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Round guitar disaplay
Rochester, New York

House of Guitars

The largest guitar store in the world has been visited by some of music's all-time greats passing through upstate New York.
43.2102, -77.5991
Detail of the Tiffany-designed elevators. Economical cast iron, not bronze!
New York, New York

The Woolworth Building

Once the tallest building in the world and the site of "the highest dinner ever held in New York" holds the most expensive penthouse in the city.
40.7125, -74.0083
A helicopter landing on the roof of the Pan Am building (now Met Life building), 1966.
New York, New York

Site of the Pan Am Helipad

This Manhattan skyscraper is a reminder of the brief but glorious age of urban air taxis.
40.7533, -73.9765
Detail of Wanamaker Organ.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Wanamaker Grand Court Organ

The sounds of the world's largest fully functioning pipe organ dazzle shoppers at a Philadelphia Macy's.
39.9519, -75.1618
View of 33 Thomas Street from the adjacent streets at the intersection of Church & Worth.
New York, New York

Long Lines Building, 33 Thomas Street

An uber-secure, windowless tower of doom in the center of Manhattan is an NSA spyscraper.
40.7164, -74.0061
Rothenburg od T: Ratstrinkstube Clock Tower
Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

Ratstrinkstube Clock Tower

At the strike of each hour the doors open to reenact the legend of the heroic mayor who saved his town by drinking a gallon of wine.
49.3775, 10.1787
Behold!
New York, New York

New York Federal Gold Vault

More gold than anywhere else ever.
40.7085, -74.0086
Hill Cumorah
Palmyra, New York

Hill Cumorah

Golden plates containing what would become the Book of Mormon were believed to be buried on this New York hillside.
43.0069, -77.2259
Medieval Clock at Salisbury Cathedral. (Wikimedia Commons)
Salisbury, England

Medieval Clock at Salisbury Cathedral

Oldest working mechanical clock in the world.
51.0661, -1.7975
Chichen Itza, Mexico

El Caracol - The Observatory of Chichen Itza

No telescopes, no power, no gift shop—one of the world's oldest observatories takes astronomy back to basics.
20.6802, -88.5707
Alexander Hamilton Death Rock
Weehawken, New Jersey

Weehawken Dueling Grounds

The boulder on which Alexander Hamilton laid his head as he died can still be visited on the New Jersey coast.
40.7708, -74.0168
Niagara Falls, New York

Niagara Tesla Monument in New York

One of many reminders of Tesla's scientific contributions overlooks the falls which inspired him.
43.0820, -79.0712