Discover the secrets and hidden history of two great neighborhoods that are a lot more than just trendy stores and restaurants. You'll marvel at majestic cast-iron buildings, unearth the Italian immigrants roots of the neighborhood, see an artist’s landscape meant to suggest prehistoric Manhattan, learn the Revolutionary War links to the street names, go "on the set" at locations for such films as Ghost and Big Daddy, feast your eyes on the birthplace of pizza, inspect the scene of an infamous murder that involved Founding Fathers, tiptoe past a haunted bistro, and much more.
Your team will tackle such questions as...
• On Greene St. between Prince and Spring, stand on a strange subway map, where uptown is downtown and vice versa. It's actually a work of art from 1986 by Belgian artist Francoise Schein, called “Subway Map Floating on a New York Sidewalk.” Near the 8th Ave. and 14th St. stop, find a grid of symbols. If your tic-tac-toe opponent has a bulb and a glass, what square would you be sure to claim? Answer: You’d want the bird on a grid of symbols on a sign on the wall near the 8th Ave. and 14th stop marked on the sidewalk map.
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