Ellis Island is synonymous with immigration, but this little piece of land has served many purposes, from a place to fish for oysters to an FBI field office.
Remnants of Fort Totten's former military life include an abandoned Civil War-era fort and a decaying early 20th century battery.
Brooklyn is a wonderland of abandoned spaces for urban explorers. Learn about abandoned boat graveyards, power stations, and subway tunnels.
A video by The New York Times shows a Coast Guard ice cutter, the Sturgeon Bay, at work near Germantown clearing a channel for barges and freeing trapped boats