Websites for New York Mavens  

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Architecture..22 Fun and Miscellaneous..11 Lower East Side..4 Subways & Railroad..1
Bronx..7 Harlem..6 Museums..5 Times Square..4
Brooklyn..6 Historic Houses..3 New York State..1 Upper East Side..7
Children..3 Historical Accounts..8 Queens..6 Upper West Side..6
Downtown/Financial Dist...3 Hudson River Valley..1 Religious..2 Vintage Photos..9
East Village..6 Landmarks..7 Soho..5 Walking Tours..7
Event Listings..9 Long Island..1 Staten Island..5 West Village..5

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1. Audrey Munson: Muse, Model, Forgotten, Remembered    A website devoted to the model who posed for the female figure in many of the great Beaux Arts statues in Manhattan. Fascinating!
2. Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group (Upper West Side)    A local history organization with regular lectures, tours, and other public programs
3. Bridge and Tunnel Club    A fun photographic series of walks throughout all five boroughs of New York City.
4. Center for Jewish History    
5. Chelsea Art Galleries    A fairly comprehensive listing of galleries in the Chelsea area,
6. Children's Museum of Manhattan    
7. Children's Museum of the Arts    
8. Christo and Jean-Claude's Official Website    Extensive website with information about Christo's Gates and numerous other projects.
9. Christo Official Website from NYC    Lots of Valuable Information
10. Christo's Gates: Diagram and Self-Guided Walking Tour    
11. Chrysler Building / Silver Spire: How Two Men's Dreams Changed the Skyline of New York    Lovingly written information about the Chrysler Building
12. Chrysler Building / The Social Construction of the Skyscraper    Remarkable website about the Chrysler Building and its interrelationship with its time. Great historic images.
13. Church of the Incarnation    Click on "Tour the Building" for a self-guided walking tour of this magnificent 19th century Murray Hill church.
14. City Revies    A diverse website on numerous topics about New York. Particularly good for individual histories of buildings.
15. Deitch Projects Gallery: SoHo and Long Island City, Queens    Deitch Projects is known for producing ambitious projects by contemporary artists.
16. Faded Signs in New York by Artist/Photographer Frank Jump    A delightful website of historic (hence, faded) painted wall advertising in New York City. Children Cry for Fletcher's Castoria!!
17. Forgotten Delights: Public Sculptures and More...    Very nice selection of representational scultpures in Manhattan
18. Gotham Center for New York City History at CUNY    
19. Jewish Museum    
20. Lewis Hine: Construction of Empire State Building    Classic photographs of the building of the Empire State Building.
21. Metronome Clock at Union Square    
22. Museum of the City of New York    
23. National Academy of Design    
24. National Arts Club    Includes Interior Tour
25. New York City Subway Art Guide    Great photographic selection of the Arts for Transit projects in the New York City subway system.
26. New York City Walk (With photographs)    Between May 2002 and December 2004, I walked every street on the island of Manhattan. Every darn street.
27. New York Heritage Digital Library Collections    More than 160 digital collections from New York State, via libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions.
28. New York Images    New York related art works by a range of artists, both well-known and lesser-known
29. Nineteenth-century Views of Manhattan    Uptown Views
30. Photographs of New York Art, Architecture, Holiday Windows, and more    A wonderful website by New Yorker Mark Lentz
31. Piccirilli Brothers Studio    Fantastic website with great images of the works of the Piccirilli Brothers of the Bronx.
32. Place Matters    Places of social and cultural importance in New York City. Not your usual landmarks. Click on "Tours" or "Featured Place of the Week."
33. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture    
34. Skyscraper Walking Tour of Lower Manhattan    Four nIce "download-able" descriptions and self-guided walking tours of some of the world's great skyscrapers.
35. The Chrysler Building: Wikipedia    A remarkably detailed, yet brief, description of the Chrysler Building. Includes some interesting Chrysler web-links.
36. Walking Tours of Manhattan: Self-Guided    An interesting array of self-guided Manhattan walks with Google Maps and photographs and sometimes explanatory text.
37. Yiddish Theatre: The Folksbiene    The Official Folksbiene website

Frequently I am asked for a list of my favorite New York web-sites.

Presented here are varied sites, broken up into categories ranging from exceptionally informative to somewhat esoteric (perhaps even eccentric).

Choose a category that interests you and enjoy!
- Justin
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