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New York, New York

City Hall Station

A beautiful and abandoned New York subway station from 1904, complete with chandelier.
Brooklyn, New York

The Brooklyn Navy Yard

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

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Sniff the Titan Arum's rotting flesh.
New York, New York

Wall Street Bombing Scars

Unrepaired walls from a 1920 anarchist bomb attack.
New York, New York

The Oldest Fence in New York

Built hundreds of years ago this downtown iron barrier once protected a much despised king.
Brooklyn, New York

Vinegar Hill

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

'The Sphere'

This sculpture by artist Fritz Keonig survived the 9/11 attacks and now stands as a monument to the victims.
Brooklyn, New York

Admiral's Row

Abandoned 19th century homes once occupied by naval officers, soon to be demolished.
New York, New York

Governors Island

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

Pier 54: The Titanic's Arrival Destination

A dilapidated dock tells the story of Titanic's missed arrival.
Brooklyn, New York

New York Transit Museum

Ride the subways of yesteryear.
Brooklyn, New York

Red Hook Community Farm

A community farm in the midst of the Brooklyn concrete.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Red Hook

A cruise terminal that changes the atmosphere of Red Hook's industrial waterfront.
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.
Brooklyn, New York

Gowanus Ballroom

A working metal shop and venue for outrageous art and music shows in a former cannonball factory.
Queens, New York

Calvary Cemetery

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

Mount Loretto Beach Rock Garden

Eccentric stone cairns built on a public New York City beach.
London, England

London's Lilliputian Police Station

London's smallest police station is barely the size of a phone booth.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Tivoli Gardens

Copenhagen's celebrated theme park and gardens.
Copenhagen, Denmark

The Little Mermaid

The de facto symbol of Copenhagen is this bronze fairytale which cannot seem to keep its head for very long.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Rundetårn

The old observatory in Copenhagen has a spiral corridor used as a racetrack.
Pompei, Italy

Plaster Citizens of Pompeii

The last moments of the ill-fated Pompeiians, frozen forever in plaster.
Pompei, Italy

The Brothels of Pompeii

Erotic art covers the walls of the largest ancient pleasure palace.
Città del Vaticano, Vatican City

Vatican Necropolis

Hidden beneath the famous St. Peter's Basilica is a veritable city of the dead that may hold the remains of St. Peter himself.