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It's the oldest outdoor monument in New York, and it holds time capsules that the Central Park Conservancy has no plans of unearthing.

The MetroCard was introduced on January 6th, 1994, the start of a long goodbye for the subway token. But before all that, we had paper tickets and dime-dropping.

Only a couple of these images ever appeared in print, over 50 years ago in an obscure magazine out of the Soviet Union.

Eric Adams says he'll be the first biking mayor; in 1910, we got our first "walking mayor."

On a strip of green tape fastened to the back of the painting Warhol wrote, probably with a black Sharpie pen: "To Truman Love Andy ’78."

The design is attributed to Peggy Boone and incorporates the blue and orange of New York’s City flag adopted as the fair’s signature colors.

From Saul Steinberg, the artist who created the iconic “View of the World from 9th Avenue" New Yorker cover, here's an interpretation of this Greenwich Village corner in the 1500s.

This script, revised on October 6th, 1947 and used by Kazan, bears many annotations and is the only known surviving script of his from the production.

“I submit this as my idea of an appealing commercial cover expressive of the book," Kerouac wrote.

This drawing is just one document of the millions which fill over 2500 boxes comprising the New York World’s Fair 1939-1940 Incorporated records.