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Brooklyn, New York

Morbid Anatomy Museum

A museum devoted to bringing to light forgotten or neglected histories through exhibitions, education and public programming.
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Brooklyn, New York

Bushwick Inlet

Once a flowing stream and where the USS Monitor, the world's first ironclad, was built and launched.
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Do the Right Thing Way
Brooklyn, New York

Do the Right Thing Way

Spike Lee's provocative film is officially honored right where it was made, the first time a work of art was used as a secondary street name.
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Brooklyn, New York

Lipsius Cook House

This 19th century brick building in Brooklyn stands out like the anachronistic landmark that it is.
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The current building on Bedford Avenue. Photo:
Brooklyn, New York

Studebaker Building

This neo-Gothic former auto showroom is one of the few remaining reminders of Brooklyn's "Automobile Row."
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Wyckoff House. (Wikimedia Commons)
Brooklyn, New York

Wyckoff House

Oldest surviving example of a Dutch saltbox frame house in America.
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The view from the obelisk
Brooklyn, New York

Tomb of Secrets at Green-Wood Cemetery

A way to take your secrets to someone else's grave.
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Boardwalk Empire set
Brooklyn, New York

Boardwalk Empire Set

HBO series' stage tucked away in a Greenpoint lot is the largest theatrical set of its kind in the United States.
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Plane in Hangar B
Brooklyn, New York

Floyd Bennett Field

Home of aviation trailblazers.
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The interiors of the small museum
Brooklyn, New York

Coney Island Museum

An oasis of calm amid the chaos of the boardwalk, the museum traces the heritage of this beloved beachside amusement park.
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Brooklyn, New York

Grand Army Plaza

Step inside Brooklyn's hidden puppet library for a little fun... no strings attached!
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A boat being serviced using a dry dock. (amberjol/Flickr)
Brooklyn, New York

The Brooklyn Navy Yard

A decommissioned military complex that's now a modern industrial park.
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Overlooking New York Harbor.
Brooklyn, New York

Green-Wood Cemetery

A Victorian cemetery in the heart of Brooklyn remains a popular mecca of morbid curiosity.
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Brooklyn, New York

Deno's Wonder Wheel

One of the most enjoyable bits of history at Coney Island and “the most romantic ride in the world.”
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Brooklyn, New York

Wyckoff Street Mosaic

Detailed facade of a brownstone in Boerum Hill.
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Brooklyn, New York

House of Yes

A band of aerialists and circus performers putting on incredible shows in East Williamsburg.
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The outside of The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Superhero Supply Store

The one-stop shop for all of your superhero (or evil arch-nemesis) needs.
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The fish bikes across Lewis Park pond.
University City, Missouri

Fish on a Bicycle

University City's quirkiest resident lives in a park named after its first.
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The World's Largest Amoco Sign
St. Louis, Missouri

World's Largest Amoco Sign

This titanic oil company sign is a reminder of the Americana boom of the 70's and also its commoditization.
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New York, New York

Evolution Nature Store

A terrific purveyor of natural history objects and curios.
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Sitting beneath the Singing Oak.
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Singing Oak

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

Mardi Gras World

This float factory takes the mask off of Mardi Gras and lets visitors see where the magic happens.
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The Cats of Jackson Square
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Cats of Jackson Square

By day this New Orleans square is for pedestrians, but by night it is a kingdom of kittens.
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New Orleans, Louisiana


Storyville was New Orleans' historic red light district and hotbed of jazz music, sometimes referred to simply as "The District."
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