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Second half of the wall
New York, New York

REI's Wall of Litho Stones

A trove of century-old litho stones from the Puck Building's printing days were discovered behind a cellar wall, and are now hanging in the store.
40.7247, -73.9954
The new peacock hutch.
New York, New York

Cathedral Peacock Hutch

The church's three resident peacocks now have their own Gothic-style abode.
40.8038, -73.9618
New York, New York

First Shearith Israel Graveyard

Revolutionary War casualties fill the only 17th century structure remaining in Manhattan.
40.7126, -73.9989
Delmonico's Pompeii Columns
New York, New York

Delmonico's Pompeii Columns

Possible relics of the ancient Roman city are hidden in this restaurant's façade.
40.7051, -74.0101
Sea Cucumber
New York, New York

Congee Village

Try not to fill up on duck blood, so you have room for live boiled shrimp.
40.7186, -73.9904
Grimy, smokey patch left behind after cleaning
New York, New York

Grand Central Ceiling Dark Patch

A dark patch of the ceiling at Grand Central Terminal which was not restored is still stained brown by tobacco.
40.7528, -73.9772
New York, New York

Union Square Metronome

The most confusing clock in New York.
40.7346, -73.9903
New York, New York

41 Cooper Square

This exemplar of modernist architecture is meant to captivate and inspire students of the Cooper Union.
40.7287, -73.9902
Castle Williams
New York, New York

Castle Williams

In its day this historic fort held 100 cannons pointed in almost every direction to protect New York.
40.6928, -74.0192
New York, New York

Jeffrey's Hook Light

Little Red Lighthouse under the George Washington Bridge.
40.8503, -73.9470
New York, New York

767 Third Avenue

A Manhattan office building is home to the world's largest chess board.
40.7542, -73.9714
Paley Park in the Winter
New York, New York

Paley Park

A small peaceful park and waterfall tucked amid the urban grind of Midtown Manhattan.
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The glowing Times Square Ball as it rests today.
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.
40.7563, -73.9864
The wishbones of departed soldiers.
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.
40.7288, -73.9897
New Yorker Hotel
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.
40.7527, -73.9935
The murals feature scenes from Central Park, which is nearby.
New York, New York

Bemelmans Bar

The walls are decorated with whimsical murals painted by the creator of the Madeline franchise.
40.7743, -73.9630
The wooden escalators at Macy's are almost 100 years old.
New York, New York

Macy's Wooden Escalators

A bit of retro transportation flair preserved in the world's largest department store.
40.7508, -73.9895
New York, New York

Chinatown's Bloody Angle

Avoid gangster interaction while window-shopping.
40.7144, -73.9981
Keen's Steakhouse
New York, New York

Keen's Steakhouse

Everyone from Mark Twain to Teddy Roosevelt has a pipe hanging from the walls of this historic chophouse.
40.7507, -73.9867
The original Winnie the Pooh and Friends
New York, New York

The Real Winnie the Pooh and Pals

The original toys that inspired the beloved children's stories are on display at the New York Public Library.
40.7532, -73.9823
(Flickr/pvsbond)
New York, New York

Life Underground Sculptures

An artist's cute bronze subway sculptures belie his violent artistic past.
40.7398, -74.0025
Manhattan schist
New York, New York

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

Long the exclusive domain of birds and vagabonds, this little-known Central Park peninsula is open to the public once more.
40.7665, -73.9750
Hamilton's Grange, November 2016
New York, New York

Hamilton Grange

The only home that Alexander Hamilton ever owned has a history almost as troubled as his own.
40.8215, -73.9467
New York, New York

Governors Island

Lie in a hammock where George Washington stood.
40.6904, -74.0164