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Where is Atlas Obscura based?

Where is Atlas Obscura based?

Brooklyn, NY
We are headquartered in Brooklyn, NY, with team members throughout the world.

Is Atlas Obscura real?

Atlas Obscura is an American-based online magazine and travel company. It was founded in 2009 by author Joshua Foer and documentary filmmaker/author Dylan Thuras. It catalogs unusual and obscure travel destinations via user-generated content.

Can you visit Albion Castle?

This is a privately owned property and is not open for tours or visits.

Who owns Atlas Obscura?

Atlas Obscura, publisher of the definitive guide to the world’s hidden wonders, is a travel company defined by storytelling. It was founded in 2009 by Dylan Thuras and Joshua Foer with a mission to inspire wonder and curiosity about the world.

Is there an Atlas Obscura app?

We are thrilled to announce that Atlas Obscura is part of the new Field Trip app from Niantic Labs at Google. Designed to help you discover amazing things near you, the new app for Android includes the entire destination collection of Atlas Obscura, as well as other selected sources.

WHO publishes Atlas Obscura?

– Workman Publishing
Atlas Obscura – Workman Publishing.

Are there castles in San Francisco?

Did you know there were castles in and around San Francisco? Yep, just another reason to get out there and explore. We found seven captivating castles (five near San Francisco, one in San Francisco, and one further down the Central Coast that is absolutely worth the drive.

What is Albion Castle worth?

We reported that in mid-October the sale of the Albion Castle was pending. We’re happy to report that as of yesterday, the building has sold for $820,000. Congrats to all parties involved!

What does Atlas Obscura mean?

If a camera obscura — the ancient invention that facilitated the two-dimensional representation of three-dimensional space — is a darkened room that renders complex reality into something imageable and discrete through a pinhole, we might conceive of an atlas obscura as a collection of maps that make the world more …

What happened to the Field Trip app?

“Today, we are announcing that Field Trip will be shutting down service later this year,” Niantic wrote in a blog post. “In many ways, Field Trip was the earliest manifestation of our mission: explore the world, make new friends, and get out and exercise.”

How did Atlas Obscura start?

Atlas Obscura started fairly simply and grew out of personal passion. My business partner Joshua Foer and I both had traveled extensively, and we shared an interest in searching out unusual places, unusual museums, things at the margins of normal travel itineraries.

What’s the name of the castle in San Francisco?

Albion Castle
Albion Castle is a four-story castle in San Francisco that was built in 1870 as a home and brewery. The tech hub has grown up and around it over the decades, and now the castle is all but hidden.

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