Uncover the tragic story of Rufus Gilbert and his failed pneumatic train design for NYC's rapid transit system in the 19th century!
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Discover how Staten Island inspired the poetry and other literary works of the Harlem-born writer Audre Lorde!
Uncover the story of the Great Fire of 1776 in New York City which destroyed Lower Manhattan, from the Gotham Center Blog!
Discover which types of animals were given as donations to the Bronx Zoo in the early 20th-century, and who donated them!