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First Shearith Israel Graveyard

Revolutionary War casualties fill the only 17th century structure remaining in Manhattan.
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Union Square Metronome

The most confusing clock in New York.
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The Last Remnants of the Polo Grounds

A crumbling staircase in upper Manhattan is all that remains of one of the most important sites in sports history.
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Lenin Statue at Red Square

Salute the leader of the proletariat.
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41 Cooper Square

This exemplar of modernist architecture is meant to captivate and inspire students of the Cooper Union.
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Paley Park

A small peaceful park and waterfall tucked amid the urban grind of Midtown Manhattan.
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The Hangman's Elm

The oldest living tree in Manhattan comes shrouded in sinister legend.
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The Brown Building

The site of the deadly Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire.
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Tom's Restaurant

The "Seinfeld" diner.
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Greenwich Locksmith

Phil Mortillaro uses keys to bring art back to the Village.
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Jeffrey's Hook Light

Little Red Lighthouse under the George Washington Bridge.
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Nikola Tesla Street Corner

Commemorating the spot where the famous scientist fed his pigeons.
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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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Sylvan Terrace

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

Rummage through this sunken ship, but leave your scuba gear at home.
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Hamilton Grange

The only home that Alexander Hamilton ever owned has a history almost as troubled as his own.
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Plaque of Nikola Tesla on Radio Wave Building

The former hotel where Tesla invented the radio.
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Chancellor Robert R Livingston Masonic Library

A good place to research the Freemasons, esoterica, occultism, and hermeticism.
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Life Underground Sculptures

An artist's cute bronze subway sculptures belie his violent artistic past.
New York, New York

Kenka

Make a tough dinner decision: Octopus wasabi roulette or bull penis?
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Chinatown's Bloody Angle

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

The Hidden Holocaust Memorial of Madison Park

A Manhattan courthouse hides a small but scathing memorial to Holocaust injustice.
New York, New York

President Ulysses S. Grant's Tomb

Visit the monolithic tomb of America's most famous general.
New York, New York

Strawberry Fields Memorial

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