Websites for New York Mavens  

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Architecture..16 Food..2 Long Island..3 Staten Island..7
Art..4 Fun and Miscellaneous..9 Lower East Side..13 Subways & Railroad..1
Bronx..8 Harlem..11 Museums..1 Upper East Side..11
Brooklyn..8 Historic Houses..3 New Jersey..2 Upper West Side..12
Downtown/Financial Dist...8 Historical Accounts..4 New York State..2 Vintage Photos..4
East Village..12 Hudson River Valley..1 Queens..8 Walking Tours..7
Event Listings..1 Landmarks..10 Soho..11 West Village..12

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1. Bridge and Tunnel Club    A fun photographic series of walks throughout all five boroughs of New York City.
2. Brill Building    An excellent site about many of the musicians who have worked at this famous Theatre District music-making cen ter.
3. Forgotten New York: New York Neighborhoods    Illustrated tours of New York neighborhoods. Great websites!
4. Forgotten NY    Fantastic series of websites with historic street scenes, neighborhoods, buildings, and oddities. You'll spend hours touring on these sites!
5. Former Street Names in Manhattan    Old roads, lanes, alleys, courts, terraces, parks, squares, wharves, piers, slips, markets and other named urban features that have been demapped, obliterated, or renamed.
6. Frederic Schwartz Architects    A range of projects are posted on site including a number in NYC: Harlem, Gramercy Park, WTC Site, Chelsea, SoHo, etc.
7. General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen    Great library
8. Historic Photos of Early 20th Century Manhattan    
9. JOE ZITO: NYC Architecture & Musings by Joe Zito    Delightful articles about all sorts of New York topics! Very enlightening!
10. 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.
11. New York City Walk (With photographs)    Between May 2002 and December 2004, I walked every street on the island of Manhattan. Every darn street.
12. New York Heritage Digital Library Collections    More than 160 digital collections from New York State, via libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions.
13. New York Post Cards from the Past    
14. New York Songlines: A Virtual Walking Tour of Manhattan neighborhoods    A site-map and virtual walking tour guide of Manhattan south of 48th Street
15. Photographic Walking Tours of Manhattan Neighborhoods    A wide range of photographic walks throughout Manhattan
16. 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."
17. Property Shark    A web resource that includes an amazing amount of building information. Try free trial to see if you are satisfied.
18. Street Easy    A street finder and real estate tool. Can prove useful for address and location finding.
19. The Schubert Archive    An impressive website sponsored by this remarkable Theatre collection and research library.
20. Weegee's World of Photographs: International Center for Photography    

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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