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Wyoming, Michigan

Grand Rapids Gypsum Mines

These sprawling mines once served as a source of plaster and today serve as a storage facility.
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Wave Field

These grassy undulations on a stretch of University of Michigan campus aren't bad landscaping, they're art.
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Maynard Street Parking Garage Signs

Its floors are marked by colorful cues depicting Michigan's native fauna.
Owosso, Michigan

Curwood Castle

The writing studio of an American adventure author, built in the style of a medieval castle.
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Matthaei Botanical Gardens

These gardens recreate unique and endangered Michigan habitats.
Traverse City, Michigan

World's Largest Cherry Pie Tin

An enormous roadside pan tells the story of a battle for pie glory.
Bath Township, Michigan

Bath School Massacre Memorial

A park and memorial dedicated to the victims of the deadliest school massacre in American history.
Detroit, Michigan

McNamara Terminal Light Tunnel

Inside the Wayne County airport is an amazing collection of lights and sounds.
Frankenmuth, Michigan

Bronner's Christmas Wonderland

World's largest Christmas store.
Traverse City, Michigan

Traverse City State Hospital

Former self-sufficient mental institution now a planned community.
Detroit, Michigan

Grand Trunk Pub

The grandiose interior of this bar speaks to its past as home to famous jewelers and railway offices.
Saint Joseph, Michigan

House of David Museum

This museum remembers an apocalyptic cult that became more famous for baseball than religious radicalism.
Detroit, Michigan

Detroit Masonic Temple

The world’s largest Masonic temple was saved by the White Stripes.
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Graffiti Alley - Ann Arbor

An ever-evolving wall of graffiti art off East Liberty Street.
Detroit, Michigan

Michigan Theatre

Opulent downtown movie theater now houses cars as an indoor parking garage.
Detroit, Michigan

Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry

These enduring murals depicting a distinctly Marxist tribute to capitalism could not even be defeated by McCarthyism.
Detroit, Michigan

Motown Museum

Berry Gordy Jr.'s old home was the original headquarters of Motown Record Corporation.
Detroit, Michigan

Heidelberg Project

One man's attempt to create an artistic wonder on a run-down block in Detroit.
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Ann Arbor’s Fairy Doors

The city is full of whimsical portals to another world.
Hamtramck, Michigan

Hamtramck Disneyland

A wacky two-story folk-art assemblage of carved and found objects, with lights, motion, and sound now in need of financial support.
Hell, Michigan

Hell, Michigan

Hell on Earth is actually a small town in Michigan where anyone can be mayor for a day.
Cleveland, Ohio

Buckland Museum of Witchcraft and Magick

A collection of Witchcraft artifacts and occult paraphernalia started by the leader of the Long Island Coven.
South Lyon, Michigan

Witch's Hat Depot

This 19th-century former train station’s unusual roof shape earned it a rather witchy name.
Detroit, Michigan

Trumbullplex

Detroit housing collective working to create an "environment for revolutionary change."