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Brooklyn, New York

Digester Eggs

A modern addition to the Greenpoint skyline.
Queens, New York

5 Pointz

A graffiti Mecca welcoming artists from around the world.
New York, New York

Dyckman Farmhouse

This Dutch Colonial home is the oldest remaining farmhouse in Manhattan.
New York, New York

The Manhattan Eruv

This nearly invisible wire transforms much of the city into one big, symbolic home on the holy day.
Brooklyn, New York

Greenpoint Oil Spill

A 120-year oil leak slowly unleashes more gallons of oil than the Exxon/Mobil disaster.
New York, New York

Rucker Park

The legendary court where emerging basketball players gain their street cred.
New York, New York

Collyer Brothers Park

Harlem park dedicated to compulsive hoarders killed by their own junk.
New York, New York

High Bridge

The oldest surviving bridge in New York City, which reopened to pedestrians in 2015.
Bronx, New York

Kool Herc's Block

This Bronx apartment building is officially recognized as the birthplace of hip-hop.
New York, New York

Marble Hill

Manhattan and the Bronx have been playing tug-of-war over this former island neighborhood for more than a century.
Queens, New York

Flux Factory

Offbeat arts organization that hosts exhibitions, events, and explorations.
Bronx, New York

Woodlawn Cemetery

The end of the 4 Line is also the end of the line for 300,000 souls in one of NYC's most illustrious cemeteries.
Queens, New York

La Guardia's Art Deco Marine Air Terminal

A remnant from the golden age of aviation still in use today, Pan Am's Clipper service took off from this Art Deco gem.
Queens, New York

The Underground Home

A hyper-luxurious, 12,000- square foot home might be buried beneath Queens, still waiting to protect you from nuclear missiles.
Queens, New York

Greaser on a Clock

A mysterious statue of a leather jacket-clad rebel leans coolly on an odd yellow clock.
Queens, New York

Panorama of the City of New York

A 9,335 square foot architectural model of the entire city.
Queens, New York

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

The remnants of two World's Fairs are here, complete with a 12-story globe, a mini-Manhattan, and a UFO-shaped pavilion.
Queens, New York

Flushing Town Hall

This landmark building is now a vibrant performing arts space with musical acts from around the world.
Queens, New York

The Kitty Genovese Residence

A young woman's senseless murder led to the controversial psychological theory of the "bystander effect."
Northport, New York

The Little Prince Statue

This graceful little figure is a one-of-a-kind version of the cherished character.
Centerport, New York

Vanderbilt Museum

An eccentric playboy's astounding natural history collection.
Centerport, New York

William Vanderbilt's Abandoned Salt Water Pool

A millionaire's abandoned swimming pool from the gilded age of one of America's most distinguished families.
Queens, New York

Valencia Movie House

The Vatican of the movie industry turned into an actual church.
Cold Spring Harbor, New York

The Whaling Museum

Whale bones, scrimshaw, and sperm oil make up just a part of this comprehensive collection of whaling history.