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Angoulême, France

Angoulême Cathedral

This Cathedral has spiritual roots in pre-Christian France, both in location and architecture.

Angoulême, France

Musée d’Angoulême

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?

Angoulême, France

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.

Puymoyen, France

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."

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Severance Hall

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.

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Gartner Auditorium

A grand organ's renovated concert space is housed in an unexpected institution.

Bokeelia, Florida, United States

Historic Fishing Shacks

These humble seafaring shacks are all that's left of a once booming fishing industry.

Fort Myers, Florida, United States

Burroughs Home & Gardens

A mansion that hosted a cast of characters that were the envy of all Ft. Myers.

Sanibel Island, Florida, United States

Sanibel Island

Many of the island’s hotels even offer special sinks in guest rooms for the purpose of washing new additions to collections. 

Tokyo, Japan

Meiji Jingu

A shrine where the living venerate the spiritual world through sake offerings.

New York, New York, United States

American Museum of Natural History

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.

Daytona Beach, Florida, United States

Daytona International Speedway

If Daytona was going to be the world capital for competitive speed, it was going to need a precise timer.

Rochester, New York, United States

George Eastman Museum

He not only invented roll film, his coined slogan told the success story simply and pointedly, ‘You push the button, we do the rest.’

Killyleagh, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Killyleagh Castle

Ireland’s oldest castle—and among the most ancient, still-inhabited castles in the world.

Brooklyn, New York, United States

Floyd Bennet Field

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.

Turin, Italy

Musy Padre e Figli

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.

New York, New York, United States

Minetta Tavern

Established in the years following Prohibition, the Tavern quickly became a hotspot to enjoy a spirit in public, along with a dash of camaraderie.

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Brooklyn, New York, United States

Peter Luger Steak House

The beloved New York steakhouse has stood in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood for over a century.

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New York, New York, United States

Sushi Noz

An Omakase-style restaurant, meaning patrons don’t presume to order but rather they “entrust” the chef to offer the finest culinary experience.

New York, New York, United States

Sant Ambroeus

In 1936, two pastry chefs joined forces to open a café just steps from Teatro La Scala, the legendary opera house.

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New York, New York, United States

Katz’s Delicatessen

As New York City’s oldest active original Jewish deli, Katz’s is an unquestioned institution of both culinary and cultural influence.

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New York, New York, United States

Nom Wah Tea Parlor

Opened in 1920, it is the oldest continuously running restaurant in Chinatown.

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Brooklyn, New York, United States

Brooklyn Bridge

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.

Washington DC, United States

Hillwood Estate

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.

Washington DC, United States

The Renwick Gallery

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.

Washington DC, United States

Larz Anderson House

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.

Washington DC, United States

Union Station

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.

New York, New York, United States

Tiny’s & The Bar Upstairs

Welcome to Tiny’s - a three-story landmark townhouse dating back to the 1800s that today houses a family run restaurant & bar.

Washington DC, Washington DC, United States

Lincoln Theatre

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.

Washington DC, Washington DC, United States

Frederick Douglass Memorial Hall

This campus building at Howard University was built in honor of abolitionist Frederick Douglass and designed by prominent African American architect Albert Cassell.

Lewes, Delaware, United States

Dogfish Inn

Opened in 2014, Dogfish teamed up with Studio Tack in Brooklyn, N.Y., and Lighthouse Construction in Magnolia to design and renovate the property.

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, United States

Dolles Candyland

For nearly 100 years, Dolles Candyland continues to operate using the same recipes for taffy, caramel, chocolate & brittle.

Milton, Delaware, United States

Futuro House

This did not come from space, it came from Finland!

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.

Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo Taxi

Tokyo's taxi cabs still have a unique feature installed to impress foreigners who visited the city for the 1964 Olympics.

Tokyo, Japan

Japan Railways

East Japan Railway Company operates the world's busiest train system, with 6.6 million passengers every day.

Tokyo, Japan

Kabuki-za Theatre

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.

New York, New York, USA

Gramercy Typewriter Co.

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.

Vienna, Austria

Kunsthistorisches Museum

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.

Tokyo, Japan

Shinkansen

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.

Como, Lake Como, Italy

Navigazione Lago di Como

Lake Como's highly efficient ferry system provides service to the many small towns that dot the coastline.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

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.

Tokyo, Japan

Yama No Yu Sento

This Japanese onsen features a traditional bathhouse painting by artist Kiyoto Maruyama.

Kyoto, Japan

ICC Kyoto

This conference center was built from a design selected during Japan's first-ever public design contest.

Cleveland, Ohio, USA

The Arcade

Built in 1890, this remarkable Arcade is known as the first indoor shopping mall in the United States.

Vienna, Austria

Vienna State Opera

Austrians took pride in this opera house. After a bombing in 1945, the building was reconstructed, and performances were broadcast on national television.

Vienna, Austria

Albertina Museum

Museum housing the most important print rooms in the world with approximately 65,000 drawings and approximately 1 million old master prints.

Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Malley’s Chocolates

Each 88-foot silo holds roughly 100,000 pounds of its respective raw ingredient.

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