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Queens, New York

RMS Titanic Memorial

Townhouse facade doubles as an RMS Titanic Memorial.
Queens, New York

5 Pointz

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

LaGuardia Landing Lights Park

Nine nice parcels of land along a flight path offer a quiet respite... until a plane soars overhead.
Brooklyn, New York

City Reliquary

Behind a bodega is a small museum of relics and ephemera showcasing the history of New York.
Brooklyn, New York

Smith-9 Street Station

The highest rapid transit station in the world.
New York, New York

West Terrace at the Cloisters

This hidden oasis features a stunning view of the Hudson River and the Palisades from a castle-like museum.
Brooklyn, New York

Love Lane

Love is in the air along the small street in Brooklyn.
Queens, New York

Smiling Hogshead Ranch

Guerilla gardeners reclaimed this abandoned railroad land literally putting down roots.
Brooklyn, New York

Red Hook Ball Fields Food Vendors

This micro-industry of Latino cuisine along Red Hook's Ball Fields represents a victory in a food fight with the city.
Bronx, New York

Cafe al Mercato

Seriously good slices of Sicilian pizza lurk at the back of the Bronx's oldest enclosed market.
New York, New York

Ear Inn

One of the city’s oldest watering holes was originally the home of a famous James Brown (not that one).
Queens, New York

Geographic Center of New York City

This mysterious marker puzzles pedestrians and infuriates geographers.
Brooklyn, New York

Turk's Inn

A Wisconsin kitsch palace from the 1930s lives its second life in 21st-century Brooklyn.
Brooklyn, New York

Do the Right Thing Way

Spike Lee's provocative film is officially honored right where it was made, the first time a work of art was used as a secondary street name.
New York, New York

No. 44 Stuyvesant

This 220-year-old house is a reminder of New York City's Dutch past.
New York, New York

Grand Central Oyster Bar

This subterranean oyster house has been the pearl of Grand Central Station since 1913.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn's Converted Pencil Factory

Built in the 1920s, this former pencil factory is now home to the Atlas Obscura offices.
New York, New York

Marie's Crisis

Those belting out show tunes might not realize this piano bar marks the site where Thomas Paine died in 1809.
New York, New York

Sakagura

More than 250 sakes are available in an izakaya hidden in the basement of a Midtown office building.
New York, New York

Staple Street Skybridge

Imagine having a street run right through your home, or better yet, a historic bridge three stories high.
New York, New York

New York's Oldest Phone Number

Need to book a room at the Hotel Pennsylvania? Just dial up 6-5000.
Brooklyn, New York

The Brooklyn Navy Yard

A decommissioned military complex that's now a modern industrial park.
Queens, New York

Troma Entertainment Inc.

The best B-movies filmed on a shoestring budget were born here.
New York, New York

The Marriage of Money and Real Estate

A sculptural commentary on capitalism pokes up from the East River.