The Detourist's list: Buildings that make you smile
This slideshow, shot and written by Times staffer Christopher Reynolds, looks at architecture and design worldwide. More Daily Detour photos
Image 61 of 93
Massachusetts: American sphinx( Christopher Reynolds / Los Angeles Times )
Even without this leonine wonder, the Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge would be a worthwhile spot. (There's a tower with a great view.) But this marker, which commemorates the Civil War, is strange and powerful enough alone to justify a visit. And a Stephen King story.
Read more: A Cambridge crash course