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Bronx, New York

Villa Charlotte Brontë

Built in the 1920s, this co-op in the Bronx feels more like an Italian villa than a typical New York apartment building.
Bloomfield, New Jersey

Holsten's Brookdale Confectionery

This old-fashioned candy shop, ice cream parlor, and diner served as the setting for one of TV's most controversial series finales.
Budapest, Hungary

Mátyás Fountain

A triumphant marble and bronze fountain depicting a 15th-century Hungarian king and his hunting party.
New York, New York

The 'Ghostbusters' Firehouse

Try not to get slimed in Tribeca.
Paris, France

'Jeune Éléphant pris au Piège' ('Young Elephant Caught in a Trap')

This emotive sculpture was originally created for the 1878 World's Fair.
Paris, France

Flame of Liberty

This life-size replica of the Statue of Liberty's flame is also a tribute to Princess Diana by default.
Queens, New York

TWA Flight Center at JFK Airport

This futuristic airport terminal was abandoned for decades before reopening as a hotel—with a vintage plane of its own parked out back.
Jarash, Jordan

Gerald Lankester Harding's Burial Place

The 20th-century archaeologist was interred among the ruins of an ancient Roman city.
Jerash, Jordan

The Ruins of Jerash

Gladiators battle and chariots race daily in the ruins of a once-great Roman city.
Amman, Jordan

The Duke's Diwan

One man's labor of love, Amman's oldest home has become a timecapsule with its doors permanently open to artists and guests.
Amman, Jordan

Umayyad Palace

This restored eighth-century palace is a shining example of ancient Umayyad architecture.
Munich, Germany

Wolfsbrunnen

Oddly enough, a pair of Wolfs funded the construction of this Little Red Riding Hood sculpture.
New York, New York

Tammany Hall

The notorious headquarters of a corrupt political machine.
New York, New York

The Former Offices of McKim, Mead and White

The one-time office of the architectural firm that ushered in the Gilded Age is now a Club Monaco.
New York, New York

The Statue of Roscoe Conkling

A 19th-century politician who died after walking home in a blizzard is honored with this Manhattan statue.
Dobbs Ferry, New York

Old Croton Aqueduct Trail

This once-grand marvel of engineering is now 41 miles of scenic hiking trail.
Dobbs Ferry, New York

St. Cabrini Novitiate

This dilapidated castle-like structure overlooks the Hudson River at one of its widest points and was once home to nuns.
Jekyll Island, Georgia

DuBignon Cemetery

A modest walled graveyard where nobody is actually buried.
New York, New York

Pier 54: The Titanic's Arrival Destination

A dilapidated dock tells the story of Titanic's missed arrival.
New York, New York

The Remnants of Manhattan's Thirteenth Avenue

Manhattan's Thirteenth Avenue was made on landfill then deliberately destroyed — apart from one small, obscure block.
New York, New York

Bryant Park Bathroom

The fanciest public restroom in New York City boasts fresh flowers, art, and a classical music soundtrack.
Bronx, New York

Teitel Brothers

The mosaic Star of David at the front of this store hints that it's no ordinary Italian grocer.
Savannah, Georgia

Riverside Plant Hotel

A once-groundbreaking power plant turned into a hotel and mini-museum of archeological and geological wonders.
Pleasantville, New York

Glacial Erratic

This giant rock arrived at this quiet park thousands of years ago on the back of a massive glacier.