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Washington, D.C.

The Exorcist Stairs

The site of the climactic scene from the classic horror film is now a historic landmark.
Washington, D.C.

Arizona Avenue Trestle

The span is crooked and made from two older recycled bridges.
Brooklyn, New York

Masstransiscope

A modern zoetrope on the New York City subway.
New York, New York

Giant Needle and Button

There must be a pun in this haystack somewhere...
New York, New York

Union Square Metronome

The most confusing clock in New York.
New York, New York

Sylvan Terrace

A discreet little stairway on St. Nicholas Avenue leads to a quaint and unexpected cobblestone street of 19th century wooden rowhouses.
New York, New York

Macy's Wooden Escalators

A bit of retro transportation flair preserved in the world's largest department store.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Sniff the Titan Arum's rotting flesh.
New York, New York

The Morris-Jumel Mansion

The oldest house in Manhattan is now a museum that remembers the home's sordid history of scandals, vice-presidents, and ghosts.
New York, New York

High Bridge

The oldest surviving bridge in New York City, which reopened to pedestrians in 2015.
New York, New York

Tom's Restaurant

The "Seinfeld" diner.
Paris, France

Fountain of Innocents

A 16th-century fountain marks the site of a lost medieval cemetery once filled with mass graves.
Paris, France

Centre Pompidou

An "inside out" building in the historical center of Paris, featuring Europe’s largest modern art museum.
Paris, France

Flame of Liberty

This life-size replica of the Statue of Liberty's flame is also a tribute to Princess Diana by default.
Paris, France

Bibliothèque nationale de France (National Library of France)

This massive library holds what was once largest book collection in the world.
New York, New York

Roosevelt Island Tramway

One of only two commuter aerial tramways in the United States.