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Detroit, Michigan

Detroit Masonic Temple

The world’s largest Masonic temple was saved by the White Stripes.
Detroit, Michigan

Michigan Theatre

Opulent downtown movie theater now houses cars as an indoor parking garage.
Detroit, Michigan

Giant Boxing Arm of Joe Louis

Controversial tribute to the heavyweight champion boxer who grew up in Detroit.
Detroit, Michigan

Lincoln Street Art Park

This former industrial site has transformed into a community sculpture garden that hosts monthly Full Moon parties.
Detroit, Michigan

The Fatberg at the Michigan Science Center

It's gunky, it's gross, and it's been freed from the sewer and put on display.
Detroit, Michigan

Murals in the Market

Detroit’s Eastern Market has been transformed into an outdoor museum with colorful murals that address social issues and symbolize the city.
Detroit, Michigan

St. Joseph Oratory

Once the tallest building in Detroit, this Gothic church houses some of the oldest stained-glass windows in the country.
Detroit, Michigan

The Dequindre Cut Greenway

This railway-turned-greenway provides a pedestrian link in downtown Detroit and celebrates urban artwork.
Pontiac, Michigan

Pontiac Silverdome

What was once the largest NFL stadium.
Indianapolis, Indiana

The Ruins

Once adorning a New York skyscraper, these reclaimed ruins now haunt an Indiana park.
Fortville, Indiana

Martini-Drinking Pink Elephant

The bespectacled, cocktail-sipping pachyderm is a strange but fitting liquor store mascot.
Louisville, Kentucky

Colonel Sanders' Grave

The grave of the iconic Kentucky Fried Chicken mascot features a bust of the man behind the goatee.
Louisville, Kentucky

The Grave of Harry L. Collins

A life-sized memorial to Harry L. Collins, the official corporate magician of Frito-Lay.
Louisville, Kentucky

Heigold House

This 19th century mansion façade adorned with immigrant patriotism is a symbol of Louisville’s history.
New Harmony, Indiana

The Roofless Church

This open air cathedral invites all faiths to worship under the only roof big enough to fit them all: the sky.
New Harmony, Indiana

'A Healing Palindrome'

Part of a worldwide art project, this mysterious semicircle of concrete shapes holds the pieces of a larger story.
New Harmony, Indiana

New Harmony Labyrinth

Symbolic attempt to overcome the issues of life.
St. Louis, Missouri

Old St. Louis County Courthouse

The Old Courthouse takes visitors on a captivating trip through St. Louis' timeline.
St. Louis, Missouri

City Museum

Less a museum than a bizarre fantasy world created by artists and engineers.
St. Louis, Missouri

Eros Bendato

A creepy sculpture of a decapitated head invites viewers to see St. Louis through its empty eyes.
Detroit, Michigan

Ernie Harwell Park

This public baseball field is a beloved remainder from of one of the most historic stadiums in the country.
Detroit, Michigan

St. Agnes Church and School

This Detroit ruin was once a gothic bastion of its community, but now it stands as a haunting ruin.
Owosso, Michigan

Curwood Castle

The writing studio of an American adventure author, built in the style of a medieval castle.
Taiwan

Yehliu Geopark

This Taiwanese promontory is covered in otherworldly hoodoo formations.