There are many miles of underground tunnels that have been long forgotten in the Big Apple - many of which continue to be a constant source of mystery and myth making.
London, United Kingdom
Sir John Soane’s Museum
Sir John Soane was attempting to collect everything during his lifetime - paintings, sculptures, even sarcophagi. By the end of his life, Parliament had no other choice but to turn his collection into a museum.
Unique architectural styles pepper this Philadelphia neighborhood, including what was once the home of Horace Jayne.
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Southport Savings Bank
When choosing a location for their new home, Southport Savings Bank decided to keep an eye on their competition, by moving in right across the street.
Anteo Palazzo del Cinema
From Neorealism to Giallo, the arthouse film is celebrated at this multipurpose theater and gathering space dedicated to cinema.
Val di Funes, South Tyrol, Italy
San Giovanni Church
This church is known for its quiet beauty and remote location, while its patron saint is known for keeping quiet.
Oratorio del Rosario di Santa Cita
For years, the works of a master artist were known to only those who could enter this important prayer room.
The Arts House
This arts building was built as a private residence, and yet spent the last 200 years as a governmental building.
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil
Owned by a major financial institution, many of the works here are actually priceless.
La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain
Though the active volcano on this Spanish Island might give you pause, the sights, wines, and beaches are like as Siren's call.
Columbus, Ohio, United States
This theater has made a name for itself playing movies that won't get played anywhere else, and even teamed up with a local brewery for a Wes Anderson themed beer.
Santa Barbara, California, United States
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Saint Barbara is the patron saint of those who face danger and architects, which is a good thing for the Old Mission in Santa Barbara, California which has been under the control of three countries and has experienced several devastating earthquakes.
Hawley, Pennsylvania, United States
The Ritz Company Playhouse
This theater rose from the ashes of a nearby fire, and was put into overtime by another, but itself was saved from closure by a band of theater loving locals.
Lostine, Oregon, United States
M. Crow General Store
If you're looking for something specific like pizza or a pair of jeans, the M. Crow General Store might be your best bet.
Praia da Vitória, Azores, Portugal
The Império da Caridade
In order to stave off disaster, many believers on Terceira Island in the Azores go on elaborate processions just as their ancestors did eight centuries ago.
Miami, Florida, United States
Gold Coast Train Museum
This museum has Air Force One's earthbound predecessor, the Ferdinand Magellan, and fortunately it is on rails since it's had to move from Miami to Fort Lauderdale and back.
Det Gule Palæ
Holds the honor of being the first building of this style in the city.
Carlisle, United Kingdom
The Pools opened in 1909 with the finest tile work - which would become its saving grace.
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Not only did it survive the Great Depression, the Hanna would go on to become the preeminent theater in the region.AWA Visted Here
What Schwetzingen lacks for in size, it more than makes up for in amenities.
Chicago, Illinois, United States
The Chicago Theatre
Nicknamed the Wonder Theatre of the World.
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
James Blake House
Built in 1661 by - you guessed it - James Blake.
Kapelle St. Peter
This perfectly picturesque chapel was once the place to go to cure any number of diseases.
Rochester, Vermont, United States
Apple Hill Farm
Ezekiel was known for his “if we can grow it, we’ll grow it” attitude.AWA Visted Here
Would you believe the longest concrete railway bridge in Scotland was built by a man named “Concrete Bob”?AWA Visted Here
Fort William, Scotland
The Nevis Range Mountain Gondola
Following in the footsteps of your heroes is never easy, but if your hero is Sir Hugh Munro you’ve got a tough mountain to climb to reach your goal.AWA Visted Here
Before you know it, you’ve lost your clan’s castle in a drunken bet.AWA Visted Here
In the sleepy village of Nymindegab, the 200+ permanent residents still utilize relics of this industry: Esehusene.
This Cathedral has spiritual roots in pre-Christian France, both in location and architecture.AWA Visted Here
Twenty-four centuries later, one precious item is the premier item in the Musée d’Angoulême. But is it the real relic or just a replica?AWA Visted Here
Angoulême Town Hall
When besieged by Vikings, it was fit to become a castle; when inspired with the republican spirit, it's become a space for public debate and local government.AWA Visted Here
Lycée de l’Image et du Son d’Angoulême (LISA)
Now known as the Ville de l’Image, or City of the Image, it is home to a high school that specializes in visual and audiovisual communication.AWA Visted Here
Moulin du Verger
"If there's a right way to make a piece of paper, it's the way that they've been doing it for 500 years at the water-powered mill."AWA Visted Here
Portland, Oregon, United States
The Portland Building
The Portland Building both referenced and parodied classical style.
Los Angeles, California, United States
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
In the course of the past century, the arena has easily earned its place in the history books as “The Greatest Stadium in the World.”
Spring Hill Baths
This heritage-listed swimming pool in Brisbane is one of Australia's oldest pools still in use today.
New York, New York, United States
NYC Subway MTA
The only subway system in the world that operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Karlsplatz Stadtbahn Station
This Otto Wagner-designed former station of the Viennese Stadtbahn was saved from demolition by public outcry.