1. Oba Cahokia

    How long would the Civil War last if Kentucky joined the Confederacy but New York also seceded under Mayor Fernando Wood?

    The Purple/Blue (Colorblind) is the Union, Red is the Confederacy and the Orange is New York. Apparently New York City or at least the Mayor also thought about leaving the Union to keep economic ties with the Confederacy and this got me thinking. How long would this Civil War last and what be...
  2. Staten Island overtakes Manhattan as global financial hub

    Any POD is fine. How can Staten Island be made to effectively replace Manhattan in terms of global significance as a cultural, political, and financial powerhouse, and locally as the "center" of NYC? I just figured this would be a moderately amusing scenario to explore a bit.
  3. Gillan1220

    What if the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center was rebuilt after 9/11?

    Would it be possible to restore the Lower Manhattan skyline?
  4. WI: Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins creates his Paleozoic Museum

    In 1868, the British sculptor Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, best known for making the dinosaurs at Crystal Palace Park in th, was recruited by the Commissioners of Manhattan. The idea was to make a museum featuring life-sized statues of various prehistoric creatures of America at the time, like...
  5. Calcaterra

    AHC/WI: Vince Lombardi, Tom Landry, and Bill Belichick Stayed with the New York Giants?

    Just as the tin says, what if these three legendary coaches, all of whom were in major positions with the Giants at one point in their career, stayed with Big Blue? How can it happen? How would this effect football?
  6. Calcaterra

    What would the NYC Skyline look like today if the towers never fell?

    Can anyone create an image of the NYC skyline in 2018 if 9/11 never happened? I'm just struggling to think of what the skyline would be like with the two colossal buildings still there.
  7. TLIAPOT: Jungleland

    "And the kids 'round there live just like shadows Always quiet, holding hands From the churches to the jails Tonight all is silence in the world As we take our stand, Down in Jungleland!" - Bruce Springsteen, Jungleland _ _ _ Okay, who the fuck are you?. Why, I'm - Are you any good...