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Marlene Dietrich, 1951

A photo of Ernest Hemingway, signed “With love, Papa,” rests on the side table in the living room of the actress’s Park Avenue apartment.

Photo: George Karger/Pix Inc./Time Life Pictures/Getty Images

Greta Garbo, her home for 37 years

The famous recluse resided in this fifth-floor apartment at 450 East 52nd Street, near the East River, from 1953 until her death in 1990. The carpet in her dressing room was custom-made by V'Soske, based on a pattern of her own design.

Photo: Harriet Brown & Co.

Shirley MacLaine, 1972

Contemplating the fierce shag carpeting in her 52nd Street apartment.

Photo: Conde Nast Archive/Corbis

Marlon Brando and his sisters, Hell's Kitchen 1948

From left, actress Jocelyn Brando with husband, director Don Hanmer and son Gahan; painter Frances Brando with (seated) husband, painter Richard Loving and daughter Julia.

Photo: Lisa Larsen/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images

Raquel Welch, 1987

Aerobicizing in the Central Park South apartment she shared with her husband, producer Andre Weinfeld.

Photo: JP Laffont/Sygma/Corbis

Anne Bancroft, 1963

Studying a script in the Greenwich Village apartment she lived in with Mel Brooks.

Photo: AP Photo

Lucille Ball, 1965

Admiring the view from her terrace at the New York Hilton.

Photo: Archive Photos/Getty Images

Jane Fonda, 1962

Making a call on a rotary-dial telephone in her bedroom. At the time, Fonda was studying with Lee Strasberg at the Actors Studio and filming Walk on the Wild Side.

Photo: Genevieve Naylor/Corbis

Julie Andrews, 1955

Reclining in the $275-a-month Park Chambers Hotel apartment she shared with actress Dilys Lay. The television set was a gift from a gentleman caller.

Photo: Harry Harris/AP Images

Dustin Hoffman, 1967

Doing chin-ups in the kitchen doorway of his 16 West 11th Street apartment.

Photo: Bob Gomel/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images

Liza Minnelli, 1969

The actress lived with entertainer Peter Allen in this 300 East 57th Street apartment.

Photo: Burt Glinn/Magnum Photos

Jose Mora (left) North Conduit and McKinley Avenues, Cypress Hills. On September 4, 2006, 11-year-old Mora was on his way to the barber for a back-to-school haircut; that week, he was to start the sixth grade at nearby Junior High School 302. He was struck by a Honda while walking his bike across an intersection.

Jonathan Neese South 4th Street and Roebling Street, Williamsburg. On August 12, 2006, Neese, a bike messenger known as “Bronx Jon,” was struck by a livery cab while cycling from Brooklyn to Manhattan.

Sam Khaled Hindy (left) Base of the Manhattan Bridge. On November 16, 2007, Hindy was run over after mistakenly entering a Manhattan Bridge lane reserved for cars.

Habian Rodriguez Main Street and Horace Harding Expressway, Flushing. On September 1, 2007, Rodriguez collided with a city bus and died 30 minutes later.

Elizabeth Padilla (left) Fifth Avenue and Prospect Place, Park Slope. Commuting to the Brooklyn Bar Association on June 9, 2005, Padilla swerved to avoid the open door of a parked P.C. Richard’s truck. She lost control of her bike and fell underneath the wheels of an ice-cream delivery truck.

Juan Luis Solis East Gun Hill Road and Bouck Avenue, the Bronx. Attempting to pass a double-parked car on June 22, 2007, Solis was struck by a box truck and died of severe head trauma. The truck did not stop.

Jeffrey Moore (left) Chauncey Street and Rockaway Avenue, Bed-Stuy. According to witnesses, on May 29, 2007, Moore was run over (twice) by his girlfriend Jeanine Harrington. She was indicted on charges of murder and criminal possession of a weapon (her Nissan Pathfinder).

Derek Lake Houston Street and La Guardia Place. On June 26, 2006, Lake reportedly skidded on a steel construction plate and was crushed underneath the wheels of a passing truck.

Elijah Armand Wrancher (left) Springfield Boulevard and 130th Avenue, Springfield Gardens. On August 28, 2007, 12-year-old Wrancher attempted to ride his bicycle while holding onto a moving truck. He lost his grip and fell under the truck’s rear wheel.

David Smith Sixth Avenue and 36th Street. On December 5, 2007, Smith was biking up Sixth Avenue when the passenger-side door of a parked pickup truck opened unexpectedly. He was knocked into the path of an oncoming truck.

Anthony Delgado (left) Palmetto Street and Central Avenue, Bushwick. Shortly after midnight on April 29, 2007, 13-year-old Delgado borrowed a bike to head home from his friend’s baptism party. As he crossed the intersection, he was struck by an SUV.

Carolina Hernandez 57th Avenue and Junction Boulevard, Elmhurst. On August 16, 2007, Hernandez was riding to a mall when she was struck and killed by a Chevy truck. The driver pled guilty to driving with a suspended license.

Anthony Delgado (left) Palmetto Street and Central Avenue, Bushwick. Shortly after midnight on April 29, 2007, 13-year-old Delgado borrowed a bike to head home from his friend’s baptism party. As he crossed the intersection, he was struck by an SUV.

Carolina Hernandez 57th Avenue and Junction Boulevard, Elmhurst. On August 16, 2007, Hernandez was riding to a mall when she was struck and killed by a Chevy truck. The driver pled guilty to driving with a suspended license.

Anthony Delgado (left) Palmetto Street and Central Avenue, Bushwick. Shortly after midnight on April 29, 2007, 13-year-old Delgado borrowed a bike to head home from his friend’s baptism party. As he crossed the intersection, he was struck by an SUV.

Carolina Hernandez 57th Avenue and Junction Boulevard, Elmhurst. On August 16, 2007, Hernandez was riding to a mall when she was struck and killed by a Chevy truck. The driver pled guilty to driving with a suspended license.

Anthony Delgado (left) Palmetto Street and Central Avenue, Bushwick. Shortly after midnight on April 29, 2007, 13-year-old Delgado borrowed a bike to head home from his friend’s baptism party. As he crossed the intersection, he was struck by an SUV.

Carolina Hernandez 57th Avenue and Junction Boulevard, Elmhurst. On August 16, 2007, Hernandez was riding to a mall when she was struck and killed by a Chevy truck. The driver pled guilty to driving with a suspended license.

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