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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

Survivor Tree

The last living thing to come out of the rubble after 9/11 is now a symbol of hope and resilience.
Carlstadt, New Jersey

The Meadowlands

Infamous marsh filled with toxic waste, World War II-era London rubble, and dead mobsters galore.
New York, New York

The Cross at Ground Zero

Pulled from the rubble of one of the worst modern tragedies, a steel crossbeam became a symbol of hope for New Yorkers.
Brooklyn, New York

Atlantic Avenue Tunnel

In the middle of downtown Brooklyn lies a 165 year old secret hidden right below the surface (closed to the public indefinitely).
Brooklyn, New York

The Carousel in Prospect Park

You can still ride this 100-year-old work of art in Brooklyn's largest public park.
New York, New York

New York Federal Gold Vault

More gold than anywhere else, ever.
New York, New York

The Woolworth Building

Once the tallest building in the world and the site of "the highest dinner ever held in New York" this building now holds the most expensive penthouse in the city.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Sniff the Titan Arum's rotting flesh.
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.
Brooklyn, New York

Ebbets Field Apartments

The ballpark in "Pigtown" where the Brooklyn Dodgers made their name was replaced with a huge apartment complex.
Brooklyn, New York

BargeMusic

A cargo of beautiful music.
New York, New York

Long Lines Building

An uber-secure, windowless tower of doom in the center of Manhattan is an NSA spyscraper.
Brooklyn, New York

The Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn

While it now takes more than a dime to open an account this historic Brooklyn bank still displays the opulence of the gilded age in which it was built.
New York, New York

African Burial Ground Memorial National Monument

This memorial attraction maintains the memory of slavery's legacy in the creation of New York.
New York, New York

Brooklyn Bridge Love Locks

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

American Numismatic Society

Play heads or tails with thousands of different coins.
Brooklyn, New York

Wyckoff House

Oldest surviving example of a Dutch saltbox frame house in America.
New York, New York

New York City Fire Museum

A museum collection honoring the long history of the FDNY is held in a disused Manhattan fire house.
Brooklyn, New York

Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument

This beautiful Brooklyn monument over a crypt memorializes a grim and largely unknown story from the American Revolution.
New York, New York

The Remnants of Manhattan's Thirteenth Avenue

Manhattan's Thirteenth Avenue was made on landfill then deliberately destroyed — apart from one small, obscure block.
Brooklyn, New York

Admiral's Row

Abandoned 19th century homes once occupied by naval officers, soon to be demolished.
Brooklyn, New York

770 Eastern Parkway

Headquarters of the world's fourth largest Hasidic sect and the first of many "770s" around the world.
New York, New York

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.