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Fearless Girl Statue

Wall Street has a new heroine, a bronze statue of a small but fierce girl.
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The Woolworth Building

Once the tallest building in the world and the site of "the highest dinner ever held in New York" this building now holds the most expensive penthouse in the city.
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Congee Village

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

The greatest real estate coup of all time.
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Angel Orensanz Foundation

The oldest surviving synagogue in New York City is now a soaring art space.
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Lenin Statue at Red Square

Salute the leader of the proletariat.
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Yonah Schimmel's Knish Bakery

Love, knishes, and best wishes from this legendary Lower East Side bakery.
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Bonnie Slotnick Cookbooks

Spiral-bound community recipes and antiquarian gems mingle at this small East Village shop.
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New York Marble Cemetery

A hidden "place of interment for gentlemen."
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La Plaza Cultural

This former crime corner has been turned into an eclectic community center.
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The Village Gate Sign

The former sign of this immortal music venue is just that--undying.
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The Fillmore East

A Yiddish theater turned movie house turned rock and roll landmark turned gay disco turned bank.
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Merchant's House Museum

New York City's only preserved family home from the 19th century.
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Gem Spa

For almost a century, this East Village newsstand has served egg creams to beats, hippies, punks, and everything in between.
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41 Cooper Square

This exemplar of modernist architecture is meant to captivate and inspire students of the Cooper Union.
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The Brown Building

The site of the deadly Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire.
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The Narrowest Building in New York

This slender three-story building has also had several famous residents.
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The Hangman's Elm

The oldest living tree in Manhattan comes shrouded in sinister legend.
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Electric Lady Studios

Jimi Hendrix's legendary recording studio in Greenwich Village.
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Gay Liberation

The first piece of public art dedicated to LGBT rights.
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C. O. Bigelow Apothecary

The oldest operating apothecary in the US has treated everyone from Thomas Edison to Mark Twain.
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The Weathermen Townhouse Explosion

A strangely angled West Village home is the only monument to an explosion that took the lives of three American revolutionaries.
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Jefferson Market Library

Named the fifth most beautiful building in America in 1885, this former courthouse boasts the best view in the Village.
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Union Square Metronome

The most confusing clock in New York.