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Brooklyn, New York

Newkirk Plaza Mural and Mosaic

A mosaic made of materials gathered from this Brooklyn community adorns the walls of this tunnel.
Brooklyn, New York

Magnolia Grandiflora

A century-old magnolia tree is the only living landmark tree in New York City.
New York, New York

'Dwellings' at the Breuer Building

This miniature village stays behind in the Breuer Building, even as the museums around it come and go.
Brooklyn, New York

Gravesend

Nearly four centuries after its founding, remnants of one of the oldest planned communities in North America are still visible in southern Brooklyn.
Brooklyn, New York

Calvert Vaux Cove

This small, hidden cove is home to abandoned boats.
Brooklyn, New York

Wyckoff Street Mosaic

Detailed facade of a brownstone in Boerum Hill.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Townhouse Secret Subway Exit

This innocent-looking townhome is actually a subway exit.
New York, New York

Alice in Wonderland Statue

This whimsical group of statues is a favorite of children who love to climb all over Lewis Carroll's beloved characters.
Lisbon, Portugal

Calouste Gulbenkian Museum

One man's remarkable private collection of art from around the world.
New York, New York

Poster House Museum

The first museum in the United States dedicated entirely to posters.
San Francisco, California

The Walt Disney Family Museum

Inside this museum, the history of the Walt Disney Family empire is on full display.
Brooklyn, New York

Steinberg Sculpture Garden

A beautiful collection of architectural ornaments rescued from demolished New York City buildings.
Bronx, New York

Woodlawn Cemetery

The end of the 4 Line is also the end of the line for 300,000 souls in one of NYC's most illustrious cemeteries.
New York, New York

The 'Goodnight Moon' House (Cobble Court)

Hidden behind a gate in Greenwich Village is a little farmhouse that once served as the writing studio of a bestselling author.
Malmö, Sweden

Malmo Möllestenen (The Malmo Millstone)

This millstone commemorates a gruesome tale that may have been the source of the city's name.
Washington, D.C.

Roman Legionnaire Modesty Shields

Railroad officials in the early 1900s sought to spare travelers the sight of Roman soldiers’ private parts.
New York, New York

The Evolution Store

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

Site of the Dongan Oak

The site of a fallen tree that protected Americans from British forces during the American Revolution.
Brooklyn, New York

Cleft Ridge Span

This elaborate tunnel is the first structure composed of cast concrete in the United States.
Brooklyn, New York

Grave of John Matthews: The Soda Fountain King

Final resting place of the immigrant who brought artificial seltzer water to America.
Brooklyn, New York

Charles Feltman's Tomb

The inventor of the Coney Island hot dog rests in a grand mausoleum in Brooklyn.
Paris, France

The Bouquinistes of Paris

The tradition of open-air secondhand and antiquarian bookselling in Paris dates back to the Renaissance.
Savannah, Georgia

Grave of Gracie Watson

More than a century after her death, Little Gracie Watson remains one of Savannah's most often-visited residents.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Savings Bank Subway Branch

Before online banking and smartphone apps, there was "commuter banking" in the subway in Downtown Brooklyn.