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New York, New York

Death Avenue Plaque

Manhattan's deadly West Side railroad, which killed hundreds of New Yorkers, is remembered by this simple plaque.
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.
New York, New York

Union Square Metronome

The most confusing clock in New York.
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The Elevated Acre

Amidst the bustle and noise of the Financial District hides a secluded garden oasis above the city streets.
New York, New York

The Wishbones of McSorley's Old Ale House

Touching mementoes from those who didn't make it back from World War I still hang in one of New York's oldest bars.
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Long Lines Building

An uber-secure, windowless tower of doom in the center of Manhattan is an NSA spyscraper.
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Brooklyn Bridge Love Locks

A popular European tradition makes its way to the states on one of America's most famous bridges.
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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.
New York, New York

Life Underground Sculptures

An artist's cute bronze subway sculptures belie his violent artistic past.
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Strawberry Fields Memorial

Central Park mosaic dedicated to John Lennon, groomed for years by a Beatles super-fan.
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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 Lightship Frying Pan

Rummage through this sunken ship, but leave your scuba gear at home.
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Fraunces Tavern

This Wall Street bar was once a hub of revolutionary activity where Washington famously bid farewell to his troops.
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Burger Joint

Slyly buy a shake in the Parker Meridien lobby.
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Campbell Apartment

A very classy 1920s-era bar right in Grand Central Station.
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.
New York, New York

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.
New York, New York

The Secret Entrance to the Knickerbocker Hotel

An unassuming secret door once led to a legendary watering hole.
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The White Horse Tavern

Great place to have a drink and a bite to eat in an atmosphere laden with New York's Bohemian past.
New York, New York

Roosevelt Island Tramway

One of only two commuter aerial tramways in the United States.
New York, New York

Museum of Sex

A semi-scholarly approach to sex.
New York, New York

Grand Central Terminal Whispering Gallery

Whisper secrets in a busy station only to be heard on the other side of this acoustic arch.
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The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.