Websites for New York Mavens  

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Architecture..17 Fun and Miscellaneous..8 Lower East Side..23 Staten Island..8
Art..6 Harlem..11 Museums..3 Times Square..12
Bronx..8 Historic Houses..5 New Jersey..1 Upper East Side..12
Brooklyn..8 Historical Accounts..11 New York State..2 Upper West Side..14
Downtown/Financial Dist...13 Hudson River Valley..1 Queens..8 Vintage Photos..12
Event Listings..4 Landmarks..8 Religious..1 Walking Tours..9
Food..2 Long Island..2 Soho..13 West Village..16

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1. Astor Place Riots    A written and audio description of the Astor Place Riots with Historic Images.
2. Bridge and Tunnel Club    A fun photographic series of walks throughout all five boroughs of New York City.
3. Curbed: An Edgy (or maybe "Quirky") Real Estate "Blog"    Diverse and often intersting articles and web-links about New York neighborhoods
4. Forgotten New York: New York Neighborhoods    Illustrated tours of New York neighborhoods. Great websites!
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. General Slocum Disaster    A basic site about this tremendous ship blaze
7. Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation    
8. How The Other Half Lives    A web version of Jacob Riis' classic text about the poor of 19th century New York. A treasure!
9. How The Other Half Lives by Jacob Riis    The complete text, including many of the original illustrations.
10. Irish Pubs in New York    
11. Marble Cemetery (Second Ave. Cemetery)    
12. Merchant's House Museum    
13. National Arts Club    Includes Interior Tour
14. New York Architecture Images    Images new and historic of buildings throughout Manhattan plus good commentaries. Also section on no-longer-extant buildings.
15. 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.
16. New York City Walk    New Yorker, Caleb Smith's photographic walks through Manhattan. "Chock Full of Nuts" graphics and often captivating photographs.
17. New York City Walk (With photographs)    Between May 2002 and December 2004, I walked every street on the island of Manhattan. Every darn street.
18. New York Heritage Digital Library Collections    More than 160 digital collections from New York State, via libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions.
19. New York Songlines: A Virtual Walking Tour of Manhattan neighborhoods    A site-map and virtual walking tour guide of Manhattan south of 48th Street
20. NYU: Architecture in NY/Self-guided Walking Tours    
21. Peter Cooper and the Cooper Union    
22. Photographic Walking Tours of Manhattan Neighborhoods    A wide range of photographic walks throughout Manhattan
23. 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."
24. Property Shark    A web resource that includes an amazing amount of building information. Try free trial to see if you are satisfied.
25. Slavic Alphabet City: A Walking Tour    
26. Street Easy    A street finder and real estate tool. Can prove useful for address and location finding.
27. 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.
28. Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire 1    
29. Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire 2    
30. Weegee's World of Photographs: International Center for Photography    
31. 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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