The L-shaped in is the only home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in the Southeast that the public can visit. The was built in 1939 as an efficient, low-cost dwelling for a middle-class family.
This wacky 12-story private home located between and has been nicknamed the "." The home, which was built by Anchorage attorney Phil Weidner, has remained unfinished for years.
No matter what belief system you subscribe to, it would be hard not to have a spiritual experience while gazing out of the stained glass windows of the in . Marked by a 90-foot cross and nestled among the red rocks nearly 200 feet above ground level, it was the Empire State Building that inspired sculptor Marguerite Brunswig Staude to build the cathedral, completed in 1955.
On the edge of downtown you'll find the which has been welcoming guests to the beautiful Ozark Mountains since 1886. Because of its rich history, the quirky spot has also earned the nickname of ""—guests can even take of the property.
The true story behind the in inspired the 2018 movie . When rifle heiress Sarah Winchester's husband died in 1881, she mysteriously spent decades transforming the original eight-room farmhouse into a sprawling 160-room mansion, complete with doors and stairways to nowhere.
Jim Bishop has been constructing the quirky in Rye, Colorado for nearly 60 years. The monument is built from stone and iron and features dozens of rooms, including an impressive grand ballroom.
Once you step inside in East Haddam, Connecticut, you'll find more than just a medieval-style fortress. Built in 1919, the 24-room castle has built-in couches, moveable tables on tracks, and beautiful wood carvings designed by actor and playwright William Gillette.
in Wilmington has been a landmark for more than 140 years. In 1871, it originally opened as a a home for the Grand Lodge of the Masons. Today, the Grand hosts more than 80 rock, classical, and jazz shows each season.
When visiting the 250-foot neo-Gothic Singing Tower at the in Lake Wales, Florida, make sure to stick around for the 60-bell carillon concerts at 1 and 3 p.m. daily.
The in Atlanta, Georgia (a place of Hindu worship) is made up of three types of stone: Turkish limestone, Italian marble, and Indian pink sandstone. But what makes the building so exquisite is that the more than 34,000 individual pieces were all carved by hand in India.
in Honolulu, Hawaii is the only official royal residence in the U.S. Built in 1882, Iolani Palace was home to Hawaii's last reigning kings and queens until the monarchy was overthrown in 1893.
Dog lovers can at this beagle-shaped inn through Airbnb. Built and run by artists Dennis Sullivan and Frances Conklin, the in Cottonwood, Idaho features a loft bedroom and additional sleeping space above the dog's muzzle.
Soaring 82 stories above Chicago, Illinois, the sculptural is the tallest building in the U.S. to have been built by a female architect, Jeanne Gang. The apartment building's eccentric terraces are designed to increase neighborly interactions.
Referred to as the unofficial "Eighth Wonder of the World" by some, the highlight of the in Indiana is definitely its breathtaking 200-foot-wide atrium.
Located in Des Moines, the most significant feature of the , built in 1884, is its dome, which was constructed of steel and stone before being covered with 23-carat gold leafing.
You'll find the Big Well in Greenburg, Kansas, where it was hand-dug in 1888 as the town's original water supply. The 109-foot-deep well
The building in Lexington, Kentucky is just 32 feet wide and 30 feet tall, but its quirky shape (it was originally designed to look like a mortar and pestle) has made it famous. Opened in 1974 as a pharmacy, today the building houses a liquor store and has been .
When you think of New Orleans' famous French Quarter, you probably conjure up images of buildings that look something along the lines of the exquisite . Completed in 1851, the two row houses on Jackson Square are a mix of French, American, Creole, and Greek Revival styles.
Just after the U.S. government took control of all lighthouse upkeep and construction in 1790, ground was broken on the in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. It was completed in 1791; today you'll find a museum inside the former keepers' house, which dates back to 1891.
Not only does the in Baltimore, Maryland have an intriguing exterior (the mosaics were were ), the museum features offbeat works of art by "intuitive, self-taught" artists.
Opened in 2004 and designed by architect Frank Gehry, the at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) features sustainable design elements and , mind-bending architectural elements like tilting columns and swerving walls.
While downtown Detroit is littered with stunning Art Deco-style buildings, is one of the city's most impressive. Built in 1929, the 40-story skyscraper features a beautiful marble-lined lobby and eye-popping mosaic ceilings.
At the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, the public can visit the for free. The Frank Gehry-designed structure was completed in 1993.
Neither long nor made of wood, the in Natchez, Mississippi is the largest octagon-shaped home in the U.S. Construction on the six-story mansion started in 1860, but the job was abandoned after the Civil War broke out a year later; to this day, the upper floors remain unfinished.
It's certainly not your typical "building." The in St. Louis, Missouri is both the tallest man-made monument in the Western Hemisphere and the tallest accessible building in the Show-Me State. Visitors can ride a tram to the top of this 630-foot monument for spectacular views of the Mississippi River.
Step inside the impressive rotunda of the in Helena, Montana, and you'll see nods to the four types of people that heavily contributed to the state's early history: a Native American, an explorer, a cowboy, and a gold miner.
The in Lincoln, Nebraska is home to the largest quilt collection in the world.
The funky look of the sprawling in Las Vegas, Nevada was designed by iconic architect Frank Gehry.
The in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire is so massive it has its own post office! When it opened in 1902, it was the most luxurious and over-the-top . The Y-shaped building was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1986.
Built in 1878, the in Flemington, New Jersey played a major role in the infamous . The 52-room hotel served as a command center for journalists and jurors as the trial for the kidnapping and murder of pilot Charles Lindbergh's baby took place at the courthouse across the street in 1934.