The Ziggurat Building in Sacramento, California

The Ziggurat (Sacramento, California)

Sacramento, California may seem like an odd place to find a stepped pyramid, and it is. This is part of the reason the Ziggurat building stands out against its otherwise unspectacular surroundings as one of

Griffith Observatory

Griffith Observatory (Los Angeles, California)

Featured in more than 30 major motion pictures, the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles, California became an international symbol of the city after it was used in two scenes from  James Deans “Rebel Without a

St Basil's Cathedral

Saint Basil’s Cathedral (Moscow, Russia)

Located on the edge of Red Square and just a stones throw from the Moscow River, Saint Basil’s Cathedral is one of the most recognized churches in the world, second only to St Peter’s Basilica in

Crystal Ice House

Crystal Ice House (Pensacola, Florida)

In the sunny beach town of Pensacola, Florida is the Crystal Ice House.  What looks like an old timey gas station located just on the other side of a cheerful chain-link fence is actually a

Reighard's Gas Station

Reighard’s Gas Station (Altoona, Pennsylvania)

The oldest continually operated gas station in the United States is not along the historic freeways of California, or sitting on the slowly eroding Route 66 somewhere in Arizona.  A little service station called Reighard’s

The Griswold Inn (Essex, Connecticut)

The oldest continuously run tavern in the United States is located in the quaint seaport village of Essex, Connecticut.  Founded by three brothers in the late 18th century (1776 to be exact) and named for

Randy's Donuts

Randy’s Donuts (Inglewood, California)

Randy’s Donuts is a bakery and landmark building in Inglewood, California.  Built in 1953, Randy’s Donuts was the second location of the Big Donut Drive-in chain which had ten locations in the 1905s.  The brain-child

The Colosseum (Rome, Italy)

The Flavian Amphitheater, more commonly known simply as The Colosseum, is located in the center of Rome, Italy and is the largest amphitheater ever built.  It is difficult to go to Rome and not see

The Empire State Building

The Empire State building, located on Fifth Avenue between West 33rd and 34th Streets in Manhattan, New York City was once the tallest building in the world for almost 40 years.  With a roof height

Yaquina Head Light (Newport, Oregon)

The Yaquina Head Light sits on the Oregon Coast in the United States.  Located in Lincoln County not far from the mouth of the Yaquina River near Newport, OR, the Yaquina Head Light is the

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