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Los Angeles, California

Snow White Cottages

Magical-looking cottages that inspired one of the most famous animated films ever.
Los Angeles, California

Snow White Cafe

This Hollywood dive houses a mural painted by the artists who animated its namesake film.
Tucson, Arizona

Bowen Stone House Ruins

The remains of this rugged homestead ranch offer a brief glimpse into a bygone era.
Los Angeles, California

Cardiff Tower

This "synagogue" is not what it seems to be.
Los Angeles, California

Venice Post Office's Abbot Kinney Mural

An homage to the man who built California's version of Venice.
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.
Los Angeles, California

Marciano Art Foundation

A long-vacant Scottish Rite temple in Hollywood has been converted into an art museum filled with Masonic relics.
Los Angeles, California

Cactus Store

The neighborhood shop is a sort of tiny cactus museum full of exotic specimens you can take home.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia City Hall

This elaborate towering structure was once famed for its revolutionary height.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Barnes Foundation

Dr Barnes' $25 billion private collection of art and arboretum.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Grip the Raven

The taxidermied raven that inspired the Poe poem of the same name.
Los Angeles, California

Barnsdall Art Park

This historic LA park offers magnificent views and one of Frank Lloyd Wright's masterpieces.
Pasadena, California

Bungalow Heaven

The American Home, Re-imagined.
Pasadena, California

Vroman's Bookstore

Colorado Boulevard’s historic bookstore, operating since the bustling city of Pasadena was merely some orange groves and a few ostrich farms.
Pasadena, California

California Cactus Center

A nursery specializing in strange and beautiful succulents and cacti.
Pasadena, California

Gold Bug

Contemporary art inspired by natural history and science drawing on ancient techniques in a modern world.
Pasadena, California

Blind Donkey

Whiskey lovers, this is your happy place.
Los Angeles, California

Dennis Hopper Mural

A tribute to long time Venice Beach resident, artist and actor Dennis Hopper.
Los Angeles, California

River Under the First Bridge

An iconic location along the Los Angeles River where countless movie scenes are filmed.
Los Angeles, California

José de San Martín Bust

A forgotten tribute to a South American hero hidden in a cluster of traffic islands.
Los Angeles, California

Gower Gulch

The mall's looks were inspired by the cowboy extras who used to meet up—and cause real trouble—at this Hollywood hub.
Los Angeles, California

Crossroads of the World

A few iconic structures are all that remain of America’s first outdoor shopping mall.
Los Angeles, California

The Babylon Court

This centerpiece of the Hollywood & Highland shopping center is a recreation of a long-lost movie set.
Los Angeles, California

Hieroglyph Murals at the Egyptian Theatre

The decor of this Hollywood movie palace just barely predated the opening of King Tut's tomb.