Websites for New York Mavens  

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Brooklyn..5 Historic Houses..2 Queens..3 Upper West Side..3
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1. Forgotten NY    Fantastic series of websites with historic street scenes, neighborhoods, buildings, and oddities. You'll spend hours touring on these sites!
2. GRAND CENTRAL PARTNERSHIP    Business Improvement District in Grand Central Neighborhood for whom I conduct a neighborhood tour every Friday.
3. GRAND CENTRAL PARTNERSHIP MIDTOWN TOUR    Tour of Neighborhood of Grand Central Terminal sponsored by Grand Central Partnership.
4. Harlem: A Walk Aboout Sugar Hill    Site seems odd. Just place the cursor on the arrows and the information will start scrolling.
5. MAPPING THE AFRICAN AMERICAN PAST [MANHATTAN]    This Columbia University project has created a very informative site, mapping the locations and discussing the histories of numerous historic sites in African American history.
6. Museum of Chinese in the Americas    Celebrates the history, heritage, culture, and diverse experiences of people of Chinese descent in the US.
7. New Amsterdam Trail: Free Map and Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour with Russell Shorto    Excellent walking tour map and/or audio tour of Old Dutch New Amsterdam
8. New York Dynamic: New York History / Baseball History    The website of Tour Guide and Lecturer, Peter Laskowich, who LOVES baseball. For baseball aficionados, please visit this site.
9. New York Like a Native with Tour Leader Norman Oder    Energetic, eclectic tours of Brooklyn and beyond
10. New York Songlines: A Virtual Walking Tour of Manhattan neighborhoods    A site-map and virtual walking tour guide of Manhattan south of 48th Street
11. NoshNews: A Food Journal focusing on ethnic foods available in all five boroughs.    Excellent food journal that focus on ethnic neighborhoods in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island.
12. Photographic Walking Tours of Manhattan Neighborhoods    A wide range of photographic walks throughout Manhattan
13. 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."
14. Port of New York: WORLD SHIP SOCIETY    Waterfront histories and images of the New York Port
15. Safari 7    A self-guided tour of urban animal life along New York City's No. 7 subway line.
16. Shorewalkers    
17. Slavic Alphabet City: A Walking Tour    
18. Walking Tours of Manhattan: Self-Guided    An interesting array of self-guided Manhattan walks with Google Maps and photographs and sometimes explanatory text.

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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