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New York, New York

41 Cooper Square

This exemplar of modernist architecture is meant to captivate and inspire students of the Cooper Union.
New York, New York

Brooklyn Bridge Love Locks

A popular European tradition makes its way to the states on one of America's most famous bridges.
New York, New York

The Sphere

This sculpture by artist Fritz Keonig survived the 9/11 attacks and now stands as a monument to the victims.
New York, New York

Toloache

Discover the taste of mold.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia City Hall

This elaborate towering structure was once famed for its revolutionary height.
Boston, Massachusetts

Copp's Hill Burying Ground

This landmark cemetery in Boston was created more than 300 years ago.
Boston, Massachusetts

Old North Church

The site of Paul Revere's historic two lantern warning.
Boston, Massachusetts

98 Prince Street

The infamous Boston Mob ran rackets from an office here in the 1970s.
Boston, Massachusetts

The Paul Revere House

Oldest house in downtown Boston was once the home of Paul Revere.
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston's Old Burying Grounds

Macabre headstones carved with winged skulls, dancing skeletons, and pithy reminders of impending death.
Boston, Massachusetts

Tremont Temple

The site where Charles Dickens gave his first public reading of "A Christmas Carol" in the US.
Boston, Massachusetts

North End "Peninsula"

What was once a true peninsula has now been filled in, causing the water to recede and leaving many streetside "waterfronts" and landlocked "islands."
Boston, Massachusetts

Site of the Boston Massacre

The American Revolution was galvanized into serious action due to the tragic clash with British soldiers that occurred at this location.
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall Weathervane

An interesting decoration on this historic site, this weathervane comes with as many legends as it does questions.
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall

A former waterfront market is now in the center of town due to some interesting Boston engineering.
Essex, Connecticut

'Turtle' Submarine at Connecticut River Museum

This museum holds a fully-functional replica of the "Turtle," the first American submarine ever built.
Lyme, Connecticut

Gillette Castle

Quirky castle designed by the American actor best known for portraying Sherlock Holmes on stage.
Hartford, Connecticut

Cathedral of St. Joseph

This Connecticut chapel is a starkly modern, and surprisingly colorful, architectural rebel.
Hartford, Connecticut

The Mark Twain House & Museum

The former home of Samuel Clemens and family remembers the happiest period of the author's life.
New Haven, Connecticut

Louis' Lunch

While many places make the claim, the Library of Congress says this restaurant is the birthplace of the hamburger.
New Haven, Connecticut

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Yale University's home for rare works, including the mysterious Voynich Manuscript.
New Haven, Connecticut

Ingalls Rink

It looks like a whale, it's part of Yale, and it's best-known by a nickname you can probably work out for yourself.
New Haven, Connecticut

East Rock Park

Panoramic views of the city of New Haven and the Long Island Sound, with a side of history.
Foz do Iguaçu, Argentina

Iguazu Falls

A series of waterfalls so massive they straddle the border of Argentina and Brazil.