Seattle, Washington, United States
An Art Deco hotel with a rooftop view of the mountains.AWA Visted Here
An Art Deco hotel with a rooftop view of the mountains.AWA Visted Here
The first theater in the US with a convertible audience space.AWA Visted Here
Today, we’ll tell you the tale of how a post office became the battleground in a town’s fight for its very existence in the United States' earliest days.
This bar is housed in a historic 19th century bakery.AWA Visted Here
Welcome to Dogfish Head point, home to beer, lobster, and lobster beer.AWA Visted Here
A surfing company who's grains have found their way into hops.AWA Visted Here
A complete Victorian home, preserved on accident.AWA Visted Here
A former Keeper of this lighthouse is the only person to be awarded both the Medal of Honor and the Gold Lifesaving Medal–America’s highest military and civilian decorations.AWA Visted Here
Now known for its margaritas as well as displaying one of the author’s hunting rifles, one could assume Hemingway today would be more than happy to continue hanging out at the establishment—especially for its infamy as an illegal gambling den in the bar’s early history.
Located all around the world. Founded by a group of 17 enterprising women from the Sun Valley area, the Community Library holds a unique chapter in the region’s history.
In 1936, this Idahoan valley traded sheep for ski enthusiasts--and has never looked back.
Like the best compositions, this conservatory's story began with the humility of a single note, then built and built until something truly beautiful was born…
When people think of Scotland, pristine, long, sandy beaches are probably not top of mind. The people of Girvan, however, would like a word.
The oldest golf course in the world was almost dumped for archery.
Some houses have bricks, others have stones... this house has a cannonball.
An ice cream shop that serves up the royal treatment.
A downtown theater resurrected by a determined group of individuals.AWA Visted Here
With a history-centric design, the hotel reflects the culture and tradition of its town.
Owing its name to two Queens, this hall is located in one of the oldest colleges at Cambridge University.
Welcome to Cambridge University’s Parker Library, the crown jewel of historical artifacts in a place that was founded just a few years before the Magna Carta was signed.
A fire couldn't damage the allure of Oxford's iconic hotel.
This college is virtually unchanged since its opening in 1438, whispering centuries of stories to its visitors. The most famous tale of all? A Duck on Parade.
A new hotel named after the Mother of Fort Collins...or is it Auntie?
Once the world's highest suspension bridge. Don't look down.
Discover the mountain treasures of Idaho Springs, the birthplace of the Colorado Gold Rush and home of the first commercialized hot springs in America.
A painting removed for a routine cleaning disappeared for decades.
Step into this historic palace for the arts and discover a success story for the ages, starring one of the most incredible women in American history.
The small, rugged town of Grand Junction was once no more than a pit stop along the train route between Denver and Salt Lake City. Then came the Avalon.
This photogenic tower is the headquarters of one of the world's most famous camera brands, and fought to continue to be Rochester's tallest tower.
The "Bing Crosby of Japan" knew how to play a tune--and the stock market.
Built in 1921 as a movie house that can only be described as palatial.
Students are encouraged to seek inspiration often hidden in plain sight - or rather as seen through a super-microscope.
While Jazz Age socialites flocked to this iconic hotel--some guests couldn't wait to fly away!
From sultry romances to path-paving protagonists - the shelves of this 200-year-old library have no shortage of stories to share.
Most of the tales we hear about America’s early days are led by protagonists named Franklin, Madison, or Adams… but not this time.
Not only did it survive the Great Depression, the Hanna would go on to become the preeminent theater in the region.
All dogs go to heaven--but we get a Dog Chapel.
Ezekiel was known for his “if we can grow it, we’ll grow it” attitude.
The national museum where one can find marvelous machinations, Dolly the cloned sheep....and possibly a Hoodwink?
Would you believe the longest concrete railway bridge in Scotland was built by a man named “Concrete Bob”?
A Victorian eccentric, John Kibble crafted many things, but this house of flora and fauna appears to be his most lasting legacy.
The oldest tailor in Scotland is a marvelous shop of mystery and master-crafted bespoke suits.
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.
Step inside a mystical palace designed with an "unusual" botanical spirit in mind.
This Philadelphia museum is the oldest in the United States, and home to a prestigious art school for gifted, aspiring artists eager to hone their craft.
Before you know it, you’ve lost your clan’s castle in a drunken bet.
This Cathedral has spiritual roots in pre-Christian France, both in location and architecture.
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?
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.
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.
"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."
A building grand enough to receive the Japanese emperor on his visits to the capital.
Be sure to leave your bananas inside the feeding hut.
Due to the gilded facades and immense grandeur of the space, it’s easy to miss parts of the hall that at one time made it unique.
An artifact of the "City Beautiful"movement, this courtroom can only be described as "royale."
A grand organ's renovated concert space is housed in an unexpected institution.
Despite the sci-fi sounding name, this lightship is a rare homage to how ships are protected in deep or onerous terrain where it is difficult to construct lighthouses.
These humble seafaring shacks are all that's left of a once booming fishing industry.
A small island where one can place a dollar on the wall and eat a "Cheeseburger in Paradise"
A mansion that hosted a cast of characters that were the envy of all Ft. Myers.
A theater with both a living and phantom ensemble.
Many of the island’s hotels even offer special sinks in guest rooms for the purpose of washing new additions to collections.
A shrine where the living venerate the spiritual world through sake offerings.
That spirit of exploration is shared by museum goers, as they’re invited to observe 45 permanent exhibition halls—including one dedicated to the extraordinary achievements of intrepid polar explorer.
If Daytona was going to be the world capital for competitive speed, it was going to need a precise timer.
David Webb found his muse by frequenting the Met.
He not only invented roll film, his coined slogan told the success story simply and pointedly, ‘You push the button, we do the rest.’
Ireland’s oldest castle—and among the most ancient, still-inhabited castles in the world.
When Lindbergh returned from his heroic flight, he immediately set out to design the Hour Angle wristwatch and found a willing partner for its manufacture in Longines.
The tiara, which has remained with the family for over 150 years, is believed to have been created by Musy Padre e Figli – Court Jeweller of Turin, and one of the oldest goldsmiths in Europe.
Established in the years following Prohibition, the Tavern quickly became a hotspot to enjoy a spirit in public, along with a dash of camaraderie.AWA Visted Here
The beloved New York steakhouse has stood in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood for over a century.AWA Visted Here
An Omakase-style restaurant, meaning patrons don’t presume to order but rather they “entrust” the chef to offer the finest culinary experience.
In 1936, two pastry chefs joined forces to open a café just steps from Teatro La Scala, the legendary opera house.AWA Visted Here
As New York City’s oldest active original Jewish deli, Katz’s is an unquestioned institution of both culinary and cultural influence.AWA Visted Here
Opened in 1920, it is the oldest continuously running restaurant in Chinatown.AWA Visted Here
With gothic arches that rise “like majestic cathedral windows,” the structure not only symbolized the era’s optimism, but stood as a work of art in its own right.
A mid-1950s Estate belonging to the heir of an American cereal empire showcases a lifestyle of 18th century European décor while also providing a space for the occasional philanthropic party…or two.
Became the first museum intentionally designed for art to "encourage American genius," and so was dubbed the "American Louvre" to establish Washington as the cultural center of the nation.
Once described as a “Florentine villa in the midst of American independence,” this turn-of-the-20th century aristocratic mansion was built in a European state of mind with its dominating English and Italian influences.
The 96-foot high Main Hall coffered ceiling is an example of an interior indebted to Burnham’s signature neoclassical design as its gold leaf trim reflects the natural light entering from the large Diocletian windows.
During the 14th century, the Bubonic Plague led to the founding of Corpus Christi College.
This Georgian-style theatre sits at the base of what once was the news hub of Scotland---and carrier pigeons.
Welcome to Tiny’s - a three-story landmark townhouse dating back to the 1800s that today houses a family run restaurant & bar.
One of the oldest movie theaters in DC, the Lincoln Theatre hosted silent films, vaudeville acts, and legendary jazz performers before being transformed into a movie theater.
This campus building at Howard University was built in honor of abolitionist Frederick Douglass and designed by prominent African American architect Albert Cassell.
Opened in 2014, Dogfish teamed up with Studio Tack in Brooklyn, N.Y., and Lighthouse Construction in Magnolia to design and renovate the property.AWA Visted Here
For nearly 100 years, Dolles Candyland continues to operate using the same recipes for taffy, caramel, chocolate & brittle.
This did not come from space, it came from Finland!
The most unique structures in the entire town.
The National Museum of African American History and Culture underwent decades of development before it was passed as the first federally-owned African American museum in the U.S.
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.
This estate is the home of the famous Rosendale cement used in the construction of iconic U.S. monuments and landmarks.
Tokyo's taxi cabs still have a unique feature installed to impress foreigners who visited the city for the 1964 Olympics.
This historic train station in Seattle, Washington is built atop a giant rubber ring that renders the structure earthquake-proof.
“Public Puzzle: Abandon All Hope, Ye Who Begin.”
East Japan Railway Company operates the world's busiest train system, with 6.6 million passengers every day.
This theatre, evoking Baroque-Japanese revivalist style and pre-Edo period design, is devoted to the art of Kabuki, staging performances that can last an entire day.
While many people are just starting to use typewriters as a retro form of communication, this NYC-based company has been in the business for nearly a century.
The second oldest botanic garden in Britain, founded in 1670, houses an incredible 13,500 species of plants.
The "first" art catalogue and theft in Vienna's largest Art Museum. Two anecdotal tales of the Habsburg Empire's fascination with the Arts encapsulate the countless stories to be shared about Vienna's bedazzling institution.
This high-speed railway in Japan is known as the world's most efficient passenger railway - with no accidents, passenger fatalities or significant delays in over 50 years.
Lake Como's highly efficient ferry system provides service to the many small towns that dot the coastline.
This grand, Neo Gothic building housed thousands of portraits of Scots.
This Japanese onsen features a traditional bathhouse painting by artist Kiyoto Maruyama.
One of the most photographed lighthouses in the world, steeped in maritime history.
This conference center was built from a design selected during Japan's first-ever public design contest.
Built in 1890, this remarkable Arcade is known as the first indoor shopping mall in the United States.
Austrians took pride in this opera house. After a bombing in 1945, the building was reconstructed, and performances were broadcast on national television.
Museum housing the most important print rooms in the world with approximately 65,000 drawings and approximately 1 million old master prints.
This historic Scottish football stadium underwent major renovations following not just one, but two fatal disasters.
Multiple societies came together in the late 1800s to create the first free public library in Rhode Island, which later morphed into this magnificent structure.
Each 88-foot silo could contain ~100,000 pounds of its respective raw ingredient.
A one-night stay at the Stanley Hotel sparked the inspiration for Stephen King's The Shining.
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