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Denver, Colorado

Mile-High Steps at the Colorado State Capitol

The spot in the Mile-High City that's exactly 5,280 feet above sea level (at least for now).
Liège, Belgium

Collégiale Sainte-Croix de Liège

A once-magnificent collegiate church is falling into ruin.
Liège, Belgium

Bueren Mountain

This giant urban staircase was built to keep the city's brave fighting men from getting waylaid in the red light district.
New York, New York

The Former Offices of McKim, Mead and White

The one-time office of the architectural firm that ushered in the Gilded Age is now a Club Monaco.
Latrobe, Pennsylvania

Birthplace of the Banana Split

A larger-than-life statue of America's favorite sundae marks the place it was invented.
London, England

Brunel Museum Grand Entrance Hall

The first tunnel to be dug beneath a river, repurposed as an art and museum space.
London, England

The Mayflower Pub

The London pub overlooks where the Mayflower was moored before setting sail for the New World.
Appomattox, Virginia

Joel Sweeney's Grave

The final resting place of a controversial man who was instrumental in plucking the banjo from obscurity.
Washington, D.C.

The Exorcist Stairs

The site of the climactic scene from the classic horror film is now a historic landmark.
Hartford, Connecticut

Coltsville

An abandoned gun-funded 19th century utopia.
Stonington, Connecticut

Severed Arm of Saint Edmund

How did the right arm of a 13th-century English bishop wind up in a Connecticut church?
Orange, Connecticut

PEZ Visitor Center

The world's largest public collection of PEZ memorabilia.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Shofuso Japanese House and Garden

Philadelphia boasts one of the best — and most often overlooked — traditional Japanese gardens in North America.
New Hope, Pennsylvania

Bowman's Hill Tower

This stone tower marks a lookout point over the historic Washington Crossing, and maybe some buried treasure.
Barcelona, Spain

Montjuïc Cemetery

This cemetery features modernist statues as strange as its name.
Providence, Rhode Island

H.P. Lovecraft’s Grave

Final resting place of one of the classic authors of horror literature.
Providence, Rhode Island

Fleur-De-Lys Studio

An architectural statement of artistic intent smack in the middle of Providence, Rhode Island's Colonial uniformity.
Providence, Rhode Island

H.P. Lovecraft House

Last residence of H.P. Lovecraft featured in his story "The Haunter of the Dark."
Providence, Rhode Island

Providence Athenaeum

A 19th century library favored by Edgar Allan Poe and H.P. Lovecraft, known by locals as "the Ath."
Providence, Rhode Island

Gun Totem

This 3,500 pound obelisk was constructed with more than 1,000 reclaimed guns.
Providence, Rhode Island

Stephen Harris House

A simple Colonial home with a past haunted by death and madness.
Providence, Rhode Island

Industrial National Bank Building

Rhode Island's tallest building bears a resemblance to the "Daily Planet" building and has been empty for more than five years.
New Haven, Connecticut

Skull and Bones Tomb

The headquarters of the famous Yale society.
Hartford, Connecticut

Site of the First Public Payphone

An easy-to-miss plaque marks the building that first held this 19th-century telephone innovation.