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1. 1964 New York World's Fair: Wikipedia    A good overall article on the 1964 World's Fair.
2. 1964 World's Fair    Extensive descriptions of 1964 World's Fair
3. 1964 World's Fair at NIGHT    A small, but lovely collection of nighttime images of the 1964 World's Fair
4. 1964 World's Fair: Disney at the 1964-65 World's Fair    A site addressing the Disney connections with the 1964-65 World's Fair
5. 1964-65 New York World's Fair Carousel    History of the Carousel at the 1964-65 World's Fair
6. Alice Austen House Museum    The gingerbread cottage of one of America's first female photographers.
7. American Architectural Survey    Great site! Numerous images, drawings, etc. of historic New York and nationally noted buildings
8. Audrey Munson: Muse, Model, Forgotten, Remembered    A website devoted to the model who posed for the female figure in many of the great Beaux Arts statues in Manhattan. Fascinating!
9. Bridges of New York: Dave Frieder, Photographer    A photographer's website documenting the various bridges of New York City. Niice images.
10. Brooklyn Images Classic    This site has numerous Brooklyn photographs to purchase or to simply enjoy!
11. Brooklyn On-Line    Histories and fun
12. Brooklyn Pix.com    A remarkabletreasure trove of historic photographs of a wide range of Brooklyn neighborhoods.
13. Building Style Identification    
14. Captain Bob's Coney Island    An introduction to the rich history of Steeplechase, Luna Park, DreamLand and all the wonderful fantasy surrounding Coney Island.
15. Chicago World's Fair: World's Columbian Exposition of 1893    Al right! So it's a little odd to note the Chicago World's Fair - but it was very influential in New York City. FABULOUS SITE!
16. 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.
17. Chrysler Building Radiator Cap / Imperial Web Pages    Finally! The answer to the Radator Cap story!
18. City Revies    A diverse website on numerous topics about New York. Particularly good for individual histories of buildings.
19. Colgate Clock in Jersey City, NJ    History of the Colgate Clock on the New Jersey waterfront
20. 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!!
21. Forgotten NY    Fantastic series of websites with historic street scenes, neighborhoods, buildings, and oddities. You'll spend hours touring on these sites!
22. Gargoyles of New York    
23. Germany in New York    A website pertaining to all things German in New York. Constantly changing. A very good site.
24. GRAND CENTRAL PARTNERSHIP    Business Improvement District in Grand Central Neighborhood for whom I conduct a neighborhood tour every Friday.
25. GRAND CENTRAL PARTNERSHIP MIDTOWN TOUR    Tour of Neighborhood of Grand Central Terminal sponsored by Grand Central Partnership.
26. Grand Central Terminal 360 Degrees    360 Degree visual images of Grand Central
27. Harbor Defense Museum    The only army museum in New York City - located in 19th century Fort Hamilton.
28. Harlem: A Walk Aboout Sugar Hill    Site seems odd. Just place the cursor on the arrows and the information will start scrolling.
29. Historic Districts Council    
30. Historic Richmond Town    The site of Staten Island's remarkable collection of very historic houses. Like Williamsburg, Virginia - only authentic.
31. Hudson Valley: Illustrated Books and 19th Cent. Domestic Design    
32. Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art    Staten Island's noted TIbetan Art Museum
33. James Maher New York Photographs - New and Old    A great series of web articles interspersing historic and new images of major NYC landmarks. Wow!
34. JOE ZITO: NYC Architecture & Musings by Joe Zito    Delightful articles about all sorts of New York topics! Very enlightening!
35. Landmarks Preservation Commission    
36. Lewis H. Latimer House    Home of the African American inventor of the carbon filament lightbulb and other major creations.
37. Manhattan Timeformations    Interactive skyscraper modeling
38. Mansions of Manhattan: Historic Photographs    Great photographs of some of the elite mansions of old Manhattan.
39. Mark Lentz: Roving Rube Galleries    A nice photographic website with lots of great New York Images!!!
40. 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.
41. Metronome Clock at Union Square    
42. Metropolitan Historic Structures Association    
43. New York City Contemporary Photographs by Galen Singer    These are interesting photographs by a visitor to New York...well conceived and well executed.
44. New York City in Black & White Photos: From 1890 on....    Magnificent photographs of old New York
45. New York City Subway Art Guide    Great photographic selection of the Arts for Transit projects in the New York City subway system.
46. New York City Subway Tiles: Part One - Guastavino Tiles    Nice site about NYC subway tiles and their makers
47. New York History Info    history, pictures and e-cards too
48. New York Post Cards from the Past    
49. New York Public Library Photo Archives    
50. New York Public Library: Catalog of Free Digital Images    
51. New York Songlines: A Virtual Walking Tour of Manhattan neighborhoods    A site-map and virtual walking tour guide of Manhattan south of 48th Street
52. New York's Original Subway: Alfred Ely Beach's Pneumatic Transit System    
53. NYC Atelier    An incredible printable interactive map series of Greenwich Village and SoHo with art, architecture, restaurants and more.
54. nylocations.com - Panoramic Views of New York sites    A remarkable array of 360-degree panoramic images of unusual New York City sites.
55. Old Bethpage Village Restoration    
56. Photographic Walking Tours of Manhattan Neighborhoods    A wide range of photographic walks throughout Manhattan
57. 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."
58. Port of New York: WORLD SHIP SOCIETY    Waterfront histories and images of the New York Port
59. Postcards of the Past from Old New York    
60. Prospect Park Photograph Archives    Impressive historic photographs of Prospect Park, Brooklyn.
61. Save America's Clocks    pictures of National & NYC clocks
62. Skyscrapers.com    
63. Slavic Alphabet City: A Walking Tour    
64. Snug Harbor Cultural Center    Staten Island's noted Cultural Complex at historic Sailor's Snug Harbor
65. Streets That Bend: New York City streets built before the "Grid Plan"    A fun photographic sightseeing tour of streets that bend in Manhattan
66. 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.
67. The Unofficial JFK Airport Anniversary Page    Aviation aficionados will like the photos from JFK's past: Stratocruisers, the Saarinen terminal under construction, and a female air traffic controller in 1948.
68. Walking Tours of Manhattan: Self-Guided    An interesting array of self-guided Manhattan walks with Google Maps and photographs and sometimes explanatory text.
69. Women's City Club of NY    

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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