Abandoned NYC: South Edgemere

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I've been doing more NYC research and am discovering some fascinating places, some of which--perfect for Halloween season--are abandoned! Who knew our crowded metropolis had so many acres of forgotten land?

Today's find is South Edgemere in the Rockaways (way out in Queens, past JFK airport). A century ago it was a seaside playground, but now it's completely abandoned (see the large green patch in the lower part of the above map? That's it...). I'd totally go for an adventure there, but the packs of wild dogs put it pretty much at the bottom of the list of places I'd like to go...

Check out Nathan Kensinger's cool article/photos for more.

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