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Tel Aviv, Israel

Snunits

These swallows set sail from the storied harbor of the ancient city of Jaffa, from which Tel Aviv has grown.

London, United Kingdom

Launderettes

The future of the British launderette is secure, due to a renewed passion for comforters—which simply don’t fit in domestic machines.

Herat, Afghanistan

Great Mosque of Herat

Both mosque and nation make evident Afghans’ resilience and determination to overcome challenges and rise again.

London, United Kingdom

Vickers Viscount

A turboprop airliner designed by Sir George Edwards, who oversaw the development of the supersonic 'Concorde'.

Oceanside, California, United States

Roberts Cottages

A seaside resort that contains 24 quaint pastel-colored cottages.

Thermopolis, Wyoming, United States

Hot Springs State Park

Wyoming's biggest hot spring has been enjoyed for over thousands of years.

Rajasthan, India

Samode Palace

Nearly 500 years of history embedded into its walls.

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Midtown Bowl

Not many can claim the title of "accidental bowling alley owners", but Aaron Goldman and Tim Schrager are among the rarified few.

Museum District, Singapore

Rendezvous Hotel

A beloved hotel built on one of Singapore's most popular rendezvous spots, the historic Hock Lock Lee Restaurant.

Los Angeles, California, United States

Orpheum Theater

The Orpheum Theater was the last theater added to the popular Orpheum vaudeville circuit.

Marrakesh, Morocco

Bahia Palace

The Grand Courtyard, now spare and empty, were not the type of galleries where fine art is on display, unless you considered that fine art on display to be a harem of concubines.

South Island, New Zealand

Lake Tekapo

During the summer, the waters of New Zealand’s Lake Tekapo turn a magical shade of blue thanks to fine particles of rock deposited from surrounding glaciers, which reflect the sun and lend the lake its glowing, almost neon, hue.

Berlin, Germany

Alexanderplatz Station

The meeting point for the crucial peaceful demonstration for political reforms against the government of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) that eventually led to tearing down the Berlin Wall.

Rajasthan, India

Rani Sati Temple

The Rani Sati Temple is dedicated to a historic figure who performed the Hindu practice of sati, or a widow's self-immolation on her deceased husband's funeral pyre.

Wilbur-by-the-Sea, Florida, United States

House on S Atlantic Avenue

This community on the Florida coast is one of only two in its county to not have any condos or hotels.

Toronto, Canada

Grand Hotel

Although it seems naturally lit, the swimming pool in Toronto's Grand Hotel is actually located in the basement.

Dublin, Texas, USA

Dublin Bottling Works

Established in 1891, this bottling factory in Texas was the first facility to produce Dr. Pepper.

Mason, Texas, USA

Odeon Theater

Opened in 1928, the Odeon is the longest continually operating movie theater in west Texas.

Normandy, France

Deauville

High society and horse culture meet in this exclusive French seaside region.

Phuket, Thailand

Phuket Beaches

Phuket was once on the major trading routes between India and China and is now a popular tourist renowned for its plethora of beautiful islands and beaches.

Wicklow, Ireland

Marine House

Built in 1842, the Marine House has served many functions including a hotel, army barracks, factory, orphanage, private home, and now is an educational institution.

Camacari, Brazil

Apcef Bahia

The Apcef Bahia is a non-profit sports and leisure organization that serves employees from Caixa Econômica Federal da Bahia, or the Federal Savings Bank of Bahia.

Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Registan

This public square of the ancient city of Samarkand is surrounded by three madrasas.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Philadelphia Museum of Art

The iconic steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art were designed by prominent African American architect Julian T. Abele in 1914.

Los Angeles, California, USA

Eastern Columbia Building

Built in 1930, this former department store headquarters is considered the finest type of Art Deco architecture in Los Angeles.

Kemi, Finland

Icebreaker Sampo

During its operation, Sampo cleared ice in the Gulf of Bothnia, the northernmost part of the Baltic Sea.

Kerhonkson, New York, USA

The Starlite Motel

This sixties style boutique motel from the Catskills of New York outfits each room with custom organic bath products and local artwork in a Miami art deco atmosphere.

Toledo, Spain

Antiguedades Linares

This antique shop in Toledo, Spain has been in operation for over a century, making it the oldest antique enterprise in the country.

Banff, Alberta, Canada

Banff Springs Hotel

This hotel with indoor pool was built in support of Canadian rail traffic which exploded in the late 19th century across the country.

Paris, France

Volontaires

This Pairs Metro station is named after Volunteers Street, created in the 19th century by a group of volunteer residents who transformed a cul-de-sac into a street alley.

Budapest, Hungary

Gellert Thermal Baths

Built between 1912 and 1918 in the Art Nouveau style, this bath complex is part of the famous Hotel Gellert in Budapest and is considered the "Palace of Baths".

Wroclaw, Poland

Wroclawskie Centrum Spa

The design of this 19th century recreational center in Poland was selected from 44 submissions during an architectural competition.

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