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Mitchell, South Dakota

The Corn Palace

A fitting attraction for the corn capital of the world.
43.7146, -98.0254
Wall, South Dakota

Wall Drug

The granddaddy of all tourist traps, built on ice water and jackalopes.
43.9933, -102.2418
Detroit, Michigan

The Caryatids of Book Tower

38-story baroque tower reflecting Detroit's rise, fall, and possible rise again.
42.3335, -83.0514
Nancy Brown Peace Carillon.
Detroit, Michigan

Nancy Brown Peace Carillon

Advice-columnist's bell tower, paid for with pennies.
42.3352, -82.9885
Ornate entrance to the building.
Detroit, Michigan

Belle Isle Aquarium

At its closure in 2005, the Belle Isle Aquarium was the nation’s longest continually running aquarium.
42.3366, -82.9853
Detroit, Michigan

Detroit Children's Zoo

The bones of an old zoo crumbling in the shadow of a new one.
42.3406, -82.9813
Detroit, Michigan

Giant Boxing Arm of Joe Louis

Controversial tribute to the heavyweight champion boxer who grew up in Detroit.
42.3287, -83.0445
Detroit, Michigan

The Dequindre Cut Greenway

Railway-turned-greenway provides a pedestrian link in downtown Detroit and celebrates urban artwork.
42.3405, -83.0313
Detroit, Michigan

Michigan Theatre

Opulent downtown movie theater now houses cars as an indoor parking garage.
42.3345, -83.0531
GAR Building.
Detroit, Michigan

Grand Army of the Republic Building

Detroit’s downtown castle is one of the oldest structures in the city.
42.3350, -83.0549
Detroit, Michigan

Heidelberg Project

One man's attempt to create an artistic wonder on a run-down block in Detroit.
42.3586, -83.0215
Detroit, Michigan

Michigan Central Station

A Beaux-Arts triumph temporarily saved from demolition, but with an uncertain future.
42.3287, -83.0775
Detroit, Michigan

Trumbullplex

Detroit housing collective working to create an "environment for revolutionary change."
42.3469, -83.0753
Allen Park, Michigan

Uniroyal Giant Tire

The 80 foot tire which looms over Michigan's I-94 was once a Ferris wheel in the New York World Fair.
42.2706, -83.2091
Detroit, Michigan

Fisher Body Plant 21

Glass and concrete building designed by Albert Kahn.
42.3692, -83.0621
Hamtramck, Michigan

Hamtramck Disneyland

A wacky two-story folk-art assemblage of carved and found objects, with lights, motion, and sound now in need of financial support.
42.4072, -83.0586
Dearborn, Michigan

Edison's Last Breath at the Henry Ford Museum

Housed in the Henry Ford museum is a test tube said to hold Thomas Edison's last breath.
42.3001, -83.2329
Dymaxion House
Dearborn, Michigan

Dymaxion House

The only surviving prototype for Buckminster Fuller's house of the future.
42.3031, -83.2331
Detroit, Michigan

The World's Largest Stove

Weighing 30,000 pounds, this monument represents Detroit's first industrial era.
42.4393, -83.1176
Sign at the entrance to Christmas Lane. (Wikimedia Commons)
Frankenmuth, Michigan

Bronner's Christmas Wonderland

World's largest Christmas store.
43.3146, -83.7390