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New York City Marble Cemetery
New York, New York

New York Marble Cemetery

A hidden "place of interment for gentlemen."
40.7256, -73.9909
Los Angeles, California

Touch of Venice Mural

A black and white mural stands out from its psychedelic surroundings.
33.9962, -118.4689
Skyline graced with the profile of a Campanile
Berkeley, California

Sather Tower

The century old tower at UC Berkeley is the third tallest bell and clock tower in the world, home to 61 bells and some fossils.
37.8721, -122.2578
Morro Rock
Morro Bay, California

Morro Rock

A massive volcanic plug is now a protected area that hosts a number of bird species.
35.3695, -120.8675
Boutique below and legs above
San Francisco, California

Dangling Legs at the Piedmont Boutique

The giant pair of sexy legs sticking out the window of this costume store have become its main draw.
37.7703, -122.4463
The Joseph Boston Store, better known as Casa del Oro.
Monterey, California

Casa del Oro

The first safe in this California town had to hold all the gold.
36.6029, -121.8946
Pasadena, California

Colorado Street Bridge

A Masterpiece with a Tragic History.
34.1453, -118.1630
The World's Largest Thermometer
Baker, California

World's Largest Thermometer

This giant temperature attraction created some giant electric bills.
35.2660, -116.0733
Hans Christian Anderson Museum
Solvang, California

Hans Christian Andersen Museum

Honoring the famed folktale author, this California museum looks like it belongs in the Black Forest.
34.5958, -120.1388
Yosemite National Park, California

Indian Village of the Ahwahnee

A glimpse into the lives of the the Miwok and Paiute people in Yosemite National Park.
37.7486, -119.5881
Look familiar?
Yosemite National Park, California

The Ahwahnee Hotel

The interior of The Shining's Overlook Hotel was based on this Yosemite original.
37.7463, -119.5744
Sacramento, California

Sacramento Old City Cemetery

The capitol city's oldest existing cemetery.
38.5621, -121.5012
Hangar One
Mountain View, California

Hangar One

One of the largest free-standing structures ever built, this dirigible hangar is now simply a giant skeleton.
37.4129, -122.0539
The wind harp today.
Solvang, California

Solvang Wind Harp

California's oldest wind harp represents a historic piece of America's Danish history.
34.6003, -120.1404
The fictional Tanner's residence.
San Francisco, California

The "Full House" House

This private residence was the template for one of the most beloved television homes ever.
37.7863, -122.4420
Calico Ghost Town from an overlook
Yermo, California

Calico Ghost Town

A desert ghost town that was once home to over 500 silver mines, Calico lasted only 12 years of boom before it all went bust.
34.9475, -116.8639
Alameda spite house at Broadway & Crist St.
Alameda, California

Alameda Spite House

This (occupied) house is 10 feet wide and full of spite.
37.7619, -122.2401
The mysterious Dentzel goat
San Francisco, California

Golden Gate Park Vintage Carousel

This turn of the century masterpiece has a mysterious goaty interloper.
37.7679, -122.4580
The cemetery in 2014
San Francisco, California

San Francisco's Pet Cemetery

A monument to the love people have for their pets.
37.8026, -122.4674
San Diego Museum of Man
San Diego, California

San Diego Museum of Man

An extraordinarily ornate museum in San Diego holds wondrous anthropological treasures.
32.7314, -117.1517
Yoda Fountain
San Francisco, California

Yoda Fountain

There is no trying to fall in love with this Star Wars fountain, you just do or do not.
37.7989, -122.4505
The Point Lobos Marine Exchange Lookout Station seen from the access road
San Francisco, California

Land’s End Octagon House

The one-time watch house for incoming ships at the Golden Gate now stands abandoned and hidden in trees.
37.7827, -122.5101
San Francisco, California

Labyrinth at Land’s End

A winding path built in secret on the edge of the continent.
37.7880, -122.5058
View from the street
San Francisco, California

Defenestration

Furniture tries to escape an abandoned building in San Francisco.
37.7794, -122.4072