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New York, New York

Gimbel's Bridge

A three-story copper skybridge connects two Manhattan buildings with Art Deco luxury.
New York, New York

41 Cooper Square

This exemplar of modernist architecture is meant to captivate and inspire students of the Cooper Union.
Brooklyn, New York

New York Transit Museum

Ride the subways of yesteryear.
New York, New York

The Remnants of Tin Pan Alley

The one-time epicenter of American songwriting is now a little remembered Manhattan commercial block.
Brooklyn, New York

The Remains of Abraham & Straus Department Store

The gilded vestiges of a sterling department store can still be found in a Brooklyn shopping center.
Brooklyn, New York

Hoyt-Schermerhorn Subway Station

Michael Jackson got Bad and Crocodile Dundee walked on heads in this iconic Brooklyn subway station.
New York, New York

Giant Needle and Button

There must be a pun in this haystack somewhere...
New York, New York

The General Worth Monument

This monument to a veteran of the Mexican-American War is one of only two in Manhattan that serve as an actual mausoleum.
New York, New York

The Location of Paul's Boutique

The iconic Manhattan corner that was once the site of the Beastie Boys' fake clothing store.
New York, New York

Tammany Hall

The notorious headquarters of a corrupt political machine.
New York, New York

The Fillmore East

A Yiddish theater turned movie house turned rock and roll landmark turned gay disco turned bank.
New York, New York

New York Herald Monument

There are owls with glowing eyes in Herald Square.
New York, New York

The Statue of Roscoe Conkling

A 19th-century politician who died after walking home in a blizzard is honored with this Manhattan statue.
New York, New York

One Times Square

This historic address is home to the beloved ball and is an almost totally empty building among the most expensive real estate in the world.
New York, New York

Keen's Steakhouse

Everyone from Mark Twain to Teddy Roosevelt has a pipe hanging from the walls of this historic chophouse.
New York, New York

Spotlight on Broadway Map

The 28-foot granite map plots the locations of 40 theaters in New York City.
Brooklyn, New York

The Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn

While it now takes more than a dime to open an account this historic Brooklyn bank still displays the opulence of the gilded age in which it was built.
New York, New York

The Little Church Around the Corner

This Fifth Avenue church has long been the favored worshiping place of Broadway actors and vaudeville performers.
New York, New York

Museum of the American Gangster

This little museum is built on a theater that was once a wildly elaborate speakeasy.
Brooklyn, New York

Friends Quaker Cemetery

19th century cemetery hidden in Brooklyn's Prospect Park.
New York, New York

Please Don't Tell

Dodge prohibitionists and slide through the telephone booth in Crif Dogs.
New York, New York

Pneumatic System of the New York Public Library

One of the last few places in Manhattan that employed a pneumatic systemic keeps it on display.
New York, New York

The Real Winnie the Pooh & Pals

The original toys that inspired the beloved children's stories are on display at the New York Public Library.
Brooklyn, New York

Vinegar Hill

Walk into the 19th century without leaving Brooklyn.