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Ashland st. Entrance at Walsh Park.
Chicago, Illinois

The 606 aka Bloomingdale Trail

The 606 is a decade in the making.
41.9142, -87.6676
Tin Man at Oz Park.
Chicago, Illinois

Oz Park

This Oz-themed public park had a wonderful impact on the surrounding neighborhood.
41.9209, -87.6457
Crown Fountain
Chicago, Illinois

Crown Fountain

The twin towers in this Chicago fountain use 50 foot tall video screens to spit on people.
41.8816, -87.6242
Rock N Roll McDonald's and Museum
Chicago, Illinois

Rock N Roll McDonald's and Museum

The palatial McDonald's that inspired Wesley Willis.
41.8925, -87.6313
Friedrichstraße station in Berlin.
Berlin, Germany

Berlin-Friedrichstrasse Railway Station

Cold war icon and onetime "hole" in the iron curtain.
52.5203, 13.3869
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
50.0870, 14.4208
Los Angeles, California

The Happy Foot/Sad Foot Sign

A cult following celebrates the legend that belies this curious podiatrists' office sign which has worked its way into song, literature, animation, and the visual arts.
34.0809, -118.2707
Los Angeles, California

Linda Vista Hospital

A hospital closed seemingly in the middle of operations, leaving behind fodder for horror films and ghost hunters.
34.0382, -118.2172
The Prague Metronome slicing through summer skies. (Macskafaraok/Flickr)
Prague, Czechia

Prague Metronome

Steadily reminding Czechia of its past.
50.0947, 14.4160
The Lennon Wall.
Prague, Czechia

Lennon Wall

Despite attempts by local police to discourage it, Beatles-inspired graffiti has been a means for artists to air grievances for decades.
50.0863, 14.4068
Museu Oscar Niemeyer at night. (Felipe Vieira/Flickr)
Curitiba, Brazil

Museu Oscar Niemeyer

Museum precariously perched on a massive yellow pillar.
-25.4116, -49.2658
Niterói Contemporary Art Museum
Niterói, Brazil

Niterói Contemporary Art Museum

An art museum with an eclectic design and a scandalous past.
-22.9079, -43.1258
The entry to the gardens. (jeffbelmonte/Flickr)
Curitiba, Brazil

Curitiba Botanical Gardens

Solitary monument dedicated to the beauty of nature.
-25.4417, -49.2389
The Royal Portuguese Cabinet of Reading
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The Royal Portuguese Cabinet of Reading

This stunning Brazilian library contains the largest collection of Portuguese texts outside of Portugal itself.
-22.9055, -43.1821
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Escadaria Selarón Mosaic Steps

A 125-meter long "tribute to the Brazilian people."
-22.9153, -43.1792
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Parque Lage

Beautiful public park off the beaten path and away from tourists.
-22.9612, -43.2132