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Chicago, Illinois

Puerto Rican Flag Sculptures

Huge abstract sculptures of the Puerto Rican Flag.
41.9030, -87.6870
Seattle, Washington

Blue Moon Tavern

This popular bar has been blurring the line between normal and edgy for more than 75 years.
47.6615, -122.3199
Seattle, Washington

Fremont Troll

A giant Troll lurks under a Seattle bridge overpass.
47.6510, -122.3473
The top of the Space Needle exemplifies Googie architecture. (Wikimedia Commons)
Seattle, Washington

Space Needle

Iconic symbol of the Pacific Northwest.
47.6201, -122.3484
New York, New York

Toynbee Tiles

Interpret cryptic messages in the NY sidewalk.
40.7439, -73.9923
New York, New York

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

Burn a bit of New York history into your memory.
40.7301, -73.9954
Interior stained glass window
New York, New York

Jefferson Market Library

Named the fifth most beautiful building in America in 1885, this former courthouse boasts the best view in the Village.
40.7346, -73.9991
Swirling keys on Mortillaro's shop. (acetonic/Flickr)
New York, New York

Greenwich Locksmith

Phil Mortillaro uses keys to bring art back to the Village.
40.7315, -74.0042
Hess' Triangle
New York, New York

Hess' Triangle

New York City's smallest piece of private property.
40.7335, -74.0031
New York, New York

The White Horse Tavern

Great place to have a drink and a bite to eat in an atmosphere laden with New York's Bohemian past.
40.7357, -74.0062
Los Angeles, California

Declaration Sculpture

60 feet of towering steel balances gracefully.
33.9865, -118.4745
Los Angeles, California

Venice of America Canals

After starting as a whimsical tourist attraction that eventually found its way to ruin, these renovated canals offer a lush and exotic locale on the Pacific Coast.
33.9858, -118.4676
Los Angeles, California

Ballerina Clown

A three-story, three-dimensional hobo clown in a tutu welcomes CVS shoppers.
33.9962, -118.4780
Naming this building was easy
Los Angeles, California

Binocular Building

In a city filled with Frank Gehry buildings, one stands alone as one of his weirder works.
33.9955, -118.4767
The park draws a fairly different group than the ones hanging out over at Muscle Beach
Los Angeles, California

International Chess Park

This well-traveled chess park offers scenic views of the pacific and a colorful, eclectic clientele.
33.9960, -118.4817
Photo by Anhie Nguyen
Santa Monica, California

Jadis

Legendary prop shop filled with one man's collection of scientific curiosities.
34.0010, -118.4824
Santa Monica, California

California Heritage Museum

The diverse and sometimes odd cultural heritage of the Golden State is collected, examined, and displayed in this proud museum.
34.0021, -118.4837
Nautical-themed signs hang outside this colorful restaurant
Santa Monica, California

The Galley

Santa Monica's oldest restaurant, decorated with set pieces from the Mutiny on the Bounty.
34.0034, -118.4850
Santa Monica, California

Pacific Park Solar Ferris Wheel

A second generation sun-powered marvel lights up the night.
34.0083, -118.4978
The sign. Simple.
Santa Monica, California

Route 66: End of the Trail

A sign at the end of the Santa Monica Pier marks the end of the legendary American highway, symbolizing that this road only ended when the sea stood in its way.
34.0094, -118.4973
Santa Monica, California

Farnam House

On a quiet suburban street stands a peculiarly decorated house covered in mosaic designs.
34.0374, -118.4791
Santa Monica, California

Santa Monica Camera Obscura

An offbeat angle on the ocean viewed through an antiquated lens.
34.0128, -118.4970
Santa Monica, California

Georgian Hotel

One of the first skyscrapers in Santa Monica, and a famous getaway for the Hollywood elite of then and now.
34.0137, -118.4974
Santa Monica, California

Frank Gehry Residence

Perhaps the most unique of any Frank Gehry design for one simple reason: Gehry himself actually lives here.
34.0352, -118.4848