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Budapest, Hungary

Timewheel

Possibly the world's largest hourglass only needs to be reset every New Year's Eve.
Wilmette, Illinois

Bahá'í Temple

The only Bahá'í house of worship in North America and one of only a handful worldwide.
New York, New York

Paley Park

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

SS United States

Current docking place of the SS United States, the fastest transatlantic ocean liner.
New York, New York

The Remnants of Tin Pan Alley

The one-time epicenter of American songwriting is now a little remembered Manhattan commercial block.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn's Converted Pencil Factory

Constructed in the 1920s, this former pencil factory is now an office building.
New York, New York

Museum of Sex

A semi-scholarly approach to sex.
New York, New York

C. O. Bigelow Apothecary

The oldest operating apothecary in the US has treated everyone from Thomas Edison to Mark Twain.
New York, New York

284 Broome Street

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

India Street Pier

The return of something once considered a basic part of life.
New York, New York

190 Bowery

The greatest real estate coup of all time.
New York, New York

The Weathermen Townhouse Explosion

A strangely angled West Village home is the only monument to an explosion that took the lives of three American revolutionaries.
New York, New York

Yonah Schimmel's Knish Bakery

Love, knishes, and best wishes from this legendary Lower East Side bakery.
New York, New York

Jean-Michel Basquiat Commemorative Plaque

The artist and New York City icon lived, worked and died in this converted carriage house owned by another iconic artist, Andy Warhol.
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

Abandoned 18th Street Subway Station

This abandoned subway station can still be seen on regular commuter trips.
New York, New York

New York Marble Cemetery

A hidden "place of interment for gentlemen."
New York, New York

Tammany Hall

The notorious headquarters of a corrupt political machine.
New York, New York

The Players

A posh members-only club with a literally dramatic history.
New York, New York

The "Irving House"

Nope, not Washington Irving's house.
New York, New York

Lenin Statue at Red Square

Salute the leader of the proletariat.
New York, New York

Please Don't Tell

Dodge prohibitionists and slide through the telephone booth in Crif Dogs.
New York, New York

Hare Krishna Tree

One of the few remaining American elm trees in New York’s Tompkins Square Park was the birthplace of a new religion.
New York, New York

La Plaza Cultural

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