Parts of the old Kosciuszco and Kew Gardens bridges, the Erie Canal, the Staten Island Expressway are dumped in the Atlantic Ocean to make artificial reefs.
The Department of the Interior announced on Wednesday two new national historic landmarks for New York State including one in NYC: the Schomburg Center
The first pieces of the New York Wheel, to be the world's tallest ferris wheel, were installed on Staten Island yesterday. The pedestals weight 100 tons each.
It’s no exaggeration to say that the Erie Canal made the Big Apple. Today, signs of that great project are scattered around NYC like the Red Hook Grain Terminal