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The Top 7 Overlooked Historical Landmarks in New York City

Erik Seide | Posted 10.29.2014 | New York
Erik Seide

To most visitors and native New Yorkers, the city's past is told primarily through its modern icons like the Empire State Building or through its famous museums that focus more on world history than telling the tales of New York's past.

America's 7 Deadliest Landmarks

Thrillist | Posted 10.27.2014 | Travel
Thrillist

To find out how deadly each landmark is, we went all small data, crunching the numbers with a calculator to determine the total (and average) number of deaths at each site.

Amazing Facts About America's Most Famous Landmarks

The Active Times | Posted 09.02.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

As travelers, as adventurers, as Americans, when we have the chance to explore, we revel at the spectacular national monuments and landmarks that are ...

12 Tourist Attractions in Illinois

Madison Bondi | Posted 07.04.2014 | Chicago
Madison Bondi

Spring break may be over, but there's always time for a road trip with the kids. Why don't you add some fun to your family weekend and do some sightseeing without leaving the state!

The Biggest Travel Bummer Might Just Be...

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 04.19.2014 | Travel

If you've ever traveled far and long to see a famous monument, you know it's an exciting experience. But what happens when you arrive at that renowned...

Five Landmarks That May Not Stand The Test Of Time

Posted 02.10.2014 | Green

From Jenna Abate, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer: Ancient civilizations have long written about the power and force that weather once brought upon th...

The Demolition Controversy at New York's MOMA: Drawing Future Lessons

Paul Gunther | Posted 03.25.2014 | Arts
Paul Gunther

In the spirit perhaps of no good deed goes unpunished, the Museum's present decision to sacrifice the contemporary if not categorically orthodox modernist Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects Folk Art Museum is nonetheless a record of the increasingly blurred narrative of late 20th and early 21st century aesthetic constructs.

7 Unfinished Landmarks Around The World

Posted 12.05.2013 | Travel

Monuments and landmarks take a lot of hard work to complete. And unfortunately sometimes there's just not enough money or manpower to finish the proje...

Whoever Wins, Move Back Into Gracie Mansion!

Paul Gunther | Posted 10.30.2013 | New York
Paul Gunther

With the New York elections looming, the imminent arrival of a new mayor offers the chance to reanimate the foremost residential aspect and make it a dynamic part of history making rather than as fixed measure of past events alone.

Insider Secrets of Rome

Budget Travel | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

Heaping plates of light-as-air pasta. Art by Michelangelo, Raphael, and Bernini. Some of the most entertaining people-watching on the planet. Rome is a city like no other. Here are some can't-miss tips for making yourself at home in the Eternal City.

The World's Top Landmarks...Or Are They?

The Huffington Post | Emi Boscamp | Posted 06.25.2013 | Travel

TripAdvisor has been doing its "Travelers' Choice" lists for quite some time now--including the best tippers, most popular destinations, the most and ...

LOOK: Stunning Photos Of Abandoned Landmarks

weather.com | Posted 06.11.2013 | Travel

There's a special kind of beauty in a man-made object being reclaimed by nature after it has been abandoned. ...

Eerily Beautiful Abandoned Places

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.30.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

A ship graveyard in Mauritania, a picturesque 16th century Italian village, a once-grand train station--we can't help but be mesmerized by these mysterious and beautiful abandoned places around the world.

Can't Miss Things To Do In Europe This Summer

Party Earth | Posted 06.26.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

Europe is a continent sized adventure land, mesmerizing idealistic tourists with the promise of history, romance, and memories to last a lifetime. With so many enticing options, planning your trip across the pond can be overwhelming.

The World's Most Beautiful Clock Towers

Travel + Leisure | Posted 06.15.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

A well-placed clock can remind you where you are and, in some cases, even push you along to where you're going.

PHOTOS: World's Coolest Ferris Wheels

Travel + Leisure | Posted 05.17.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Still, we're drawn to Ferris wheels new and historic for much the same reason: the sheer pleasure of going along for the ride and gazing at spectacular views far below.

PHOTOS: Where To Visit The Future

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.24.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Now if only someone could get to work on those jet packs.

Rainbow Room Gets Landmark Status

AP | Posted 10.17.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York City's iconic Rainbow Room at Rockefeller Center has been designated a landmark. The city Landmarks Preservation Commission on T...

The Apple of Our Eye

Paul Gunther | Posted 11.14.2012 | Style
Paul Gunther

The world-renowned flagship store of Macy's at Herald Square -- backdrop to the namesake Thanksgiving Day parade since its advent 78 years ago -- is undergoing a $400 million interior renovation now rapidly unfolding in time for holiday 2012 shopping.

Shady Beijing Developers Demolish the Home of China's "Father of Modern Architecture"

ARTINFO | Posted 04.07.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

Liang Sicheng (1901-1972) is known as China's "Father of Modern Architecture," but he expressed strong sentiments throughout his career when it came t...

PHOTOS: World's Most Popular Landmarks

Travel + Leisure | Posted 04.02.2012 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Find out which landmarks are the most buzzed about and start plotting your next trip.

PHOTOS: Hidden Secrets Of Grand Central Terminal

Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel

The first things visitors to New York's iconic Grand Central need to know is that it's not a train station. Because the massive train yard is the end ...

The RedBall Project: Art In Unexpected Places

wejetset | Posted 03.14.2012 | Travel
wejetset

"Through the RedBall Project I utilize my opportunity as an artist to be a catalyst for new encounters within the everyday," artist Kurt Perschke says.

Harlem Residents Outraged by 'Ghetto' Liquor Store

| Jeff Mays | Posted 11.28.2011 | New York

HARLEM -- When Ruthann Richert heard that a wine and liquor store was coming to Lenox Avenue and 119th Street, in the Mount Morris Park historic distr...

Boyle Heights: Death Of An Iconic Building

Posted 11.23.2011 | Latino Voices

This article is part of a weekly series published in partnership with the Boyle Heights Beat. It appears every Wednesday. By Alejandro Rojas Th...