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Queens, New York

Calvary Cemetery

Holding the most bodies of any cemetery in the United States.
New York, New York

The Brown Building

The site of the deadly Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire.
New York, New York

Castle Williams

In its day this historic fort held 100 cannons pointed in almost every direction to protect New York.
Queens, New York

TWA Flight Center at JFK Airport

This futuristic airport terminal was built in the 1960s and abandoned for years before opening as a hotel.
Brooklyn, New York

The Old Headquarters of Murder, Inc.

This otherwise innocuous bodega was once the headquarters of the most feared assassin's guild in American history.
New York, New York

The Wishbones of McSorley's Old Ale House

Touching mementoes from those who didn't make it back from World War I still hang in one of New York's oldest bars.
Queens, New York

Fort Tilden

This abandoned seaside fortress is now simply an imposing ruin being taken back by nature.
Brooklyn, New York

Atlantic Avenue Tunnel

In the middle of downtown Brooklyn lies a 165 year old secret hidden right below the surface (closed to the public indefinitely).
Brooklyn, New York

Green-Wood Cemetery

A Victorian cemetery in the heart of Brooklyn remains a popular mecca of morbid curiosity.
Brooklyn, New York

Coney Island Museum

An oasis of calm amid the chaos of the boardwalk, the museum traces the heritage of this beloved beachside amusement park.
New York, New York

New Yorker Hotel

The New York hotel where tragic visionary Nikola Tesla spent his final hours, destitute and alone but for the pigeons.
Brooklyn, New York

The Carousel in Prospect Park

You can still ride this 100-year-old work of art in Brooklyn's largest public park.
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.
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.
New York, New York

Clock Tower Building

A historic 1890s architectural masterpiece with an iconic clock tower that, once open to the public, now faces an uncertain future.
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.”
New York, New York

Governors Island

Lie in a hammock where George Washington stood.
Bronx, New York

Edgar Allan Poe Cottage

The famous author's cottage hideaway.
New York, New York

Macy's Wooden Escalators

A bit of retro transportation flair preserved in the world's largest department store.
New York, New York

Statue of Liberty's Original Torch

Lady Liberty's first beacon of enlightenment is now displayed in a museum near the statue.
New York, New York

Jefferson Market Library

Named the fifth most beautiful building in America in 1885, this former courthouse boasts the best view in the Village.
New York, New York

Holiday Nostalgia Train

During the holidays, a vintage subway train whisks New Yorkers back in time.
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.