We think about the city and the country as opposites, but they have more to do with one another than you would expect.
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How a statue representing well-functioning government ended up in a cemetery
A miracle on Bleecker Street, ornament, invention, and one of the great early skyscrapers
A Hudson River School artist looks north
There is no open road here.
The awesome beauty of a large hole in the earth, dug to bring railroads to Manhattan.
Top American bucket list destination in 1821
The river's brilliant reflections gave shape to this enormous sculpture in silver
Meet the two women behind this iconic 1936 photograph.
Cats, gossip, and laundry — a view of Los Angeles during the Great Depression.
The sensations of the streets of New York City
When movies were new and lights transformed the darkened city streets.
Buttons, flags, and booze — Ben conjures up a specific time and place.