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New Orleans, Louisiana

Tomb of the Unknown Slave

Made of giant chains and hung with shackles, this iron cross honors those unknowns who perished under American slavery.
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Faerie Playhouse

A pink cottage covered in hearts served as a haven and a resting place for LGBTQ activists.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Labyrinth at Audubon Park

The stone labyrinth in this New Orleans city park was laid to symbolize healing in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Musical Legends Park

A small park on Bourbon Street features life-size bronze statues of New Orleans musicians.
New Orleans, Louisiana

General Laundry Building

It's clear this abandoned Art Deco gem was no ordinary cleaners.
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Music Tree

A hurricane-stricken oak tree has been reborn as a beautiful chainsaw artwork.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Faulkner House Books

Shop for books in the New Orleans house where William Faulkner once lived.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Holt Cemetery

A haunting, yet lovingly hand-hewn potters' field full of graves that flood with each heavy rain.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Ignatius J. Reilly Statue

This New Orleans statue of a portly figure in a goofy hat pays homage to a classic of satirical literature.
New Orleans, Louisiana

BMike's Studio Be

An abandoned warehouse turned art sanctuary in New Orleans.
New Orleans, Louisiana

La Belle Nouvelle Orleans Antiques

This unique shop is full of memento mori art, antique medical equipment, secret society paraphernalia, and historical relics.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Dooky Chase's Restaurant

Parts of the civil rights movement unfolded in this historic eatery, helmed by the "Queen of Creole Cuisine."
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Gates of Guinee

According to one local tradition, the entrance to the Voodoo underworld can be found in New Orleans through seven gates scattered throughout the city's French Quarter.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Napoleon House

A 200-year-old building in the French Quarter that was to be Napoleon's home in the New World.
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Sazerac Bar

This bar named after the world's first mixed cocktail was home to one of New Orleans' most notorious politicians.
New Orleans, Louisiana

F. Scott Fitzgerald's Boarding House

A house of courtship where the Jazz Age's most storied lovers got their start.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Civil Defense Control Center

An abandoned underground bunker not far from downtown New Orleans.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Doullut Steamboat Houses

A prime example of New Orleans' unique architecture these early 20th century homes were built to look like steamboats.
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Singing Oak

This New Orleans tree is filled with hidden chimes that produce a carefully tuned melody.
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Eiffel Tower of New Orleans

A little piece of Paris in the sultry south of the U.S.
New Orleans, Louisiana

National World War II Museum

Formerly known as National D-Day Museum, this collection commemorates the battle of Normandy and WWII.
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Oldest Fire Hydrant in New Orleans

This Birdsill Holly fire hydrant is the remnant of a very different type of hydration innovation.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Edgar Degas House

The only home of the famous French impressionist painter open to the public is now a museum and bed and breakfast.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Old Spanish Fort

Before becoming a public park, this spot was a shell midden, a fort, and an amusement park.