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New York, New York

Saint Vartan Armenian Cathedral

A replica of a 7th-century church hides in plain sight in the middle of the concrete jungle.
Brooklyn, New York

Bushwick Inlet

Once a flowing stream and where the USS Monitor, the world's first ironclad, was built and launched.
Brooklyn, New York

Acme Smoked Fish

“Wagon Jobber" turned smokehouse magnate's family-owned business is still going strong 100 years later.
New York, New York

Site of the Pan Am Helipad

This Manhattan skyscraper is a reminder of the brief but glorious age of urban air taxis.
New York, New York

Graybar Rats

Rat sculptures try to infiltrate the Graybar Building in an architectural tribute to New York City's nautical history.
Brooklyn, New York

Greenpoint Savings Bank

Neoclassical bank designed by NY architects Helmle & Huberty.
New York, New York

Paley Park

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

U Thant Island

The smallest island in Manhattan is a manmade landfill dominated by a Buddhist peace arch.
Brooklyn, New York

Leviton Building

2 square block factory in Greenpoint erected in 1936.
New York, New York

The Former Home of New York's Playboy Club

A simple midtown bar was once the home of a secretive and exclusive club staffed by "bunnies" under Hefner's strict rules.
New York, New York

Norwegian Seamen's Church

Come for the waffles, stay for more waffles.
Brooklyn, New York

North Brooklyn Boat Club

A group dedicated to promoting boating, kayaking and environmental education programs.
Brooklyn, New York

The Evergreens Cemetery

Final resting place for the Triangle Shirtwaist fire’s unidentified victims.
New York, New York

The Grolier Club

The oldest bibliophilia club in America, with exhibitions on historic books and graphic arts.
Queens, New York

Pulaski Bridge

A drawbridge named for a potentially intersex Polish national who fought alongside George Washington during the American Revolution, and an example of "Pulaski Red".
Brooklyn, New York

Digester Eggs

A modern addition to the Greenpoint skyline.
New York, New York

Queensboro Trolley Kiosk

A forgotten relic from New York's bygone trolley system hides in plain sight under a bridge.
New York, New York

African Elephants Diorama

This magnificent herd of stampeding elephants has been frozen in time for over a century.
New York, New York

Hall of North American Mammals

Outstanding taxidermy dioramas showcase the grandeur of the continent's wildlife with spooky realism.
New York, New York

Asiatic Leopard Diorama

One of the most dazzling dioramas at the American Museum of Natural History is also one of the oldest.
New York, New York

Komodo Dragon Diorama

Here be dragons.
New York, New York

Indian Rhinoceros Diorama

An eerie diorama that captures the majestic nature of a few prehistoric-looking beasts.
New York, New York

Libyan Desert Diorama

This poignant display is now a memorial to these regionally extinct species.
New York, New York

Okapi Taxidermy Diorama

This impressive scene portrays the elusive forest giraffe of Central Africa.