This isn't just any mural - it's five concrete slabs from the Berlin Wall that were moved to New York and covered with art created by two German artists. Go to the Jefferies office building and Paley Park on 53rd Street to check out a piece of history.
No longer in use, this train platform under the Waldorf-Astoria hotel was once used by VIPs as a secret entrance into the building. It was perhaps most famously used by FDR, which experts think was a way to conceal his polio from the public.
Hidden in an industrial block of Brooklyn, artist collective The House Of Yes is known for their wild acrobatic shows. Shows are largely publicized by word of mouth, but you might get tipped off if you follow their Twitter or Facebook feeds.
The Blockhouse is an old fort once used by Americans to defend against a possible British attack. It was finished in 1814, but was likely built upon a foundation that goes back to the Revolutionary War, or even earlier.
This working clock embedded into the sidewalk at Broadway and Maiden Lane was initially created as an advertising gimmick for a local jeweler. This is actually the second clock installed here - the first was in 1899 (not 1884), and then it was replaced in 1940 with this one that you can still visit today.
Located in Astoria, Queens, this museum is dedicated to all things related to film, TV, and digital media. Maybe the coolest part? It has one of the largest collections of video games and gaming devices in the world.
This looks like a residential home, but the outside is fake - it's actually a subway station, located at 58 Joralemon Street in Brooklyn. But those other homes are actually homes, so don't get them mixed up!
If you're looking for a cool, refreshing beverage that will also keep you alert, check out this tasty treat at the Momofuku Milk Bar in Brooklyn. But remember the name when you go, because you won't find it on the menu.
This statue of Vladimir Lenin is on top of a building in East Village called Red Square. It was originally a Soviet-commissioned statue that was never unveiled in the country due to the collapse of the U.S.S.R. It was later found in Russia and purchased by the owners of the Red Square building.