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San Juan, Puerto Rico

Old San Juan Cemetery

This bleach-white graveyard overlooking the ocean is accessed through a tunnel.
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Capilla del Santo Cristo de la Salud (Chapel of the Holy Christ of Health)

This chapel on a cliff is renowned for its healing powers and was founded on the site of a supposed divine intervention.
Saint Paul, Minnesota

'Miracle on Ice' Statue

This statue of Olympic hockey coach Herb Brooks immortalizes one of the greatest moments in American sports history.
Austin, Texas

Congress Bridge Bats

Home to the largest urban bat colony in North America, estimated at 1.5 million bats.
Fayetteville, West Virginia

New River Gorge Bridge

One day a year it is legal to jump off of this astoundingly tall bridge that spans an Appalachian gorge.
Morristown, New Jersey

Morris Frank and Buddy

A trompe-l'oeil statue honoring the first guide dog in North America.
Santiago, Chile

Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino (Chilean Museum of Pre-Columbian Art)

This museum covers 10,000 years of Pre-Columbian Latin American history.
Chicago, Illinois

North Avenue Baths Facade

Former bath house turns gastropub.
Chicago, Illinois

Championship Vinyl in "High Fidelity"

Where Cusack's record store from the film "High Fidelity" was located.
Chicago, Illinois

Beer Baron Row

These mansions date back to Chicago's days as a brewer's paradise.
Chicago, Illinois

Nelson Algren's Last Residence

"No writer ever gave more to a city and got back less.”
Chicago, Illinois

Former location of Sophie’s Busy Bee

Site of a once beloved Polish diner, and location of a famous Hillary Clinton soundbite.
Chicago, Illinois

Wicker Park

Once called the "Polish Gold Coast" it is an icon of the neighborhood that bears its same name.
Chicago, Illinois

Former location of The Hothouse

A long lost multi-cultural music venue used to reside in the bottom floor of Chicago's Flat Iron Building.
Chicago, Illinois

Myopic Books

A Bibliophile's Dream.
Chicago, Illinois

Quimby's Bookstore

The beloved home to all publications indie, erotic, and punky.
Chicago, Illinois

Flat Iron Building

Not to be confused with the iconic New York City skyscraper, this Chicago building is a vibrant hub for artists.
Chicago, Illinois

Former Home of MTV’s “The Real World Chicago"

Location of the Real World's disastrous, and protested, eleventh season.
Chicago, Illinois

Coyote Building

One of the last functioning antique elevators in Chicago.
Charleston, West Virginia

Mortar Man

This tiny man looms large over downtown Charleston.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

University of Minnesota Shoe Tree

No one's quite sure where this quirky university tradition originated.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

St. Mary's Orthodox Cathedral

1887 era Russian Orthodox church in Minneapolis.
Shafer, Minnesota

Franconia Sculpture Park

Community arts organization that hosts a rotating collection of over 75 contemporary sculptures.
Istanbul, Turkey

Hagia Sophia Wishing Column

Legend says if you stick your thumb in the hole and it gets wet your wish will be granted.