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While it has been basically proven that there probably aren’t dinosaurs actually buried underneath Central Park, there is something equally fabulous that remains lost beneath the surface of the famous park. The Marble Arch was one of the finest pieces of architecture in Central Park, located at the end of the mall, on the opposite end of Bethesda Terrace was Marble Arch. It was unique for many reasons.

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We know you guys love to read about New York City’s abandoned subway stations, reveling most recently in a Fun Map of these subterranean fascinations. But what about subway stations that were built but never used? An article today about from Second Avenue Sagas about the 7 line extension station at Hudson Yards, awaiting passengers as the rest of the mega development is completed, reminded us of these. Here are 5 never completed or barely used subway stations in New York City:

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Earlier this month, Blueprint NYC (produced by the Office of NYCMedia), took viewers into the five Loew’s Wonder Theatres of New York and New Jersey. Their second episode details the fascinating history of the Manhattan Municipal Building, one of New York City’s early skyscrapers built in 1914. A fun fact: the striking building was designed from a rejected sketch of Grand Central Terminal.

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Mad Men fever has hit New York City hard with a host of events to mark the final season of the hit television show. And to no surprise, as it’s hard not to revel in the intimate and thrilling depictions of 1960s Madison Avenue advertising executives. Celebrate the end of the cutthroat yet glamorous Mad Men-era in NYC with inspired liquid lunches, films that inspired creator Matthew Wiener, and a special exhibit at the Museum of Moving Image, before tuning in to the final season premiere on April 5th.

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