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New York, New York

New York's Hidden Tropical Forest

A miniature rainforest is growing inside of a Midtown Manhattan office building.
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Grand Central Ceiling Dark Patch

A dark patch of the ceiling at Grand Central Terminal which was not restored is still stained brown by tobacco.
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Grand Central Terminal Whispering Gallery

Whisper secrets in a busy station only to be heard on the other side of this acoustic arch.
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Grand Central Oyster Bar

This subterranean oyster house has been the pearl of Grand Central Station since 1913.
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Vanderbilt Tennis Club

The famous facade of Grand Central Terminal hides a regulation tennis court, and it's not the first one.
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Campbell Apartment

A very classy 1920s-era bar right in Grand Central Station.
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Modern Love Club

This narrow shop in the East Village hosts a matchmaking service for the new millennium.
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Russian and Turkish Baths Cafe

Have a steam and some blini at this cafe in a century-old bathhouse.
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C-Squat

A notorious punk house turned co-op.
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Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space

A living archive of urban activism and space reclaimed.
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La Plaza Cultural

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

Monument to a forgotten NYC disaster that claimed the lives of 1,000.
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Tompkins Square Temperance Fountain

A reminder to choose water over wine since 1888.
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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.
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'The Sale of Manhattan'

Down a stairway in the East Village, you could once read a plaque describing an alternate history of a fictional version of Manhattan.
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The Relic Chapel at the Church of the Most Holy Redeemer

Relics given to a Manhattan church to avoid seizure by the Italian government.
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Lenin Statue at Red Square

Salute the leader of the proletariat.
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Angel Orensanz Foundation

The oldest surviving synagogue in New York City is now a soaring art space.
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Grand Opening 139 Norfolk

Check your calendars; you might be attending a drive-in movie or sitting next to a fashion runway.
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Shopsin's

Prove you deserve to be fed by Kenny Shopsin.
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Lower East Side Toy Company (The Back Room)

Become a prohibition rebel.
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Bluestockings Bookstore

New York City's only radical feminist independent bookstore.
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Cherry Street Gang Warfare

Gang fights don't just happen on the streets, they happen under them too.
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Daredevil Tattoo Museum

This iconic tattoo shop has its own onsite museum with artifacts from the early history of modern body art.