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New York, New York

The Village Gate Sign

The former sign of this immortal music venue is just that--undying
40.7284, -73.9998
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 Weathermen Townhouse Explosion
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
40.7342, -73.9960
New York, New York

Model Ship Collection at the South Street Seaport Museum

Set sail on a small scale
40.7054, -74.0039
Two elms in Tompkins Square Park main plaza (Hare Krishna Tree is the one behind)
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.
40.7261, -73.9820
The Standard Oil Building
New York, New York

The Standard Oil Building

This curved Manhattan building was built to house the opulence of John D. Rockefeller's oil empire
40.7054, -74.0129
Paley Park in the Winter
New York, New York

Paley Park

A small peaceful park and waterfall tucked amid the urban grind of Midtown Manhattan.
40.7603, -73.9751
New York, New York

Giant Needle and Button

There must be a pun in this haystack somewhere...
40.7542, -73.9881
The Mulberry Bend
New York, New York

The Mulberry Bend

At one of New York's most violent streets during the 19th century, you could pay for violence off a prix fixe menu
40.7151, -73.9994
The wooden escalators at Macy's are almost 100 years old.
New York, New York

Macy's Wooden Escalators

A bit of retro transportation flair preserved in the world's largest department store.
40.7508, -73.9895
New York, New York

Union Square Metronome

The most confusing clock in New York
40.7346, -73.9903
The American Merchant Mariner's Memorial
New York, New York

The American Merchant Mariner's Memorial

Twice a day one of these tragic bronze mariners drowns with the tide to remember all those the sea has taken.
40.7039, -74.0179
Alice in Wonderland statue
New York, New York

Alice in Wonderland Statue

This whimsical Central Park statue is modeled off the likeness of its creators.
40.7825, -73.9654
New York, New York

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

Burn a bit of New York history into your memory
40.7301, -73.9954
Castle Williams
New York, New York

Castle Williams

In its day this historic fort held 100 cannons pointed in almost every direction to protect New York
40.6928, -74.0192
Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace Museum
New York, New York

Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace Museum

The rough and tumble president's childhood home still displays the shirt he was once shot in and the speech that saved him
40.7388, -73.9889
New York, New York

41 Cooper Square

This exemplar of modernist architecture is meant to captivate and inspire students of the Cooper Union
40.7287, -73.9902
Yonah Schimmel's Knish Bakery
New York, New York

Yonah Schimmel's Knish Bakery

Love, knishes, and best wishes from this legendary Lower East Side bakery
40.7231, -73.9901
Sugar House Prison window
New York, New York

The Sugar House Prison Window

An odd, ancient window that may have once been part of a brutal prison is embedded in the side of New York's Police Plaza
40.7123, -74.0017
(Flickr/Prehensile Eye)
New York, New York

Carsten Höller Slide

Three-story slide through the New Museum.
40.7256, -74.0069
Lightship Frying Pan at Pier 66 Maritime
New York, New York

The Lightship Frying Pan

Rummage through this sunken ship, but leave your scuba gear at home
40.7519, -74.0084
New Yorker Hotel
New York, New York

New Yorker Hotel

The New York hotel where tragic visionary Nikola Tesla spent his final hours, destitute and alone but for the pigeons
40.7527, -73.9935
Keith Haring's “Once Upon a Time" Bathroom Mural
New York, New York

Keith Haring's 'Once Upon a Time' Bathroom Mural

A masterpiece of LGBT art has been restored in what may now be the most valuable restroom in America
40.7380, -74.0010
Abandoned 18th Street Subway Station
New York, New York

Abandoned 18th Street Subway Station

This abandoned subway station can still be seen on regular commuter trips
40.7372, -73.9886