This week's puzzle was written by Jennifer Kidder of the Geocaching Puzzle Of The Day Blog.
If you need a closer look at that cipher text, here it is: --C--IXXDIXCVIXXIIXVCILDXIC-IV
The checksum for this puzzle is 52. (Remember, the checksum is the result of adding all the individual digits of the coords.)
At the end you should discover a thematically appropriate item. This one is best viewed on Street View.
Please don't spoil the answer in the comments! Hints published tomorrow, and the answer on Wednesday.