Mark Makers

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The photos below depict unusual landmarks now serving as businesses or attractions in the states and province from which each of this year’s D.A.R.E. Award winners originate. VM dares you to figure out where each of these marks are made.

 

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1. Florida.
Whimzeyland, also known as The Bowling Ball House, is located in Safety Harbor, Fla. The owners Todd Ramquist and Kiaralinda of this residential art exhibit rent out spaces to visiting artists.

2. Illinois.
The Super Museum is one of several Superman-themed attractions in the hero’s official hometown of Metropolis, Ill.

3. Michigan.
Hamtramck Disneyland is the brainchild of Ukrainian immigrant Dmytro Szylak, located in Hamtramck, Mich. Admission is accepted on a donation basis.

4. Oklahoma.
The Blue Whale, located in Catoosa, Okla. was originally a play area built by artist Hugh Davis for his children. Now, the popular tourist attraction houses a souvenir store and concession stand offering treats like vintage postcards and Blue Whale bottled water.

5. Saskatchewan.
Corner Gas Film Set, now a souvenir and concession store in Rouleau, Saskatchewan.

6. Texas.
Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo, Texas was built by artist collective Ant Farm in the 1970s. The installation is a popular stop for graffiti artists and other mark makers around the globe.