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New York, New York

284 Broome Street

The competition: breathe deeply as long as you can.
New York, New York

The Statue of Roscoe Conkling

A 19th-century politician who died after walking home in a blizzard is honored with this Manhattan statue.
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

Cole Porter's Piano

A famous songsmith's custom piano, dubbed "High Society," is hidden just out of sight in one of New York's finest hotels.
New York, New York

Sylvan Terrace

A discreet little stairway on St. Nicholas Avenue leads to a quaint and unexpected cobblestone street of 19th century wooden rowhouses.
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

The Fillmore East

A Yiddish theater turned movie house turned rock and roll landmark turned gay disco turned bank.
New York, New York

Day & Meyer, Murray & Young

Storage warehouse of the rich and famous.
New York, New York

7000 Oaks

Twenty-three trees, each paired with a basalt stone, line a street in Chelsea, continuing an urban project started by German Fluxus artist Joseph Beuys.
New York, New York

Marble Hill

Manhattan and the Bronx have been playing tug of war over this former island neighborhood for over a century.
New York, New York

Slocum Memorial Fountain

Monument to a forgotten NYC disaster that claimed the lives of 1,000.
New York, New York

Tompkins Square Temperance Fountain

A reminder to choose water over wine since 1888.
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

The Mulberry Bend

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

The Little Church Around the Corner

This Fifth Avenue church has long been the favored worshiping place of Broadway actors and vaudeville performers.
New York, New York

Padre Pio Shrine at the Church of St. John the Baptist

Church in Manhattan holds the bloody sock of Padre Pio, among with many other unusual relics.
New York, New York

La Plaza Cultural

This former crime corner has been turned into an eclectic community center.
New York, New York

Paley Park

A small peaceful park and waterfall tucked amid the urban grind of Midtown Manhattan.
New York, New York

One Times Square

This historic address is home to the beloved ball and is an almost totally empty building among the most expensive real estate in the world.
New York, New York

New Yorker Hotel

The New York hotel where tragic visionary Nikola Tesla spent his final hours, destitute and alone but for the pigeons.
New York, New York

The Peace Fountain at Cathedral of St. John the Divine

A curious fountain that has no water and includes Satan, a crab, and 9 giraffes.
New York, New York

Macy's Wooden Escalators

A bit of retro transportation flair preserved in the world's largest department store.
New York, New York

Chinatown's Bloody Angle

Avoid gangster interaction while window-shopping.
New York, New York

Toynbee Tiles

Cryptic messages embedded in the New York City sidewalk.