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New York, New York

The Hidden Holocaust Memorial of Madison Park

A Manhattan courthouse hides a small but scathing memorial to Holocaust injustice.
New York, New York

New York Herald Monument

There are owls with glowing eyes in Herald Square.
New York, New York

The Statue of Roscoe Conkling

A 19th-century politician who died after walking home in a blizzard is honored with this Manhattan statue.
New York, New York

The General Worth Monument

This monument to a veteran of the Mexican-American War is one of only two in Manhattan that serve as an actual mausoleum.
New York, New York

Macy's Wooden Escalators

A bit of retro transportation flair preserved in the world's largest department store.
Yarmouth, Maine

Eartha

The world's largest rotating world.
Freeport, Maine

Freeport McDonald's

When the town wouldn't allow the fast-food behemoth to build a new restaurant, they put one inside an 1850 home.
Harpswell, Maine

Bailey Island Bridge (Cribstone Bridge)

An unusually designed bridge from the 1920s was built to withstand the tides and winds of Maine.
New York, New York

The Little Church Around the Corner

This Fifth Avenue church has long been the favored worshiping place of Broadway actors and vaudeville performers.
New York, New York

Barthman's Sidewalk Clock

A clock set into the concrete outside a Manhattan jeweler has been telling time underfoot for over a century.
New York, New York

The Double Check Businessman

This anonymous businessman sculpted in bronze became an enduring memorial after 9/11, and had been mistaken by rescue workers for a survivor in the rubble.
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

Survivor Tree

The last living thing to come out of the rubble after 9/11 is now a symbol of hope and resilience.
New York, New York

Rose Hill Historic House

The origins of midtown Manhattan's anachronistic wooden farmhouse remain a mystery.
New York, New York

The Wizard of Park Avenue

A whimsical, but often overlooked clock in Park Avenue.
New York, New York

Chester A. Arthur Inauguration and Death House

The only remaining building in New York to see the inauguration of a president is being slowly overtaken by a grocery store.