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Alice Austen House.
Staten Island, New York

Alice Austen House

The pioneering photographer's prints are immortalized inside her childhood home.
40.6151, -74.0630
(Flickr/4rilla)
Queens, New York

5 Pointz

A graffiti Mecca welcoming artists from around the world.
40.7451, -73.9453
Brooklyn, New York

Broken Angel

An illegally built ramshackle mansion tucked in the middle of Brooklyn is now being turned into condominiums.
40.6856, -73.9613
Brooklyn, New York

India Street Pier

The return of something once considered a basic part of life.
40.7317, -73.9613
Van Brunt Street
Brooklyn, New York

The Red Hook Stores

A strip of modern stores in historic buildings.
40.6743, -74.0165
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Battery Tunnel

The longest continuous underwater road in North America was built at the insistence of Franklin Roosevelt.
40.6810, -74.0058
Very different from its neighbor back in the '30s
New York, New York

William Lescaze Townhouse

New York City's first Modernist house.
40.7544, -73.9709
Queens, New York

Pulaski Bridge

Named for a Polish national who fought alongside George Washington during the American Revolution, and example of Pulaski Red.
40.7392, -73.9526
The Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn
Brooklyn, New York

The Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn

While it now takes more than a dime to open an account this historic Brooklyn bank still displays the opulence of the gilded age in which it was built.
40.6902, -73.9825
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.
40.6727, -74.0062
The front entrance along Niagara Square
Buffalo, New York

Buffalo City Hall

The seat of Buffalo government is a gorgeous Art Deco palace.
42.8866, -78.8792
Gottscheer Hall
Queens, New York

Gottscheer Hall

This Queens beer hall preserves a German culture and language that is all but lost.
40.7068, -73.9054
One of the two brick towers
Queens, New York

Jacob Riis Park Bathhouse

A former seaside jewel built for the everyman is now simply a neglected art deco fortress.
40.5666, -73.8761
New York, New York

The Village Gate Sign

The former sign of this immortal music venue is just that--undying.
40.7284, -73.9998
A rock formation at the New York Chinese Scholar's Garden
Staten Island, New York

New York Chinese Scholar's Garden

This small and serene place for quiet reflection on Staten Island was built in China based on the gardens of the Ming Dynasty.
40.6420, -74.1043
Brooklyn, New York

Weeksville Heritage Museum

Discover some of Brooklyn's 19th century roots.
40.6746, -73.9259
Lyndhurst Bowling Alley.
Tarrytown, New York

Lyndhurst Bowling Alley

One of the earliest bowling lanes in the U.S. doubled as a sewing school during a time when women had little job opportunity.
41.0541, -73.8610
New York, New York

Relics of the IRT 14th Street-Union Square Subway Local Platform

Red frames showcase remnants of one of New York's original subway stations.
40.7357, -73.9905
Boardwalk Empire set
Brooklyn, New York

Boardwalk Empire Set

HBO series' stage tucked away in a Greenpoint lot is the largest theatrical set of its kind in the United States.
40.7362, -73.9586
Bronx, New York

Van Cortlandt Park Monoliths

Small monoliths of several varieties of stone sit alongside a wooded path in the Bronx.
40.8921, -73.8968
"Welcome to Tromaville..."
Queens, New York

Troma Entertainment Inc.

The best B-movies filmed on a shoestring budget were born here.
40.7602, -73.9409
Thain Family Forest.
Bronx, New York

Thain Family Forest

This plot of old-growth forest is the largest surviving remnant of New York City's original woodland.
40.8644, -73.8757
Plane in Hangar B
Brooklyn, New York

Floyd Bennett Field

Home of aviation trailblazers.
40.5819, -73.8913
(ErbZine)
New York, New York

Leopard Society Garb

Recovered suit of a cannibalistic West African gang.
40.7820, -73.9717