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1. Brill Building    An excellent site about many of the musicians who have worked at this famous Theatre District music-making cen ter.
2. Brooklyn Bridge: Wikipedia    
3. 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.
4. Eldridge Street Synagogue    Includes Architectural Tour
5. Forgotten NY    Fantastic series of websites with historic street scenes, neighborhoods, buildings, and oddities. You'll spend hours touring on these sites!
6. Gotham Center for New York City History at CUNY    
7. Lower Manhattan Walking Tour: National Geographic    SoHo, NoLIta, Lower East Side Interactive Map
8. Manhattan Timeformations    Interactive skyscraper modeling
9. Masters of Photograpy: Jacob Riis    Remarkable collection of images by reformer/photographer Jacob Riis.
10. Medieval New York    A wonderful student site that consists of a range of artices about numerous churches, plus Temple Emanu-El, the Woolworth Tower, the Kingsbridge Armory, and many others.
11. National Academy of Design    
12. National Arts Club    Includes Interior Tour
13. New York Heritage Digital Library Collections    More than 160 digital collections from New York State, via libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions.
14. Nineteenth-century Views of Manhattan    Uptown Views
15. NYC Municipal Archives    Nice on-line photo gallery in various areas. Great research institution.
16. NYU: Architecture in NY/Self-guided Walking Tours    
17. Olde Yorkville    A Web-Log about old Yorkville with some useful links. A work in progress, so drop by and visit!
18. Sailor's Snug Harbor    This is an excellent book preview of a history of Sailor's Snug Harbor in Staten Island
19. Sunshine Theater: A History    From church, to immigrant meeting hall, to boxing venue, to nickelodeon, Yiddish theater, to hardware shop, to graffiti showcase, and an indie-rock playroom to hip movie theater.
20. Welcome to TriBeCa    History, Architecture, Maps, and more...
21. World Trade Center Virtual Reality Photo Tour    The company has various Virtual Reality Tours on its website - many focusing on the WTC site

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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