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Maison de Serge Gainsbourg
Paris, France

Maison de Serge Gainsbourg

The former home of France's controversial pop maestro is almost completely covered in ever-changing tributes and graffiti.
48.8572, 2.3317
Le Passe-Muraille
Paris, France

Le Passe-Muraille

This surreal statue brings a famous French novel about a supernatural cad to arresting life.
48.8875, 2.3381
Montmartre cemetery
Paris, France

Montmartre Cemetery

A horde of stray cats rule in this secluded Parisian cemetery under a bridge.
48.8859, 2.3319
Delmonico's Pompeii Columns
New York, New York

Delmonico's Pompeii Columns

Possible relics of the ancient Roman city are hidden in this restaurant's façade.
40.7051, -74.0101
Carrie Furnaces
Braddock, Pennsylvania

Carrie Furnaces

These disused steel furnaces are now haunting ruins that may one day be a national park.
40.4133, -79.8901
The Fence
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The Fence

Once the most painted on object in the world, this short campus fence is well on its way to being so again.
40.4422, -79.9435
The wishbones of departed soldiers.
New York, New York

The Wishbones of McSorley's Old Ale House

Touching mementoes from those who didn't make it back from World War I still hang in one of New York's oldest bars.
40.7288, -73.9897
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
Fraunces Tavern
New York, New York

Fraunces Tavern

This Wall Street bar was once a hub of revolutionary activity where Washington famously bid farewell to his troops.
40.7034, -74.0114
Original wall decorations.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn's Forgotten Gage & Tollner Restaurant

The unaltered remnants of a high society eatery still adorn this Brooklyn costume jewelry shop.
40.6913, -73.9879
Original elevators
Brooklyn, New York

The Remains of Abraham & Straus Department Store

The gilded vestiges of a sterling department store can still be found in a Brooklyn shopping center.
40.6904, -73.9862
Bricked up entrance to Clinton Hall detail.
New York, New York

The Forgotten Entrance to Clinton Hall

Hidden in one of New York's oldest subway stations is the final remnant of the site of the bizarre Shakespeare Riots.
40.7298, -73.9914
View of Masstransiscope
Brooklyn, New York

Masstransiscope

Subway Zoetrope.
40.6899, -73.9809
The Old New York and New Jersey Telephone Company Building
Brooklyn, New York

The New York and New Jersey Telephone Company Building

As telephones become more essential and less stylish one historic Brooklyn building remembers the days when they were a grand celebration of communication.
40.6925, -73.9861
The Abandoned Rockaway Beach Branch of the Long Island Railroad
Queens, New York

The Abandoned Rockaway Beach Branch of the Long Island Railroad

A once crucial portion of the Long Island railroad still lays abandoned, waiting to be turned into an urban park.
40.7192, -73.8613
The Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn
Brooklyn, New York

The Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn

While it now takes more than a dime to open an account this historic Brooklyn bank still displays the opulence of the gilded age in which it was built.
40.6902, -73.9825
Redemption Rock
Princeton, Massachusetts

Redemption Rock

This massive boulder is inscribed with the story of a sensational hostage negotiation dating back to Colonial times.
42.5067, -71.8697
Entering the vault!
New York, New York

Trinity Place Bank Vault Bar

This lower Manhattan bar is set up in an old bank vault that rests beneath a skyscraper that hides even more historic splendor.
40.7089, -74.0114
Number One, Broadway
New York, New York

Number One, Broadway

Currently housing a corporate bank branch this building at the southern tip of Manhattan was once the gateway to luxury vacationing.
40.7049, -74.0145