A round-up of New York's most obscure abandoned islands, which have housed drug addicts, the infirm, sharks, crazy investors, and makeshift navies.
Located in South Brooklyn along Jamaica Bay, Marine Park is a neighborhood full of history and secrets dating back to the Native American era.
The other islands of New York City reflect the story of the city. A look at Rikers Island, North Brother Island, Roosevelt Island and more.
Forgotten Mau Mau Island near Mill Basin in Brooklyn hosted a free-for-all artistic naval battle hosted by Swimming Cities in 2011. Sabotage was highly encouraged.