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Cincinnati, Ohio

The Cincinnati Subway

An abandoned relic of the city's failed experiment with below ground transit.
Loveland, Ohio

Harry Andrews' Chateau Laroche

A castle built by an eccentric medieval enthusiast in rural Ohio.
Las Vegas, Nevada

The Big Edge

A giant open-air sculpture made of over 200 full-sized boats.
Las Vegas, Nevada

High Roller

The world's tallest ferris wheel takes visitors high above Las Vegas in a spinning party room.
Boston, Massachusetts

Great Boston Molasses Flood Plaque

The site of one of the strangest disasters in history—a wave of deadly molasses traveling at 35 mph.
Cincinnati, Ohio

Rookwood Ice Cream Parlor

An art deco ice cream shop covered in vintage train station tiles.
Cincinnati, Ohio

Grave of Fredric J. Baur

The inventor of the iconic Pringles can was so proud of his invention he was buried in one.
London, England

Leadenhall Market

This ornate Victorian marketplace was the setting for Diagon Alley and the Leaky Cauldron in the Harry Potter films.
London, England

Sir John Soane's Museum

A cluttered and astounding collection of ethnographic items.
Maria Stein, Ohio

Maria Stein Convent

One of the largest collections of holy relics in the country.
Cincinnati, Ohio

Spring Grove Cemetery

This magnificent Cincinnati graveyard is also a popular public park.
Hamilton, Ohio

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park

Inside, ancient treasures. Outside, modern contradictions.
Buffalo, New York

H. H. Richardson Complex

A beautifully designed asylum, left to deteriorate, gets resurrected as a hotel and art center with a ghost story or two.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee Art Museum

This striking art museum holds an amazing series of curiosity cabinets.
Detroit, Michigan

Giant Boxing Arm of Joe Louis

Controversial tribute to the heavyweight champion boxer who grew up in Detroit.
Newark, Ohio

Longaberger Basket Building

An office built to look like a giant basket.
Jackson, Michigan

Michigan Space and Science Center

Center filled with hands-on displays served as a tribute to several astronauts with connections to the state.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The Bronze Fonz

Statue dedicated to the star of an old television show.
Buffalo, New York

Buffalo Central Terminal

Ruins of a once-prized railroad station in New York.
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston's First Street

Historic Hull Street was actually the first street with a proper name in the Boston area.
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall

A former waterfront market is now in the center of town due to some interesting Boston engineering.
Washington, D.C.

Darth Vader Grotesque at the Washington National Cathedral

The sci-fi villain is a little known inhabitant of the Washington National Cathedral.
Kings Mills, Ohio

Peters Cartridge Company

An abandoned munitions factory with a shot tower continues to wage war on the surrounding environment.
New York, New York

Grand Central Terminal Whispering Gallery

Whisper secrets in a busy station only to be heard on the other side of this acoustic arch.