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Brooklyn, New York

Greenpoint Savings Bank

Neoclassical bank designed by NY architects Helmle & Huberty.
Queens, New York

Pulaski Bridge

A drawbridge named for a potentially intersex Polish national who fought alongside George Washington during the American Revolution, and an example of "Pulaski Red".
Queens, New York

5 Pointz

A graffiti Mecca welcoming artists from around the world.
Queens, New York

TWA Flight Center at JFK Airport

This futuristic airport terminal was built in the 1960s and abandoned for years before opening as a hotel.
Queens, New York

Bayside Cemetery

One of the oldest Jewish cemeteries in the city, it is now overgrown with an urban forest.
Bellerose, New York

Queens County Farm Museum

The oldest continuously operating farm in New York State.
Queens, New York

Louis Armstrong House

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

Panorama of the City of New York

A 9,335 square foot architectural model of the entire city.
Queens, New York

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

The remnants of two World's Fairs are here, complete with a 12-story globe, a mini-Manhattan, and a UFO-shaped pavilion.
Queens, New York

The Golden Shopping Mall

An easy to overlook storefront hides some of the most authentic and regionally diverse Chinese food in New York.
Redmond, Oregon

Petersen Rock Garden

Bridges, terraces, and replicas of historic structures all built of rock and petrified wood by one man.
Portland, Oregon

Hippo Hardware

No two pieces are exactly the same at Portland's hippo-themed hardware store.
Portland, Oregon

International Rose Test Garden

10,000 flowered plants bloom in the City of Roses.
Evergreen, Colorado

Mount Evans Scenic Byway

The highest paved road in North America winds its way up Mount Evans in Colorado to an altitude of 14,130 feet above sea level.
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Garden of the Gods

Strange red rock formations that have been attributed to a higher power for hundreds of years.
Singapore

Bronze Bathers

The most playful of the life-sized statues that make up Singapore's "People of the River."
Abang, Indonesia

Tirta Gangga Water Palace

Sacred waters rescued from the wrath of a volcano.
Hanoi, Vietnam

Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre

Home of the unusual art of water puppetry, one of Vietnam's oldest curiosities.
Xuân Trạch, Vietnam

Hang Son Doong

World's largest cave was only discovered in 1991, and now offers tours to the public.
San Antonio del Tequendama, Colombia

Tequendama Falls Museum

This picturesque mansion has gone from opulent ruin to nature museum.
New York, New York

Day & Meyer, Murray & Young

Storage warehouse of the rich and famous.
New York, New York

Queensboro Trolley Kiosk

A forgotten relic from New York's bygone trolley system hides in plain sight under a bridge.
New York, New York

Spring Street Salt Shed

This simple Manhattan salt house is artfully shaped... well, like a giant granule of salt.
New York, New York

Graybar Rats

Rat sculptures try to infiltrate the Graybar Building in an architectural tribute to New York City's nautical history.