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The 13 Most Haunting Abandoned Spots In NYC

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    Halloween in New York City can be scary for all the wrong reasons. If hordes of inebriates in costume and over-the-top "haunted attractions" aren't your cup of tea, know that there are still a few places left in the city where the true spirit of the season is alive and well. In fact, eerie, atmospheric ruins are tucked away in the less-traveled corners of all five boroughs.

    As a year-round explorer of the dark and dilapidated, I've rounded up 13 of the city's most haunting (and abandoned) places, including a few you can actually see for yourself — without risking a trespassing charge.

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