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Brooklyn, New York

'The Dinner Party'

This enormous banquet-themed artwork honors over 1,000 notable women throughout history.
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

New York Cancer Hospital

This castle-like building in Manhattan helped destigmatize cancer in the 19th century.
Brooklyn, New York

Meserole Theatre

Historic Greenpoint theater, turned roller disco, now housing a chain pharmacy store.
New York, New York

The Double Check Businessman

This anonymous businessman sculpted in bronze became an enduring memorial after 9/11, and had been mistaken by rescue workers for a survivor in the rubble.
New York, New York

Israel Miller's 'Show Folks Shoe Shop' Building

Amid the marketing blitz of modern Times Square is an elegant holdover from its showbiz glory days.
New York, New York

William J. Syms Operating Theatre

Once considered the height of medical modernity, this structure is now the oldest remaining component of Roosevelt Hospital.
New York, New York

The Mulberry Bend

During the 19th century, you could pay for violence off a prix fixe menu on this Manhattan street.
Staten Island, New York

Willowbrook State School

Failed state-supported institution meant to rehabilitate students with intellectual disabilities.
Brooklyn, New York

The Remains of Abraham & Straus Department Store

The gilded vestiges of a sterling department store can still be found in a Brooklyn shopping center.
New York, New York

Gay Liberation

The first piece of public art dedicated to LGBT rights.
New York, New York

Sidewalk Subway Map

Plot your trip through the city on the sidewalk.
New York, New York

Rose Hill Historic House

The origins of midtown Manhattan's anachronistic wooden farmhouse remain a mystery.
New York, New York

The Webster Apartments

This New York holdover was built to provide housing for shopgirls and still does not allow men above the lobby.
New York, New York

The Remnants of Tin Pan Alley

The one-time epicenter of American songwriting is now a little remembered Manhattan commercial block.
New York, New York

New York Herald Monument

There are owls with glowing eyes in Herald Square.
New York, New York

The American Merchant Mariner's Memorial

Twice a day one of these tragic bronze mariners drowns with the tide to remember all those the sea has taken.
New York, New York

The Ziegfeld Head

The front yard of an Upper East Side town house hides the last fragment of one of New York's most famous theatres.
New York, New York

Delmonico's Pompeii Columns

Possible relics of the ancient Roman city are hidden in this restaurant's façade.
New York, New York

Graybar Rats

Rat sculptures try to infiltrate the Graybar Building in an architectural tribute to New York City's nautical history.
Brooklyn, New York

Love Lane

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

The Weathermen Townhouse Explosion

A strangely angled West Village home is the only monument to an explosion that took the lives of three American revolutionaries.
Brooklyn, New York

Webster Place

A hidden architectural treasure in New York's Brooklyn.
New York, New York

300 West 38th Street

Cheap pizza and all of your naughty bedroom needs housed in a stunning example of Art Nouveau architecture.