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London, England

Hidden Cells of Newgate Prison

Remnants of cells from the most notorious London prison may lie in the basement of a rare Victorian Gin Palace.
51.5163, -0.1018
Early tavern signs at the Connecticut Historical Society.
Hartford, Connecticut

Colonial America Tavern Signs Collection

The early American colonists were such ferocious drinkers the law actually required every town to have a tavern.
41.7729, -72.7053
The beautifully tiled Art Deco tunnel hidden underneath 34th street.
New York, New York

The Hidden Art Deco Tunnel Underneath the New Yorker Hotel

The beautiful tunnel that ran from the lobby to Penn Station is still hidden underneath 34th Street.
40.7527, -73.9936
Looking out from the ruins of a cocaine kingpin’s vacation home.
Panama

Pablo Escobar's Abandoned Secret Island Mansion

Hidden amid the tropical forest in the Caribbean Sea are the decaying ruins of the Cocaine King's luxurious island party home.
9.6333, -79.5667
The Carnegie Hall archives now contains around 300,000 artifacts.
New York, New York

Carnegie Hall Archives

More than 300,000 historical artifacts from the famous music venue, from Duke Ellington's handwritten score to The Beatles' booking slip.
40.7650, -73.9800
Golden Boy of Pye Corner
London, England

The Golden Boy at Pye Corner

A portly statue of a golden boy commemorates an unusual cause of the Great Fire of London: the sin of gluttony.
51.5171, -0.1019
Los Angeles, California

Musso and Frank Grill

This star-studded Old Hollywood restaurant is where Fettucine Alfredo made its United States debut.
34.1018, -118.3354
Kronborg Castle. (Wikimedia Commons)
Helsingør, Denmark

Kronborg Castle (Elsinore)

Old Danish castle immortalized in Shakespeare's Hamlet
56.0386, 12.6219
A miniature New York
Bronx, New York

Holiday Train Show at New York Botanical Gardens

Every year model trains zip through a miniature New York City that's now 150 landmarks strong.
40.8666, -73.8831
New York, New York

Hidden Wall of 1976 Graffiti

A partially hidden wall graffitied by spectators of the 1976 Bicentennial, recently rediscovered.
40.7023, -74.0105
Hartford, Connecticut

Coltsville

An abandoned gun-funded 19th century utopia.
41.7539, -72.6747
New York, New York

The Elevated Acre

Amidst the bustle and noise of the Financial District hides a secluded garden oasis above the city streets.
40.7032, -74.0094
Exterior of the former Fillmore East.
New York, New York

The Fillmore East

A Yiddish theater turned movie house turned rock and roll landmark turned gay disco turned bank.
40.7277, -73.9887
The Buried Remains of Little Compton Street
London, England

The Buried Remains of Little Compton Street

The signs of a long buried road can still be found hidden beneath a London sewer grate
51.5138, -0.1297
Queens, New York

The Ganesh Temple of Queens

Enormous Hindu temple in Queens, the first traditional Hindu temple built in the United States, serves incredible dosas in its basement canteen.
40.7528, -73.8169
Queens, New York

La Guardia's Art Deco Marine Air Terminal

A remnant from the golden age of aviation still in use today, Pan Am's Clipper service took off from this Art Deco gem.
40.7735, -73.8852
Abandoned pool with Gate House in the distance
Roslyn, New York

The Ruins of Harbor Hill

All that remains of a magnate's dream home is a historic gate and an abandoned public pool.
40.7937, -73.6425
The Coignet Stone Company Building
Brooklyn, New York

The Coignet Stone Company Building

New York's oldest concrete structure is being preserved thanks to the gentrification of Whole Foods.
40.6750, -73.9883
The Former Offices of McKim, Mead and White
New York, New York

The Former Offices of McKim, Mead and White

The one-time office of the architectural firm that ushered in the Gilded Age is now a Club Monaco.
40.7403, -73.9911
The Statue of Roscoe Conkling
New York, New York

The Statue of Roscoe Conkling

A 19th-century politician who died after walking home in a blizzard is honored with this Manhattan statue.
40.7411, -73.9882
Looking south on Thirteenth Avenue
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.
40.7400, -74.0136
Death Avenue Plaque
New York, New York

Death Avenue Plaque

Manhattan's deadly West Side railroad, which killed hundred of New Yorkers, is remembered by this simple plaque.
40.7511, -74.0020
Church of the Transfiguration
New York, New York

The Little Church Around the Corner

This Fifth Avenue church has long been the favored worshiping place of Broadway actors and vaudeville performers.
40.7452, -73.9859
Sandy Hook Nike Launch Site
Highlands, New Jersey

Sandy Hook Nike Launch Site

Rusting away on the edge of New Jersey are the remains of a Cold War missile launch site.
40.4639, -74.0028