Websites for New York Mavens  

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Architecture..17 Harlem..3 Museums..2 Subways & Railroad..4
Art..5 Historic Houses..4 Nature..2 Times Square..2
Bronx..13 Historical Accounts..5 New Jersey..1 Upper East Side..3
Children..2 Hudson River Valley..1 Political History..1 Upper West Side..2
Downtown/Financial Dist...2 Landmarks..8 Queens..11 Vintage Photos..10
East Village..1 Long Island..2 Soho..2 Walking Tours..5
Event Listings..2 Lower East Side..3 Staten Island..12 West Village..3
Food..5 Manhattan..18

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1. Bridges of New York: Dave Frieder, Photographer    A photographer's website documenting the various bridges of New York City. Niice images.
2. Brooklyn Daily Eagle from 1841-1902    A digital archive of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle from 1841-1902
3. Brooklyn Genealogy Information    Brooklyn Information: Genealogy, Immigration, Religion, Brooklyn History, Saloons and many other topics
4. Brooklyn Images Classic    This site has numerous Brooklyn photographs to purchase or to simply enjoy!
5. Brooklyn On-Line    Histories and fun
6. Brooklyn Pix.com    A remarkabletreasure trove of historic photographs of a wide range of Brooklyn neighborhoods.
7. Captain Bob's Coney Island    An introduction to the rich history of Steeplechase, Luna Park, DreamLand and all the wonderful fantasy surrounding Coney Island.
8. 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.
9. Chocolate: New York Chocolate    Chocolate shops and sites throughout New York. Even maps!
10. Coney Island History Project    Lots of photographs - old and new
11. Faded Signs in New York by Artist/Photographer Frank Jump    A delightful website of historic (hence, faded) painted wall advertising in New York City. Children Cry for Fletcher's Castoria!!
12. Forgotten NY    Fantastic series of websites with historic street scenes, neighborhoods, buildings, and oddities. You'll spend hours touring on these sites!
13. Harbor Defense Museum    The only army museum in New York City - located in 19th century Fort Hamilton.
14. History of the New York Transit Museum: Brooklyn, New York + NYC Subway History    This site adresses much of the history of public transportation in NYC. It also includes virtual field trips.
15. James Maher New York Photographs - New and Old    A great series of web articles interspersing historic and new images of major NYC landmarks. Wow!
16. Metropolitan Historic Structures Association    
17. New York City Subway Art Guide    Great photographic selection of the Arts for Transit projects in the New York City subway system.
18. 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.
19. New York Like a Native with Tour Leader Norman Oder    Energetic, eclectic tours of Brooklyn and beyond
20. NYCplayground    
21. nylocations.com - Panoramic Views of New York sites    A remarkable array of 360-degree panoramic images of unusual New York City sites.
22. Piccirilli Brothers Studio    Fantastic website with great images of the works of the Piccirilli Brothers of the Bronx.
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. Port of New York: WORLD SHIP SOCIETY    Waterfront histories and images of the New York Port
25. Prospect Park Photograph Archives    Impressive historic photographs of Prospect Park, Brooklyn.
26. Roundabout New York    An interesting blog site that is devoted to New York neighborhoods.
27. Scandinavian East Coast Museum    Documents the life and history of Scandinavians who settled on the East Coast of the United States.
28. Starbuck's in New York City: For the Politically Incorrect    A Description and phot-listing of the various Starbuck's coffee shops in New York City
29. UK Replica Watches, Rolex Replica Watches    A website of replica watches

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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