In 2016, the Naval Cemetery Landscape opened at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, in a portion of the facility closed off to the public for ninety years. The 1.7 acre contemplative memorial landscape has transformed dramatically since opening, becoming a lush, natural habitat for bees, monarch butterflies, and many species of birds.
Tucked between an industrial stretch of Arthur Kill Road and the Staten Island boat graveyard is an abandoned (but landmarked) cemetery, with gravestones dating back to 1751.
There is a Preserved Fish buried in the Marble Cemetery, but not the kind with gills. This Fish human, although he did spend a good portion of his life at sea.
Green-Wood Cemetery, in Brooklyn, is asking a simple question: Are you Mrs. Niblo? Learn how to be cast as Mrs. Niblo in the spectacular, A Night at Niblo’s Garden.
Near Grant's Tomb in Riverside Park is the grave of four-year-old St. Claire Pollock, who died over 200 years ago in 1797. Here is the story of how he died.
Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn is full of fascinating history. Here are 5 weirdest burial sites in the cemetery, according to Jessica Ferri of Dearly Departed.
Beyond serving as the final resting place for some of the most famous New Yorkers, Green-Wood Cemetery has much to offer the living!
Uncover layers of New York City history by embarking on a scavenger hunt that will take you on an exciting quest all around the city with the Urban Archive app.
A project from Columbia University StudioLAB reimagines Madison Square Garden and Penn Station as a cemetery and lush public space for digital and physical memories.
Compositions of found objects, historic artifacts and photographs are now dispersed through Green-wood, as part of Among Trees and Stones: Walking Green-Wood.