Located in northeastern Queens, Whitestone has been the site of shipwrecks, Harry Houdini's home, and a "spaceship church."
From an abandoned airport to a park named after the designer of a version of the quarter, here are 14 secrets of College Point, Queens.
The surrounding waters of New York hide over 300 ill-fated ships. We dive into some of New York's famous shipwrecks, both known and lost.
Across New York City, there are plenty of remnants of abandoned rail lines, some of which have been defunct for over a century.