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Mrs Mallard and her entire brood.
Boston, Massachusetts

Make Way for Ducklings Statue

Mrs. Mallard and her brood are a beloved fixture in Boston Public Garden.
42.3555, -71.0698
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall

A former waterfront market is now in the center of town due to some interesting Boston engineering.
42.3600, -71.0562
Steve's Authentic Key Lime Pie
Brooklyn, New York

Steve's Authentic Key Lime Pies

“Invented in Key West, Perfected in Brooklyn."
40.6776, -74.0184
Schwartz's
Montreal, Canada

Schwartz's

A Montreal deli that was so beloved that it was allowed to circumvent their laws of language.
45.5162, -73.5777
Museum of Sex
New York, New York

Museum of Sex

A semi-scholarly approach to sex.
40.7442, -73.9877
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.
40.7392, -74.0083
The monument on Memorial Day.
Washington, D.C.

D.C. War Memorial

An overlooked memorial honoring the local Washington residents who died in World War I.
38.8876, -77.0435
The Throne
Washington, D.C.

The Throne of the Third Heaven of the Nations' Millennium General Assembly

Light bulbs, scrap wood, and tinfoil comprise this homemade throne of the gods.
38.8980, -77.0230
National Building Museum
Washington, D.C.

National Building Museum

Fittingly, America's museum of architecture is itself a magnificently designed old building.
38.8978, -77.0175
Fort DeRussy
Washington, D.C.

Fort DeRussy

A Civil War fort in the middle of Washington, D.C. has been swallowed by a forest.
38.9634, -77.0506
Aerial view of a "safety flared" intersection
Arlington, Virginia

George Washington Memorial Parkway

This isn't your average roadway—it's actually a National Park and a transportation pioneer.
38.8438, -77.0491
The Rosslyn Metro escalator. (Steven Cohen/Atlas Obscura)
Arlington, Virginia

Rosslyn Metro Escalator

At 207 feet, one of the world's longest continuous escalators.
38.8959, -77.0715
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Conflict Kitchen

A take-out restaurant that only serves cuisine from countries with which the United States is in conflict.
40.4429, -79.9532