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Paris, France

I Love You Wall

Paris' linguistic guide to the international language of, yes, love.
Paris, France

Shakespeare and Company

This iconic Parisian bookstore doubles as the "Tumbleweed Hotel" for traveling writers.
Paris, France

Paris Padlocks of Love

The celebrated eyesore created by starry-eyed sweethearts.
Greensburg, Kansas

The Big Well

The United States' largest hand-dug well is topped with a state-of-the-art museum.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Mardi Gras World

This float factory takes the mask off of Mardi Gras and lets visitors see where the magic happens.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Napoleon House

A 200-year-old building in the French Quarter that was to be Napoleon's home in the New World.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Tiffany Glass Mural "The Dream Garden"

Mural made of 100,000 pieces of hand blown glass, and until recently, the largest glass mural in the US.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Golden Gal of Old Madison Square Garden

Golden and naked, the figure that was once the highest point in New York is all that remains of the second Madison Square Garden.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

A layered tribute to the work of mosaicist Isaiah Zagar.
Stonington, Connecticut

Mystic Seaport

Holding multiple historical boats and an entire 19th century village, this New England attraction is the largest maritime museum in the world.
Groton, Connecticut

Submarine Force Museum

The US Navy's only submarine museum is also home to the world's first nuclear submarine.
Lyme, Connecticut

Gillette Castle

Quirky castle designed by the American actor best known for portraying Sherlock Holmes on stage.
Windham, Connecticut

Thread City Crossing Bridge

Public outcry led to this bridge's unique character which celebrates a giant frog battle and also sewing.
Bellerose, New York

Queens County Farm Museum

The oldest continuously operating farm in New York State.
Brooklyn, New York

Floyd Bennett Field

Home of aviation trailblazers.
Brooklyn, New York

Film Biz Recycling

A huge resale shop for the cast-offs of the film & television industry.
Rome, Italy

Porta Alchemica

An alchemist's "magic door" stands in the middle of a Roman park.
Woodstock, New York

Overlook Mountain House Ruins

A once grand hotel is being retaken by the wilderness it once capitalized on.
Brooklyn, New York

Red Hook Community Farm

A community farm in the midst of the Brooklyn concrete.
Brooklyn, New York

Red Hook Winery

Brooklyn vintners creating world-class wine in a city not known for its vineyards.
Brooklyn, New York

New York Dock Co. buildings

Two monstrous warehouses. One now holds priceless works of art, the other stands abandoned and dilapidated.
Brooklyn, New York

Pioneer Works

An unconventional space for art and science housed in a massive old warehouse.
Brooklyn, New York

Red Hook Houses

One of the largest public housing complexes in New York once visited by Eleanor Roosevelt.
Brooklyn, New York

Red Hook Warehouse

A massive forgotten storehouse from 1913 on the Brooklyn Waterfront has a spectacular view of Brooklyn.