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Stern Plate of the USS Enterprise
River Vale, New Jersey

Stern Plate of the USS Enterprise

The only remaining piece of hull of the most decorated US ship of WWII is this giant name plate.
41.0079, -74.0106
Jersey City, New Jersey

Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal

Hidden in plain sight on the Hudson River is an abandoned train station where nature has taken over.
40.7070, -74.0350
One of the formidable Harris Batteries.
Queens, New York

Fort Tilden

This abandoned seaside fortress is now simply an imposing ruin being taken back by nature.
40.5632, -73.8833
Plane in Hangar B
Brooklyn, New York

Floyd Bennett Field

Home of aviation trailblazers.
40.5819, -73.8913
The Grand Court and Organ
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Wanamaker Building

The first American department store, and home to the largest operating musical instrument in the world.
39.9514, -75.1621
Cemetery in 2015
New Orleans, Louisiana

Saint Louis Cemetery No. 1

The oldest cemetery in New Orleans, resting peacefully for over 200 years now.
29.9594, -90.0714
Hotel Vertigo
San Francisco, California

Hotel Vertigo

A historic hotel that made a cameo in Hitchcock's classic film has no intention of letting guests forget its fame.
37.7884, -122.4159
New York, New York

Chinatown's Bloody Angle

Avoid gangster interaction while window-shopping.
40.7144, -73.9981
Gravestone at Trinity Churchyard.
New York, New York

Trinity Churchyard

This cemetery has graves dating back to the 17th century, including the city's oldest carved tombstone and an ominous cryptogram.
40.7083, -74.0128
The jungle surrounding the cenote.
Tulum, Mexico

Angelita Cenote

A flooded Mexican cave that hides a river beneath the water.
20.2119, -87.4658
Detroit, Michigan

Giant Boxing Arm of Joe Louis

Controversial tribute to the heavyweight champion boxer who grew up in Detroit.
42.3287, -83.0445
Blackbeard's Castle
Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands

Blackbeard's Castle

Rumored to be the famed pirate's lookout tower, this historic stone structure is now just watching for tourists.
18.3438, -64.9297
Limestone formations, 24 million years in the making (Flickr/alexpgp)
West Bay, Cayman Islands

Hell, Grand Cayman

Send a postcard while vacationing with Satan.
19.3791, -81.4068
George Town: beautiful and serene
George Town, Cayman Islands

George Town

The capital of the Cayman Islands is a center of offshore banking, but gets battered by blistering hurricanes.
19.2868, -81.3721
(Flickr/meckert75)
Simpson Bay, Saint Martin

Maho Beach

Commercial airplanes land mere feet over the heads of sunbathing beachgoers on this tiny island.
18.0401, -63.1209
Exterior of the Old New Synagogue.
Prague, Czechia

Old New Synagogue

Synagogue built from the stones of Solomon's temple contains the golem of Prague.
50.0901, 14.4186
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
50.0870, 14.4208
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Battery Tunnel

The longest continuous underwater road in North America was built at the insistence of Franklin Roosevelt.
40.6810, -74.0058
New York, New York

Kenka

Make a tough dinner decision: Octopus wasabi roulette or bull penis?
40.7290, -73.9885
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
New York, New York

Campbell Apartment

A very classy 1920s-era bar right in Grand Central Station.
40.7526, -73.9778
A piece of Europe in the heart of Manhattan
New York, New York

Pomander Walk

Peek through the gates at this oasis from the city, full of Old English charm.
40.7943, -73.9731
Power lines running through the Meadowlands.
Carlstadt, New Jersey

The Meadowlands

Infamous marsh filled with toxic waste, WWII-era London, and dead mobsters galore.
40.8267, -74.0721
Moundsville, West Virginia

New Vrindaban Palace of Gold

Despite its lavish ornamentation, and wholesome lifestyle of its devotees, this mountain commune has faced its share of issues.
39.9668, -80.6067