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Queens, New York

Fort Totten

Read between the lines of the subway map to find the hidden abandoned Civil War fort.
Sands Point, New York

Sands Point Preserve

The former estate of the Guggenheims, part of the opulent Gold Coast that inspired the Great Gatsby.
Syosset, New York

Ruins of King Zog's Estate

An abandoned Gold Coast-era mansion once intended for the exiled ruler of Albania, who never arrived.
Staten Island, New York

Historic Richmond Town

A town trapped in time - 1958 to be exact.
Richmond, California

Richmond Shipyards

Where a staggering 747 ships were constructed during World War II.
San Francisco, California

Bourn Mansion

A brooding mansion of clinker brick stands out among the Victorian houses of Pacific Heights.
San Francisco, California

McElroy Octagon House

One of few lasting examples of the brief octagon craze that developed into folly.
San Francisco, California

Tobin House

Half of a house.
San Francisco, California

Westin St. Francis Hotel

Only hotel where you can legally launder money.
San Francisco, California

450 Sutter Street

Nestled in the heart of San Francisco’s bustling Financial District stands a unique homage to the Mayan and Beaux Arts.
San Francisco, California

Spreckels Mansion

27-room home built with the fortune of a sugar magnate.
New York, New York

The Peace Fountain at Cathedral of St. John the Divine

A curious fountain that has no water and includes Satan, a crab, and 9 giraffes.
Chicago, Illinois

The Violet Hour

A speakeasy takes on Chicago's drinking culture.
New York, New York

President Ulysses S. Grant's Tomb

Visit the monolithic tomb of America's most famous general.
New York, New York

Bennett Park

The highest point on the island known for buildings that touch the sky.
New York, New York

Church of the Intercession

A Manhattan Episcopal church with an eerie underground crypt.
Washington, D.C.

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Largest Roman Catholic church in North America.
Washington, D.C.

The Adams Memorial

A haunting tribute to pioneering photographer Clover Adams.
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.
Washington, D.C.

The Exorcist Stairs

Site of the climactic scene from The Exorcist.
Laramie, Wyoming

Lincoln Highway Monument

The high point on the 16th president's eponymous roadway is marked by a massive version of his head.
Dublin, Ireland

Oddities of Christ Church Cathedral

The mummified heart of a saint beats in the basement - or did, until someone took it.
Dublin, Ireland

Relics of Saint Valentine at the Whitefriar Street Church

The remains of one of the many St. Valentines resides in Dublin, Ireland.
Dublin, Ireland

Marsh's Library

The oldest public library in Ireland.