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New York, New York

Cherokee Apartments

This Upper East Side apartment co-op was designed as a tuberculosis sanitarium.
Brooklyn, New York

Love Lane

Love is in the air along the small street in Brooklyn.
Shibuya City, Japan

Moyai

Inspired by the famous sculptures on Easter Island, this head serves as a popular meeting spot by Shibuya Station.
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.
Brooklyn, New York

Albemarle-Kenmore Terraces

These century-old townhouses contain some of the first car garages built in the United States.
Brooklyn, New York

Lindsay for Mayor Billboard

This recently uncovered ad for Lindsay's run at Mayor in 1965 had been hiding for decades underneath a billboard.
Brooklyn, New York

Avenue H Station House

This unusual subway stop was originally a real estate office.
Brooklyn, New York

Karen Deli Grocery

Sunset Park's Guatemalan community knows to head to the back of this bodega for a taste of home.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Army Terminal Building B

Empty, but not abandoned, this cavernous Brooklyn loading dock was once considered the largest individual building in the world.
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.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn's Smallest Graveyard

Brooklyn's Barkaloo Cemetery is the resting place of a scant two bodies.
Brooklyn, New York

The Brooklyn Visitation Monastery

A working monastery hidden away in Brooklyn once abutted the location of a former inebriate's home.
Brooklyn, New York

John Paul Jones Park's Rodman Gun

The rare American Civil War-era weapon was never fired in anger.
New York, New York

Catacombs of Old St. Patrick's Cathedral

Historical figures from New York City's Catholic community lie within the crypts.
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.
New York, New York

African Burial Ground Memorial National Monument

This memorial attraction maintains the memory of slavery's legacy in the creation of New York.
Brooklyn, New York

'The Dinner Party'

This enormous banquet-themed artwork honors over 1,000 notable women throughout history.
Brooklyn, New York

Steinberg Sculpture Garden

A beautiful collection of architectural ornaments rescued from demolished New York City buildings.
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.
Brooklyn, New York

770 Eastern Parkway

Headquarters of the world's fourth largest Hasidic sect and the first of many "770s" around the world.
Brooklyn, New York

Abu's Homestyle Bakery

This family-owned bakery is one of the last places in Brooklyn to sell the Nation of Islam–inspired bean pie.
Brooklyn, New York

David's Brisket House

A Jewish deli run by Yemeni Muslims in an Afro-Caribbean neighborhood is quintessential Brooklyn.
Brooklyn, New York

Wonderville

An arcade packed with a rotating collection of unique independent video games.
Brooklyn, New York

Do the Right Thing Way

Spike Lee's provocative film is officially honored right where it was made, the first time a work of art was used as a secondary street name.