Bonus: Coney Island

The cover of the book Just Kids is photographed at Coney Island in front of the Cyclone rollercoaster, which is still operating. And if you’re wondering where the photograph at the very beginning of this article was taken, the great website Pop Spots not only identified where a slew of iconic Patti Smith photographs were taken, it also recreates them today.

Next, check out 7 spots in NYC where you can drink like the Beat Generation. Get in touch with the author @laraelmayan.