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.
With a new study to explore opening North Brother Island, here are our favorite secrets of this mysterious, abandoned island in NYC's East River.
NYC Council member Mark Levine is pioneering a study exploring the environmental effects of increased public access to NYC's remote North Brother's Island.
A canoe trip led by NYC's Urban Park Rangers included a surprise stop at North Brother Island, providing a rare opportunity to visit the abandoned island.
Until September 11th, the sinking of the General Slocum was responsible for the largest loss of life in NYC and changed the composition of the Lower East Side.
10 of NYC's abandoned hospitals, a remnant of a darker past when the diseased and undesirables were placed far from civilization, by Will Ellis of Abandoned NYC
Here are 10 of the creepiest places in NYC from graveyards turned into parks to haunted townhouses to abandoned psych wards.
In North Brother Island: The Last Unknown Place in NYC, photographer Christopher Payne documents the abandoned island off the Bronx over the course of one year.
Several abandoned gantries–or slips for ferries–mainly in association to trains are located around NYC in Long Island City, the Bronx, North Brother Island
Our most popular list on Foursquare is our Abandoned NYC list. Some places are break-in-able, some open to the public, some only for the intrepid.