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New York, New York

Chinatown's Bloody Angle

Avoid gangster interaction while window-shopping.
40.7144, -73.9981
San Francisco, California

Lotta's Fountain

San Francisco's oldest surviving monument and meeting place for 1906 survivors.
37.7879, -122.4033
San Francisco, California

Palace of Fine Arts

The last remaining relic of San Francisco's glittering 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition.
37.8029, -122.4482
The Tonga Room's pool.
San Francisco, California

The Tonga Room

Tiki luxury on Nob Hill.
37.7925, -122.4100
Worcester, Massachusetts

Higgins Armory Museum

Once a private collection, now the only museum of arms and armor in the Western Hemisphere - CLOSED.
42.2991, -71.7990
A marker on Dana Common.
Petersham, Massachusetts

Town of Dana

All that remains of this Massachusetts town, demolished in the name of progress, is a stone marker.
42.4178, -72.2337
View of 33 Thomas Street from the adjacent streets at the intersection of Church & Worth.
New York, New York

Long Lines Building, 33 Thomas Street

An uber-secure, windowless tower of doom in the center of Manhattan is an NSA spyscraper.
40.7164, -74.0061
Paley Park in the Winter
New York, New York

Paley Park

A small peaceful park and waterfall tucked amid the urban grind of Midtown Manhattan.
40.7603, -73.9751
New York, New York

Burger Joint

Slyly buy a shake in the Parker Meridien lobby.
40.7638, -73.9783
The Yale Whale (but technically, Ingalls Rink)
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.
41.3167, -72.9252
New Haven, Connecticut

Grave of Arthur Twining Hadley

A Yale University president wears full samurai garb in one of America’s oldest cemeteries.
41.3138, -72.9271
The Ancient Burying Ground in downtown Hartford.
Hartford, Connecticut

Ancient Burying Ground

The oldest place in Hartford is a cemetery with thousands of bodies stacked beneath the grass.
41.7647, -72.6743
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
New Haven, Connecticut

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Yale University's home for rare works, including the mysterious Voynich Manuscript.
41.3115, -72.9271
Image permission granted by the Grand Lodge of New York
New York, New York

Chancellor Robert R Livingston Masonic Library

A good place to research the Freemasons, esoterica, occultism, and hermeticism.
40.7426, -73.9922
New York, New York

Pier 54: The Titanic's Arrival Destination

A dilapidated dock tells the story of Titanic's missed arrival.
40.7414, -74.0099
Hess' Triangle
New York, New York

Hess' Triangle

New York City's smallest piece of private property.
40.7335, -74.0031
Oyster bar
New York, New York

Grand Central Terminal Whispering Gallery

Whisper secrets in a busy station only to be heard on the other side of this acoustic arch.
40.7527, -73.9772
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.
40.7392, -74.0083
Independence Temple.
Independence, Missouri

Independence Temple

This otherworldly church spire reaches up toward the heavens.
39.0911, -94.4261
A view of City Hall from below. (Photo:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia City Hall

This elaborate towering structure was once famed for its revolutionary height.
39.9541, -75.1644
Boston, Massachusetts

Rainbow Swash

World's Largest Piece of Copyrighted Artwork.
42.3015, -71.0452
U.S.S. Albacore
Portsmouth, New Hampshire

U.S.S. Albacore

Once the future of underwater combat, this old sub is now open for visitors to muck around in.
43.0819, -70.7676
Section of the restored Cliff Walk
Newport, Rhode Island

Newport Cliff Walk

Three and a half miles of cliffs, rocky beaches, Gilded Age mansions and 40 Steps to nowhere in particular.
41.4851, -71.2976
Independence, Missouri

Leila's Hair Museum

A museum celebrating the Victorian obsession with hair art.
39.0760, -94.4138