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Touro Cemetery gates.
Newport, Rhode Island

Touro Cemetery

The second oldest Jewish graveyard in the U.S. is tiny, with connections to George Washington and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
41.4876, -71.3095
Toynbee tile at 2nd St and 2nd Ave in New York City, 2012.
New York, New York

Toynbee Tiles

Cryptic messages embedded in the New York City sidewalk.
40.7439, -73.9923
The Show Folks Shoe Shop Building
New York, New York

The Show Folks Shoe Shop Building

Amidst the nightmare marketing blitz of modern Times Square is an elegant holdover from its showbiz glory days.
40.7586, -73.9848
A Wicked booth
New York, New York

Broadway Flea Market

An annual extravaganza of Broadway theater memorabilia.
40.7578, -73.9872
Blue Mustang
Denver, Colorado

Blue Mustang

The Denver airport is guarded by a 32-foot-tall sculpture of a demonic horse.
39.8342, -104.6759
Do the Right Thing Way
Brooklyn, New York

Do the Right Thing Way

Spike Lee's provocative film is officially honored right where it was made, the first time a work of art was used as a secondary street name.
40.6893, -73.9333
Vanderbilt Tennis Club
New York, New York

Vanderbilt Tennis Club

The famous facade of Grand Central Terminal hides a regulation tennis court, and it's not the first one.
40.7526, -73.9775
New York, New York

Grand Central Terminal Whispering Gallery

Whisper secrets in a busy station only to be heard on the other side of this acoustic arch.
40.7527, -73.9772
Grimy, smokey patch left behind after cleaning
New York, New York

Grand Central Ceiling Dark Patch

A dark patch of the ceiling at Grand Central Terminal which was not restored is still stained brown by tobacco.
40.7528, -73.9772
Greenacre Park
New York, New York

Greenacre Park

Read a book next to a Midtown waterfall.
40.7561, -73.9693
The most famous subway grate in the world.
New York, New York

Marilyn Monroe's Subway Grate

This unmarked and unloved Manhattan subway grate created one of the most iconic images in American cinema.
40.7577, -73.9715
Ape Canyon
Cougar, Washington

Ape Canyon

This scenic gorge is named after one of the most famous Bigfoot attacks in pseudohistory.
46.1968, -122.1287
Looking over the gorge and Columbia River
Corbett, Oregon

Vista House at Crown Point

This extravagant Art Nouveau rest stop features a million-dollar view of the Columbia River.
45.5396, -122.2443
Skamania, Washington

The Ape Cave

The longest continuous lava tube in the continental U.S. offers 2.5 miles of dark explorations for the adventurous.
46.0858, -122.0069
Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Sniff the Titan Arum's rotting flesh.
40.6687, -73.9647
Brooklyn, New York

Weeksville Heritage Museum

Discover some of Brooklyn's 19th century roots.
40.6746, -73.9259
Neon sign at the Green Mill
Chicago, Illinois

Green Mill Jazz Club

A century-old hotspot for jazz, frequented by everyone from Charlie Chaplin to Al Capone.
41.9692, -87.6599
Des Moines, Iowa

Fong's Pizza

A popular pizza place that chose not to replace the original tenant's Chinese restaurant decor.
41.5816, -93.6243
Pappajohn Sculpture Park
Des Moines, Iowa

Pappajohn Sculpture Park

Millions of dollars worth of sculpture decorate this Iowa city center.
41.5853, -93.6346
Homestead, Florida

Ed Leedskalnin's Coral Castle

A mysterious castle built as a monument to lost love.
25.5005, -80.4446
Sunrise at the Queens panorama
Queens, New York

Panorama of the City of New York

A 9,335 square foot architectural model of the entire city.
40.7459, -73.8467
Opa-locka City Hall.
Opa-locka, Florida

Opa-Locka City Hall

America's only city hall with minarets took architectural cues from Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves.
25.9059, -80.2533
Johannesburg South, South Africa

Ponte Tower

Tallest residential building in Africa is an unsettling Brutalist monolith.
-26.2737, 28.0591
A courthouse preserved by Indiana Landmarks
Indianapolis, Indiana

Indiana Landmarks Center

The largest historic preservation organization in the United States.
39.7833, -86.1489