chellegola77's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
Loading map...
Queens, New York

Warung Selasa

Shop while you wait for a table in this tiny Indonesian eatery within a mini-mart.
Queens, New York

St. James Deli

Some of New York's best tacos can be found in the back of an unassuming bodega in Queens.
Queens, New York

Geographic Center of New York City

This mysterious marker puzzles pedestrians and infuriates geographers.
Queens, New York

'The Ramp'

Where the four original members of the Ramones hung out and revolutionized punk rock.
Queens, New York

Cassinelli Pasta

The oldest pastificio in Queens offers visitors fresh noodles and a peek inside the macaroni-making magic.
Queens, New York

Louis Armstrong House

The preserved house of a jazz legend still echoes with his music.
Queens, New York

TWA Flight Center at JFK Airport

This futuristic airport terminal was abandoned for decades before reopening as a hotel—with a vintage plane of its own parked out back.
Queens, New York

Houdini's Grave

The final resting place of the great escape artist, where some still gather to wait for his escape from death.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Giant Ants

Ant sculptures march up the side of what used to be an iconic spot in punk rock lore.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rocky Statue

Yo, Adrian!
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Shofuso Japanese House and Garden

Philadelphia boasts one of the best — and most often overlooked — traditional Japanese gardens in North America.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Graffiti Pier (Pier 18)

The abandoned coal loading dock is a canvas for unsanctioned art.
Niagara Falls, New York

Niagara Tesla Monument in New York

One of many reminders of Tesla's scientific contributions overlooks the falls which inspired him.
Syracuse, New York

Niagara Mohawk Building

This Art Deco fortress in upstate New York gives Manhattan's vaunted examples of the style a run for their money.
Margate City, New Jersey

Lucy the Elephant

Step inside Lucy, the world's largest "elephant."
Cape Charles, Virginia

Kiptopeke's Concrete Fleet

Nine of the very few concrete ships ever made in the U.S. are beautifully decaying off a Virginia pier.
Centreville, Virginia

Foamhenge

Exact replica of the ancient monument, but much, much lighter.
Luray, Virginia

The Great Stalacpipe Organ

An organ located deep within a cave, whose "pipes" are the geological features of the cave itself.
Jersey City, New Jersey

Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal

Hidden in plain sight on the Hudson River is an abandoned train station where nature has taken over.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Gloria Dei Old Swedes' Episcopal Church

The oldest active church in Pennsylvania is also the second oldest Swedish Church in the United States.
Camden, New Jersey

Walt Whitman's Grave

The final resting place of one of the United States's greatest poets.
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.
Lakehurst, New Jersey

Hindenburg Crash Site

The site of one of history's most indelible and horrific tragedies.
Budapest, Hungary

Michael Jackson Memorial Tree

A random tree outside a Budapest hotel has become a DIY shrine to the late singer.