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Paris, France

Paris Point Zero

The very center of Paris is surrounded by a bevy of strange good luck rituals.
Paris, France

Père Lachaise Cemetery

France's most famous cemetery, with some of its most curious tombs.
Miami, Florida

Miami Jai-Alai

The timeworn "Yankee Stadium" of the fastest game in the world isn't going anywhere.
Miami, Florida

Miami City Cemetery

Neglected resting place of some of the city's early luminaries—and a woman encased in concrete.
Key Biscayne, Florida

Crandon Park Zoo Ruins

It turns out that a hurricane-prone beach is probably not the best place to house wild animals.
Key Biscayne, Florida

Cape Florida Lighthouse

Located within a historic park, the beacon is the oldest standing structure in Miami.
Miami, Florida

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

Former villa and estate of James Deering developed to preserve native tropical forests.
Opa-locka, Florida

Opa-Locka City Hall

America's only city hall with minarets took architectural cues from Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves.
Miami, Florida

The Kampong

This beautiful Miami garden was designed as a laboratory for tropical plants.
Key Biscayne, Florida

Stiltsville

Community of collapsing homes more than a mile out from the Florida coast.
Miami, Florida

Miami Circle

A perfect circle of twenty-four mysterious holes dates back to prehistoric time.
Miami, Florida

Monkey Jungle

Where monkeys run wild and the humans are caged.
Coral Gables, Florida

Venetian Pool

The only swimming pool listed on the National Register of Historic Places is emptied and refilled each day with naturally filtered water.
Key Biscayne, Florida

Neptune Memorial Reef

An underwater city for the dead.
North Miami Beach, Florida

The Cloisters of the Ancient Spanish Monastery

St Bernard de Clairvaux Episcopal Church, better known as one of the oldest European buildings in the Western Hemisphere.
Key Biscayne, Florida

Miami Marine Stadium

An abandoned water sports stadium that has become a haven for graffiti and decay.
Buffalo, New York

Silo City

Buffalo's abandoned concrete grain elevators are getting a second life.
East Aurora, New York

Roycroft Campus

This former hub for crafty philosophers was founded by a writer who died aboard the infamous RMS Lusitania.
Buffalo, New York

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site

This restored house is like a time capsule of the president's unconventional inauguration.
Buffalo, New York

Blocher Memorial

An elaborate memorial to a man local legend says died of a broken heart.
Buffalo, New York

Guaranty Building

A 19th-century architectural wonder designed by the "father of the skyscraper."
Buffalo, New York

The Darwin D. Martin House

One of Frank Lloyd Wright's greatest—and favorite—architectural masterpieces was almost lost.
Buffalo, New York

Buffalo City Hall

The seat of Buffalo government is a gorgeous Art Deco palace.
Buffalo, New York

The Relic Collection at St. John Gualbert's Church

This sprawling collection of saintly relics includes such fascinations as wood from the Cross of Jesus and threads from Mary's veil.