Situated halfway between the United Nations complex and Long Island City is a tiny 1/2 acre island that appeared in
The creation of the NYC subway system misplaced literally tons of dirt and stone, but those materials did not go to waste. Here are six places built from the excavation of the subway.
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.
It's easy to think that the place you've lived in has always been the same but here are eight spots in NYC that were created out of excavations elsewhere.
U Thant Island is the smallest island in Manhattan and is man-made from excavation of the Steinway tunnels. It's named for a Burmese UN Secretary General