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Brooklyn, New York

Red Hook Grain Terminal

The most unloved grain elevator in Brooklyn was a “Magnificent Mistake.”
Brooklyn, New York

Erie Basin

Compensation for the destruction of a historic shipyard.
Brooklyn, New York

Red Hook Play Center

Red Hook's massive public pool, built by Robert Moses.
Brooklyn, New York

Red Hook Graving Docks

Once home to the country's most gargantuan ships, this graving dock now waits for people to buy furniture.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Old Trolley Cars

Four cars from the old system were once on display, but were removed in 2014.
Brooklyn, New York

Red Hook Community Farm

A community farm in the midst of the Brooklyn concrete.
Brooklyn, New York

Red Hook Ball Fields Food Vendors

This micro-industry of Latino cuisine along Red Hook's Ball Fields represents a victory in a food fight with the city.
Brooklyn, New York

The Red Hook Stores

A strip of modern stores in historic buildings.
Brooklyn, New York

The Lehigh Barge and the Waterfront Museum Showboat Barge

Lehigh Valley barge No. 79 still gets tugged along - but now it houses a museum and unusual performances.
Brooklyn, New York

Steve's Authentic Key Lime Pies

“Invented in Key West, Perfected in Brooklyn."
Brooklyn, New York

Sunny's Bar

Once a popular watering hole among longshoremen and shipyard workers, this neighborhood treasure spans more than 100 years of Red Hook history.
Brooklyn, New York

Van Brunt Stillhouse

Micro-distillery in Brooklyn produces New York’s first homemade rum since Prohibition.
Brooklyn, New York

Fort Defiance

The humble fort that saved Washington.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Clay Retort and Fire Bricks Works Storehouse

The factory that helped produce a dominant form of lighting before Thomas Edison.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Red Hook

A cruise terminal that changes the atmosphere of Red Hook's industrial waterfront.
Brooklyn, New York

Pioneer Works

An unconventional space for art and science housed in a massive old warehouse.
Abiquiu, New Mexico

Ghost Ranch

Its history includes dinosaur fossils, cattle rustlers, Georgia O'Keeffe, and a mythical giant rattlesnake named Vivaron.
Brooklyn, New York

First Maryland Regiment Mass Grave

The mass grave of a heroic Revolutionary War regiment sits below an empty lot near the Gowanus Canal.
Rome, Italy

'Il Babuino' ('The Baboon')

Romans decided this 16th-century "talking statue" was so ugly, they named it after a primate.
Ypres, Belgium

In Flanders Fields Museum

This memorial museum chronicles the apocalyptic destruction of the First World War.
Paris, France

Paris Space Invaders

The video game-themed street art first popped up in the French city.
San Francisco, California

Bourn Mansion

A brooding mansion of clinker brick stands out among the Victorian houses of Pacific Heights.
San Francisco, California

Tobin House

Half of a house.
San Francisco, California

The Last Standard Oil Company Gas Station in California

Chevron maintains one “Standard” brand station per state so it doesn’t lose the trademark.