named after a gigantic boulder with a shadowy surprise.
Los Angeles, California

Cakeland.LA

A cake-themed art installation tucked away in historic Chinatown.
Los Angeles, California

Traffic Circle Gondola

A lonely Gondola stuck on a traffic circle sits in a spot where it once would have floated down the Grand Canal.
Los Angeles, California

The LAPD Kōban

Common all over Japan, kōbans are small community police boxes, and now one is guarding one of L.A.’s megamalls.