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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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Lenin Statue at Red Square

Salute the leader of the proletariat.
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6 1/2 Avenue: Manhattan's Secret Street

Tucked away amidst some of the most famous addresses in the world is New York's only fraction of a street.
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190 Bowery

The greatest real estate coup of all time.
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Governors Island

Lie in a hammock where George Washington stood.
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Keen's Steakhouse

Everyone from Mark Twain to Teddy Roosevelt has a pipe hanging from the walls of this historic chophouse.
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Life Underground Sculptures

An artist's cute bronze subway sculptures belie his violent artistic past.
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President Ulysses S. Grant's Tomb

Visit the monolithic tomb of America's most famous general.
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The Wizard of Park Avenue

A whimsical, but often overlooked clock in Park Avenue.
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Chinatown's Bloody Angle

Avoid gangster interaction while window-shopping.
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'The Sphere'

This sculpture by artist Fritz Keonig survived the 9/11 attacks and now stands as a monument to the victims.
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Crabs of Cleopatra’s Needle

Curious crustaceans support an obelisk from ancient Egypt that now stands in modern-day Central Park.
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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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Toynbee Tiles

Cryptic messages embedded in the New York City sidewalk.
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The Ramble Cave

Hidden in Central Park's Ramble is a troublesome cave buried just beneath the surface.
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REACH: New York

Hidden in plain sight on a pair of Manhattan subway tunnels are a pair of public instruments that sing to each other.
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Sidewalk Subway Map

Plot your trip through the city on the sidewalk.
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New York Marble Cemetery

A hidden "place of interment for gentlemen."
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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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The SeaGlass Carousel

Manhattan’s Battery Park has a whimsical carousel full of spinning, glowing fish.
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Roosevelt Island Tramway

One of only two commuter aerial tramways in the United States.
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Berlin Wall Section

A celebration of capitalism in Midtown.
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High Bridge

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

Read a book next to a Midtown waterfall.