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Places edited in Altadena, California
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New Orleans, Louisiana

Ignatius J. Reilly Statue

This New Orleans statue of a portly figure in a goofy hat pays homage to a classic of satirical literature.
New Orleans, Louisiana

LaLaurie Mansion

A symbolic piece of New Orleans architecture—and a ghostly legend.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Musical Legends Park

A small park on Bourbon Street features life-size bronze statues of New Orleans musicians.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop

The second oldest continuously operating bar in Louisiana.
New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans' Historic Voodoo Museum

A snapshot of the "real" history of New Orleans.
New York, New York

The New York Earth Room

A room in New York City that contains 250 cubic yards of dirt worth a million dollars.
New York, New York

Broken Kilometer

One kilometer of thick brass rod laid out before your eyes.
Pioneertown, California

Pioneertown

A fake town founded by Western movie stars is now becoming a hip desert community.
New York, New York

Tannen's Magic Shop

New York's oldest magic store.
New York, New York

Evolution Nature Store

A terrific purveyor of natural history objects and curios.
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.