Obscura Day 2017! Join our global celebration of exploration and discovery.
May 6
  • member
    since
  • places
    I've been
  • places
    I want to go
  • places added
    to the atlas
  • places
    edited
Leaderboard Highlights
Casey Daly's activity rankings
1st
Places visited in Niagara Falls, Ontario
1st
Places added to Bronx, New York
2nd
Places visited in Rotterdam, Netherlands
2nd
Places added to Montreal, Québec
2nd
Places edited in Bronx, New York
3rd
Places visited in Reykjavik, Iceland
3rd
Places edited in Staten Island, New York
4th
Places visited in Zagreb, Croatia
4th
Places edited in Toronto, Ontario
Loading map...
Eliot Memorial Bridge and Tower
Milton, Massachusetts

Great Blue Hill

The hill that gave the Massachusett tribe, and later the state, its name.
42.2120, -71.1156
Continuing up the Washburn Trail you will soon find yourself on top of the steep cliffs, looking down at the quarry
Cold Spring, New York

Mt. Taurus Quarry

Reforestation in action is the main attraction in this abandoned quarry.
41.4286, -73.9623
Asbury Park, New Jersey

SS Morro Castle Monument

Memorial to the 137 lives lost on a ship fire, the whole hulk of which washed up on the Asbury Park shore
40.2235, -73.9990
WikiCommons)
Staten Island, New York

Fresh Kills Landfill

One-time largest man-made structure in the world will be a park in 30 years
40.5774, -74.1862
Old Croton Aqueduct Trail
Dobbs Ferry, New York

Old Croton Aqueduct Trail

This once-grand marvel of engineering is now 41 miles of scenic hiking trail
41.0117, -73.8767
Brooklyn, New York

Deno's Wonder Wheel

One of the most enjoyable bits of history at Coney Island and “the most romantic ride in the world.”
40.5743, -73.9788
Bronx, New York

Van Cortlandt Park Monoliths

Small monoliths of several varieties of stone sit alongside a wooded path in the Bronx
40.8921, -73.8968
Possible entrance into the tunnel
Brooklyn, New York

Staten Island's Lost Subway Tunnel

An abandoned subway tunnel that could have reinvigorated Staten Island still lies somewhere beneath this Brooklyn park
40.6403, -74.0322
Some of the birds' Green-Wood relatives
Brooklyn, New York

Monk Parakeets of Brooklyn College

Con Edison’s exotic and heat-loving pests
40.6320, -73.9527
A panoramic view of the stage from the back of the balcony
New York, New York

United Palace Theatre

The last of New York City's five "Wonder Theaters," this Jazz Age movie palace still hosts performances.
40.8465, -73.9379
A Brooklyn Rapid Transit electric streetcar in 1908.
Brooklyn, New York

Canarsie Trolley Graveyard

Residents of this Brooklyn neighborhood may be unaware their houses sit atop a buried trolley graveyard.
40.6441, -73.8983
Queens, New York

The Golden Shopping Mall

An easy to overlook storefront hides some of the most authentic and regionally diverse Chinese food in New York.
40.7571, -73.8294
The Morris-Jumel Mansion
New York, New York

The Morris-Jumel Mansion

The oldest house in Manhattan is now a museum that remembers the home's sordid history of scandal, ghosts, and vice-presidents
40.8345, -73.9385
Brooklyn, New York

Erasmus Hall High School

A Collegiate Gothic quadrangle that surrounds an 18th century secondary school whose financing came from the likes of Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, among others
40.6497, -73.9593
Brooklyn, New York

Minerva in the Green-Wood Cemetery

A curious friendship between two inanimate ladies.
40.6570, -73.9897
The Grave of John Matthews
Brooklyn, New York

Grave of John Matthew: The Soda Fountain King

Final resting place of the immigrant who brought artificial seltzer water to America.
40.6581, -73.9948
Overlooking New York Harbor.
Brooklyn, New York

Green-Wood Cemetery

A Victorian cemetery in the heart of Brooklyn remains a popular mecca of morbid curiosity.
40.6581, -73.9948
McGovern Weir Greenhouse sign.
Brooklyn, New York

McGovern Weir Greenhouse

New York's last remaining Victorian-era greenhouse.
40.6590, -73.9962
The Brooklyn Theatre Fire obelisk.
Brooklyn, New York

Green-Wood Cemetery's Brooklyn Theatre Fire Memorial

A mass grave for victims of one of the city’s worst fires.
40.6591, -73.9958
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.
40.6602, -73.9690
New York, New York

President Ulysses S. Grant's Tomb

Visit the monolithic tomb of America's most famous general
40.8134, -73.9631
Queens, New York

Steinway Piano Factory

Piano-making empire filled with 200-year-old steam machines still churning out 1,000 instruments a year
40.7788, -73.9066
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Sniff the Titan Arum's rotting flesh
40.6687, -73.9647
Yankee Ferry
Brooklyn, New York

Yankee Ferry

A world of whimsy and wonder aboard a one of a kind historic landmark vessel
40.6681, -74.0103