|America has its share of strange or unusual buildings.
The one above is the binocular building.
It is located on Main Street in Venice, CA, and is home to
the Chiat/Day/Mojo Advertising Agency.
It was built in 1991. Let's peek through the binoculars
and see what others we can find.
|Something alien has made its home on Signal Mountain
Truckers and travelers encounter the out of this world
sight as they wind their way up US 27.
A large saucer structure, propped up on four legs and
standing a story off the ground,
offers all the conveniences of modern living to its starry
|This building is home to the Bondurant Pharmacy.
It was built in 1975 and is located in Lexington, KY.
|You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream!
Anyone wanting an ice cream cone in Perry, MI .
You shouldnâ€™t have a bit of trouble finding this
|Margate City, NJ (close to Atlantic City) is home to Lucy
Lucy is the world's largest elephant and the only one to
be designated a National Historic Landmark.
James V. Lafferty built Lucy in 1881. She stands 6 stories
high and weighs 90 tons!
She served as a hotel and then a tavern.
Today visitors can tour Lucy's innards and visit her gift
|We all know North Carolina is famous for the
manufacturing of fine furniture.
This building is located in High Point, NC and was built
in the 1920's.
It now serves as offices for the High Point Jaycees.
By the way, the sock hanging out of the drawer is six feet
|Anyone for a picnic?
This huge basket building in Licking County, OH,
is home to the offices of Longaberger Basket Company.
|The building in Point Pleasant, WV, is not so unusual
the owners wanted windows and trees. What to do?
Just paint them on.
|Suffolk County, NY, is home to the Duck House.
It was built in 1931 by duck farmer Martin Mauer and his
Jeuel in hopes of promoting the sale of their Peking
The duck farm is long gone and land developers wanted
to build homes on the site so
the Duck House was moved to Suffolk County.
|Frank Redford built his wigwam gas station/restaurant
and the Wigwam Village Motel in the 1930's in Horse
He later built five more Wigwam Villages across the
country but the one in Horse Cave is the only one