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New York, New York

The Daily News Building Globe

Spinning silently in the lobby of an Art Deco masterwork is a massive vintage model of the Earth.
New York, New York

The Last Remnants of the Polo Grounds

A crumbling staircase in upper Manhattan is all that remains of one of the most important sites in sports history.
Amherst, Massachusetts

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

Founded by the famed children's book artist, this museum spreads an appreciation of the arts through picture books.
New York, New York

Collyer Brothers Park

Harlem park dedicated to compulsive hoarders killed by their own junk.
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.
Bronx, New York

Van Cortlandt Park Monoliths

Small monoliths of several varieties of stone sit alongside a wooded path in the Bronx.
Newport, Rhode Island

Location of the First Gas Street Lamp

A single light illuminates one man's overshadowed contributions to street lamp history.
Newport, Rhode Island

Cornè House

The home of the artist credited with introducing the tomato to the American diet.
Newport, Rhode Island

The Bells

A crumbling stone stable and carriage house are all that remain of a manse that was once filled with Egyptian artifacts.
Newport, Rhode Island

Newport Tower

Mysterious stone tower featured in many alternative histories of the New World.
Providence, Rhode Island

'Untitled (Lamp/Bear)'

This blue behemoth of a bear is a colorful homage to Brown University's mascot.
Providence, Rhode Island

Fleur-De-Lys Studio

An architectural statement of artistic intent smack in the middle of Providence, Rhode Island's Colonial uniformity.
Providence, Rhode Island

Gun Totem

This 3,500 pound obelisk was constructed with more than 1,000 reclaimed guns.
Providence, Rhode Island

Crook Point Bascule Bridge

To avoid the demolition costs this abandoned drawbridge was simply left in the up position.
New York, New York

New York's Adam and Eve Sculptures

Two large-scale sculptures of Adam and Eve greet visitors in the nude at the Time Warner Center in NYC.
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.
New York, New York

Sidewalk Subway Map

Plot your trip through the city on the sidewalk.
New York, New York

Life Underground Sculptures

An artist's cute bronze subway sculptures belie his violent artistic past.
Jersey City, New Jersey

The Colgate Clock

On the Hudson resides one of the largest clocks in the world.
Jersey City, New Jersey

The Katyń Massacre Memorial

This evocative New Jersey statue.
New Haven, Connecticut

Cushing Brain Collection

A historic collection of diseased brains in a new, custom-built home.
New Haven, Connecticut

Louis' Lunch

While many places make the claim, the Library of Congress says this restaurant is the birthplace of the hamburger.
Hartford, Connecticut

Site of the First Public Payphone

An easy-to-miss plaque marks the building that first held this 19th-century telephone innovation.
Hartford, Connecticut

Ancient Burying Ground

The oldest place in Hartford is a cemetery with thousands of bodies stacked beneath the grass.