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Oakland, California

Dunsmuir-Hellman Historic Estate

Neoclassical Revival mansion and set of horror cult classic Phantasm.
Berkeley, California

Berkeley Tool Lending Library

Part of the Berkeley Public Library, this tool library lets you check out a shovel along with your Shakespeare.
Berkeley, California

BioFuel Oasis

Worker-owned cooperative and resource for those looking to lighten their ecological footprint.
Berkeley, California

Sather Tower

The century old tower at UC Berkeley is the third tallest bell and clock tower in the world, home to 61 bells and some fossils.
Berkeley, California

Free Speech Monument

This subtle Berkeley paving stone actually marks off a lawless tube of air that extends into space.
Berkeley, California

Berkeley Car House

A celebration of once forgotten materials.
Oakland, California

Cathedral Building

The Flatiron Building's storied West Coast cousin is a lot more into religion.
Atlanta, Georgia

Adalanta Desert

Beside some power panels, a plaque celebrates the history of an alternate world.
Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Rainbow Crosswalks

A colorful square marks the heart of the city's LGBTQ community.
Atlanta, Georgia

The Krog Street Tunnel

An underground magnet for ever-changing street art.
Essaouira, Morocco

Tide Pools of Essaouira

Vast stretch of tide-pools with a unique Moroccan charm.
Berkeley, California

Takara Sake Museum

The only museum of Sake in the United States is nestled in an unlikely California college town.
San Juan Opico, El Salvador

Joya de Ceren - The Pompeii of the New World

A Mayan village preserved for centuries in volcanic ash.
New York, New York

The Forgotten Entrance to Clinton Hall

Hidden in one of New York's oldest subway stations is the final remnant of the site of the bizarre Shakespeare Riots.
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.
Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Thailand

Wat Mahathat (Temple of the Great Relic)

The headquarters of the Mahanikai school of Buddhism, Thailand's largest monastic order,
Tokyo, Japan

Sengaku-Ji

This Buddhist temple is home to the graves of the Japanese national legends, the 47 Ronin.
Glen Ellen, California

The Wolf House - Jack London State Park

The haunting ruins of Jack London's dream house.
Inverness, California

Point Reyes Boat

This abandoned boat was left in place thanks to its rotting beauty.
Leggett, California

Chandelier Tree

This massive redwood tree has a hole in the base big enough to drive through.
Fort Bragg, California

Glass Beach

A trash dump made beautiful by nature's power.
San Francisco, California

Lotta's Fountain

San Francisco's oldest surviving monument and meeting place for 1906 survivors.
San Francisco, California

Leroy King Carousel

A still functioning vaudeville carousel that has operated for over a century boasts a colorful menagerie and past.
San Francisco, California

Maltese Falcon Alleyway

Alleyway plaque commemorating the death of a fictional character in The Maltese Falcon, not far from the author's home.