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New York, New York

Le Train Bleu Restaurant

On the top floor of an upscale department store stands a lavish restaurant housed in a replica of a luxury French dining car.
New York, New York

New York's Adam and Eve Sculptures

Two large-scale sculptures of Adam and Eve greet visitors in the nude at the Time Warner Center in NYC.
Brooklyn, New York

Miller Building

A 9-story, poured concrete structure which was used as a glue factory with an indelible smell.
New York, New York

The Former Offices of McKim, Mead and White

The one-time office of the architectural firm that ushered in the Gilded Age is now a Club Monaco.
Brooklyn, New York

Digester Eggs

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

The Welling Court Mural Project

A collaborative art project that transformed a neighborhood in NYC's Queens.
New York, New York

Life Underground Sculptures

An artist's cute bronze subway sculptures belie his violent artistic past.
New York, New York

U Thant Island

The smallest island in Manhattan is a manmade landfill dominated by a Buddhist peace arch.
Queens, New York

The Noguchi Museum

A self-made museum in Queens, New York continues to display the work of a sculptor known for paving his own way.
Queens, New York

Louis Armstrong House

The preserved house of a jazz legend still echoes with his music.
New York, New York

The Jane Hotel

This historic building housed the surviving crew members of the Titanic, who were left destitute after the wreck.
New York, New York

Congee Village

Try not to fill up on duck blood, so you have room for live boiled shrimp.
New York, New York

Onieals Grand Street Bar

A prohibition era watering hole for the police.
New York, New York

Second Avenue Subway Art

Beautiful mosaics cover the first stations opened on New York City's newest subway line.
Brooklyn, New York

Vinegar Hill

Walk into the 19th century without leaving Brooklyn.
New York, New York

Museum at Eldridge Street Synagogue

America's oldest Eastern European synagogue provided the immigrants of crowded Lower East Side tenements a space of sanctuary.
New York, New York

Giant Needle and Button

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

Lenin Statue at Red Square

Salute the leader of the proletariat.
Brooklyn, New York

Deno's Wonder Wheel

One of the most enjoyable bits of history at Coney Island and “the most romantic ride in the world.”
Queens, New York

Panorama of the City of New York

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

The Peace Fountain at Cathedral of St. John the Divine

A curious fountain that has no water and includes Satan, a crab, and 9 giraffes.
New York, New York

Chinatown's Bloody Angle

Avoid gangster interaction while window-shopping.
New York, New York

President Ulysses S. Grant's Tomb

Visit the monolithic tomb of America's most famous general.
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.