Signs

Signs point the way. Or sometimes not. These signs are all a bit... extra.

Torrey, Utah, United States

The Flute Shop

This motel is famed for handmade Native American-inspired wooden flutes sold in its gift shop.

Ketchum, Idaho, United States

Pioneer Saloon

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. 

London, United Kingdom

The Mildmay Club

One of the last "Working Men's Clubs" in London, Mildmay is a testament to Community and belonging.

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Esquire Theater

This historic theater was almost turned into a fast food chain.

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.

Como, Colorado, United States

Como Depot

Likely took its name from a large group Italian immigrants who named the Depot after Como, Italy.

Reefton, New Zealand

Reefton Courthouse

Quartz deposits often foretell the nearby presence of gold, as was the case here.

Adelaide, Australia

Dun & Bradstreet Building

Dun & Bradstreet have moved on from this particular outpost—but the facade still bears their fine script.

Sydney, Australia

North Sydney Olympic Pool

At the time of its debut, this brick entryway welcomed guests to “the wonder pool of Australasia”.

Dalat, Vietnam

Dalat Train Station

Passengers ride in vintage-style train cars drawn by a steam engine and disembark at the old station, restored to its former glory with stained glass and the arched ceilings of yesteryear.

Masada National Park, Israel

Camel Crossing

Camels in this UNESCO world heritage site are ridden almost exclusively by tourists seeking the romance of a bygone era.

Valletta, Malta

The Economical Shoe Store

One of the many charming shops in a town full of delightful nooks and niche destinations that reward you for exploring on foot.

Florence, Italy

Fotoautomatica

Two euros and a bit of patience get you the traditional strip of four black-and-white photographs.

New York, New York, United States

161 Duane Street

PSA: This building has *NOTHING* to do with our friends at Whalebone Magazine.

Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Elphin Sports Center

Table tennis is played at the highest levels of global sporting competition—at the Olympics, Commonwealth Games, and Paralympics.

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Congress Plaza Hotel

This 19th-century Hotel is home to 871 rooms -- and countless ghosts who roam its halls.

Cape May County, New Jersey, United States

Wildwood

Bill Haley and the Comets launched the hit single “Rock Around the Clock” from the stage of the Wildwood’s Hof Brau Hotel.

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.

Kecskemét, Hungary

Kecskemét Railway Station

Located equidistant from two larger cities, Budapest (in the northwest) and Szeged (in the southeast), allowing for an easy commute in either direction.

Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavík Old Harbour

For those desiring a close-up view, boat tours depart daily from Reykjavík’s Old Harbour.

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.

Toronto, Canada

Leuty Lifeguard Station

Built in 1920, the Leuty Lifeguard Station found on Toronto’s waterfront beckons to a bygone era of beachgoing.

Mason, Texas, United States

Odeon Theater

Opened in 1928, the Odeon is the longest continually operating movie theater in west Texas - all thanks to the community that helped keep its streak alive.

Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

KiMo Theater

Designed in the Pueblo Deco style, the KiMo Theater was built to pay tribute to Native American tribes in New Mexico.

Charleston, South Carolina, United States

The American Theater

The American theater opened in 1942 and was designed by architect August E. Constantine, a Greek immigrant who designed many of Charleston's buildings during the 40s and 50s.

Athens, Ohio, United States

Athena Cinema

One of the oldest movie theaters in America, the Athena Cinema opened in 1915 and has been continuously showing films ever since.

Paris, France

Gentilly Station

One of 257 stations on the Réseau Express Régional rail, the Gentilly Station is located in one of three small departments that surround Paris, known as Petite Couronne.

Newark, New Jersey, United States

AirTrain

While this monorail has only been in operation for 24 years, it serves America's oldest airfield, the Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR).

Kerhonkson, New York, United States

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.

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