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La Plaza Cultural

This former crime corner has been turned into an eclectic community center.
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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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Please Don't Tell

Dodge prohibitionists and slide through the telephone booth in Crif Dogs.
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Caffe Reggio

Sip a cappuccino in the historic cafe that introduced them to the United States.
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Jefferson Market Library

Named the fifth most beautiful building in America in 1885, this former courthouse boasts the best view in the Village.
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Greenwich Locksmith

Phil Mortillaro uses keys to bring art back to the Village.
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Hess Triangle

New York City's smallest piece of private property.
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Gay Liberation

The first piece of public art dedicated to LGBT rights.
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Gay Street

An aptly-named street near the birthplace of the modern LGBT rights movement.
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Clock Tower Building

A historic 1890s architectural masterpiece with an iconic clock tower that, once open to the public, now faces an uncertain future.
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Long Lines Building

An uber-secure, windowless tower of doom in the center of Manhattan is an NSA spyscraper.
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Old City Hall Station

A beautiful and abandoned New York subway station from 1904, complete with chandelier.
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Survivor Tree

The last living thing to come out of the rubble after 9/11 is now a symbol of hope and resilience.
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'The Sphere'

This sculpture by artist Fritz Keonig survived the 9/11 attacks and now stands as a monument to the victims.
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Trinity Churchyard

This cemetery has graves dating back to the 17th century, including the city's oldest carved tombstone and an ominous cryptogram.
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Model Ship Collection at the South Street Seaport Museum

Set sail on a small scale.
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The Elevated Acre

Amid the bustle and noise of the Financial District hides a secluded garden oasis above the city streets.
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The SeaGlass Carousel

Manhattan’s Battery Park has a whimsical carousel full of spinning, glowing fish.
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Skyscraper Museum

An institution dedicated to the towering buildings that make up skylines in New York City and around the world.