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Pasadena, California

The Parsonage

The site of the house Jack Parsons made famous both in life and death.
Los Angeles, California

Capitol Records Building Morse Code

The blinking light atop the iconic landmark has been sending secret messages for decades.
Los Angeles, California

Korean Bell of Friendship

This symbol of peace is appropriately positioned overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
Los Angeles, California

Cilantro Mexican Grill

A classically trained chef makes beloved burritos inside a gas station.
Chicago, Illinois

World Artifacts on the Tribune Tower Walls

Fragments of architectural wonders from around the globe are embedded in the newspaper building's walls.
Chicago, Illinois

Crown Fountain

The twin towers in this Chicago fountain use 50 foot tall video screens to spit on people.
Chicago, Illinois

Wooden Block Alley

All of Chicago's wood-paved streets are long gone but two alleys remain.
Chicago, Illinois

Aircraft Carriers of Navy Pier

Chicago's Navy Pier on Lake Michigan was a training hub for aircraft carrier pilots during WWII.
Pasadena, California

The Raymond Theater

From silent movie theater to rock &roll palace and beyond.
Pasadena, California

Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden

A rare surviving example of a pre-WWII Japanese garden, restored after years of neglect.
Pasadena, California

Coolhaus Ice Cream

Making Ice Cream Hip Since 2008.
Pasadena, California

Fenyes Mansion

A repository of Pasadena history.
Pasadena, California

Pasadena Lawn Bowling Club

A commonwealth favorite in the heart of Pasadena.
Pasadena, California

Thomas Paine Society

Political debates in a fabulous Pasadena castle.
Pasadena, California

The Castle Green

Where the rich wintered in Pasadena.
Pasadena, California

Pasadena's Busch Gardens

Southern California’s Theme Park Beginnings.
Altadena, California

Cobb Estate

This California estate was either haunted by ghosts or the Marx brothers.
Pasadena, California

Foothill Blvd. Milestone

Pasadena’s Stonehenge.
Pasadena, California

The Bubble House

An Airy Would-Be Solution to a Housing Shortage.
Pasadena, California

California Cactus Center

A nursery specializing in strange and beautiful succulents and cacti.
Pasadena, California

The Old YWCA Building

A landmark for a trailblazer for female architects and the designer of one of the most famous and opulent buildings in California.
Kansas City, Missouri

Country Club Plaza

The first car-centric shopping plaza in the U.S. brought a little bit of Spain to downtown Kansas City.
Kansas City, Missouri

World's Largest Shuttlecocks

Four 18-foot-tall badminton shuttlecocks lie scattered about the lawn of a Kansas City museum.
Kansas City, Missouri

The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

The world's largest collection of fine-scale miniatures and one the nation's largest collections of antique toys.