Websites for New York Mavens  

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Architecture..38 Food..4 Museums..5 Staten Island..8
Art..7 Fun and Miscellaneous..15 Nature..1 Subways & Railroad..3
Bronx..8 Harlem..8 New Jersey..1 Times Square..10
Brooklyn..10 Historic Houses..7 New York State..1 Upper East Side..9
Children..1 Historical Accounts..13 Political History..2 Upper West Side..7
Downtown/Financial Dist...8 Hudson River Valley..2 Queens..8 Vintage Photos..19
East Village..8 Long Island..2 Religious..1 Walking Tours..10
Event Listings..4 Lower East Side..9 Soho..8 West Village..10

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1. American Architectural Survey    Great site! Numerous images, drawings, etc. of historic New York and nationally noted buildings
2. Architectural Photographs by Ezra Stoller, Peter Mauss & others    Various grand photographic images of noted architectural statements - a number of which are from New York City (including WTC)
3. BRIDGES OF NEW YORK: Photographer Dave Frieder    Amazing photographs of New York bridges!
4. Brill Building    An excellent site about many of the musicians who have worked at this famous Theatre District music-making cen ter.
5. Chinatown: A Journey Through Chinatown: Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens    Excellent site about Chinatowns in Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn with maps and photos. Even a chocolate tour! Intelligent commentary about Five Points.
6. Chrysler Building Radiator Cap / Imperial Web Pages    Finally! The answer to the Radator Cap story!
7. Chrysler Building / Silver Spire: How Two Men's Dreams Changed the Skyline of New York    Lovingly written information about the Chrysler Building
8. Chrysler Building / The Social Construction of the Skyscraper    Remarkable website about the Chrysler Building and its interrelationship with its time. Great historic images.
9. East Harlem Preservation    History, curent information, famous residents, landmarks with wonderful photos, links, and more.
10. Eldridge Street Synagogue    Includes Architectural Tour
11. Forgotten New York: New York Neighborhoods    Illustrated tours of New York neighborhoods. Great websites!
12. Forgotten NY    Fantastic series of websites with historic street scenes, neighborhoods, buildings, and oddities. You'll spend hours touring on these sites!
13. Fraunces Tavern Museum    
14. Fraunces Tavern Museum - New York Freedom Trail    
15. Friends of the Upper East Side Historic Districts    
16. GRAND CENTRAL PARTNERSHIP MIDTOWN TOUR    Tour of Neighborhood of Grand Central Terminal sponsored by Grand Central Partnership.
17. Grand Central Terminal 360 Degrees    360 Degree visual images of Grand Central
18. Great Images along the Sixth Avenue Elevated (Demolished in 1938)    
19. Historic Photos of Early 20th Century Manhattan    
20. James Maher New York Photographs - New and Old    A great series of web articles interspersing historic and new images of major NYC landmarks. Wow!
21. JOE ZITO: NYC Architecture & Musings by Joe Zito    Delightful articles about all sorts of New York topics! Very enlightening!
22. Landmarks Preservation Commission    
23. Merchant's House Museum    
24. New York City Building Department    A good source of information about individual buildings in all five boroughs. Click on "Certificates of Occupancy" for PDFs of original documents.
25. New York City in Black & White Photos: From 1890 on....    Magnificent photographs of old New York
26. New York City Walk    New Yorker, Caleb Smith's photographic walks through Manhattan. "Chock Full of Nuts" graphics and often captivating photographs.
27. New York City Walk (With photographs)    Between May 2002 and December 2004, I walked every street on the island of Manhattan. Every darn street.
28. New York Heritage Digital Library Collections    More than 160 digital collections from New York State, via libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions.
29. New York Songlines: A Virtual Walking Tour of Manhattan neighborhoods    A site-map and virtual walking tour guide of Manhattan south of 48th Street
30. NYC Atelier    An incredible printable interactive map series of Greenwich Village and SoHo with art, architecture, restaurants and more.
31. NYC Municipal Archives    Nice on-line photo gallery in various areas. Great research institution.
32. nylocations.com - Panoramic Views of New York sites    A remarkable array of 360-degree panoramic images of unusual New York City sites.
33. Old York Library    A wewb version of developer Seymour Durst's New York collection, now located at CUNY Graduate Center. Great e-mailable post cards!
34. Olde Yorkville    A Web-Log about old Yorkville with some useful links. A work in progress, so drop by and visit!
35. Photographic Walking Tours of Manhattan Neighborhoods    A wide range of photographic walks throughout Manhattan
36. Photographs of New York Art, Architecture, Holiday Windows, and more    A wonderful website by New Yorker Mark Lentz
37. Republican Walking Tour of Manhattan    A New York Magazine Walk prepared for the National Republican Convention 2004
38. Roosevelt Island Historical Society    
39. Sailor's Snug Harbor    This is an excellent book preview of a history of Sailor's Snug Harbor in Staten Island
40. Skyscraper Walking Tour of Lower Manhattan    Four nIce "download-able" descriptions and self-guided walking tours of some of the world's great skyscrapers.
41. The Chrysler Building: Wikipedia    A remarkably detailed, yet brief, description of the Chrysler Building. Includes some interesting Chrysler web-links.
42. UK Replica Watches, Rolex Replica Watches    A website of replica watches
43. URBAN TOURISM: Tour of Fifth Avenue in 1909    A delightful tour of turn-of-the-20th-century Fifth Avenue.
44. Welcome to TriBeCa    History, Architecture, Maps, and more...
45. World Trade Center Photo Tour    

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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