Octavia Bloodgood's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
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Dearborn, Michigan

Dymaxion House

The only surviving prototype for Buckminster Fuller's house of the future.
New York, New York

Unicorn Tapestries at the Cloisters

Mysterious 500-year-old tapestries depict a unicorn hunt.
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.
New York, New York

Chinatown's Bloody Angle

Avoid gangster interaction while window-shopping.
New York, New York

Roosevelt Island Lighthouse

A little lighthouse in New York City, surrounded by mysterious stories of insanity-driven construction.
New York, New York

Roosevelt Island Tramway

One of only two commuter aerial tramways in the United States.
Queens, New York

5 Pointz

A graffiti Mecca welcoming artists from around the world.
New York, New York

Roosevelt Island Smallpox Hospital Ruins

A crumbling hospital from the 1850s on Roosevelt Island.
Brooklyn, New York

Monsignor McGolrick Park

Once called Winthrop Park in 1889, home to a decidedly sexy tribute to the Monitor vs. Merrimac battle.
Brooklyn, New York

Meserole Theatre

Historic Greenpoint theater, turned roller disco, now housing a chain pharmacy store.
New York, New York

Nikola Tesla Street Corner

Commemorating the spot where the famous scientist fed his pigeons.
New York, New York

Giant Needle and Button

There must be a pun in this haystack somewhere...
Hatsukaichi, Japan

Itsukushima Shrine

Japanese national treasure originally built in 593 CE.
North Pole, Alaska

Santa Claus House

Trading post in North Pole where children send letters.
Sleepy Hollow, New York

The Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow

Oldest existing church in New York and the inspiration for Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."
Asbury Park, New Jersey

Asbury Park Casino and Carousel House

Vacant Beaux-Arts buildings that serve as reminders of a beach town’s glory days.
Bangor, Maine

Stephen King's House

The eccentric mansion of one the most popular horror authors of modern times.
Gold Hill, Oregon

Oregon Vortex

A tourist attraction founded around a slumping cabin.
Corbett, Oregon

Multnomah Falls

A roaring, awe-inspiring double cascade of icy water flows through woodland Oregon like something out of a Tolkien novel.
Portland, Oregon

Mill Ends Park

The world's smallest park was dedicated in 1948 as the only colony for leprechauns west of Ireland.
Austin, Texas

Congress Bridge Bats

Home to the largest urban bat colony in North America, estimated at 1.5 million bats.
Dearborn, Michigan

Edison's Last Breath at the Henry Ford Museum

Housed in the Henry Ford museum is a test tube said to hold Thomas Edison's last breath.
Detroit, Michigan

Michigan Central Station

A Beaux-Arts triumph set to become Ford's innovation campus
New Orleans, Louisiana

Saint Louis Cemetery No. 1

The oldest cemetery in New Orleans, resting peacefully for over 200 years now.