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1. American Architectural Survey    Great site! Numerous images, drawings, etc. of historic New York and nationally noted buildings
2. 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!
3. Bridges of New York: Dave Frieder, Photographer    A photographer's website documenting the various bridges of New York City. Niice images.
4. 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.
5. Chrysler Building Radiator Cap / Imperial Web Pages    Finally! The answer to the Radator Cap story!
6. City Revies    A diverse website on numerous topics about New York. Particularly good for individual histories of buildings.
7. 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!!
8. Forgotten NY    Fantastic series of websites with historic street scenes, neighborhoods, buildings, and oddities. You'll spend hours touring on these sites!
9. GRAND CENTRAL PARTNERSHIP    Business Improvement District in Grand Central Neighborhood for whom I conduct a neighborhood tour every Friday.
10. GRAND CENTRAL PARTNERSHIP MIDTOWN TOUR    Tour of Neighborhood of Grand Central Terminal sponsored by Grand Central Partnership.
11. Grand Central Terminal 360 Degrees    360 Degree visual images of Grand Central
12. James Maher New York Photographs - New and Old    A great series of web articles interspersing historic and new images of major NYC landmarks. Wow!
13. JOE ZITO: NYC Architecture & Musings by Joe Zito    Delightful articles about all sorts of New York topics! Very enlightening!
14. Landmarks Preservation Commission    
15. Manhattan Timeformations    Interactive skyscraper modeling
16. Mansions of Manhattan: Historic Photographs    Great photographs of some of the elite mansions of old Manhattan.
17. Mark Lentz: Roving Rube Galleries    A nice photographic website with lots of great New York Images!!!
18. 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.
19. Metronome Clock at Union Square    
20. Metropolitan Historic Structures Association    
21. New York City in Black & White Photos: From 1890 on....    Magnificent photographs of old New York
22. New York City Subway Art Guide    Great photographic selection of the Arts for Transit projects in the New York City subway system.
23. New York Post Cards from the Past    
24. New York Public Library: Catalog of Free Digital Images    
25. New York Songlines: A Virtual Walking Tour of Manhattan neighborhoods    A site-map and virtual walking tour guide of Manhattan south of 48th Street
26. NYC Atelier    An incredible printable interactive map series of Greenwich Village and SoHo with art, architecture, restaurants and more.
27. nylocations.com - Panoramic Views of New York sites    A remarkable array of 360-degree panoramic images of unusual New York City sites.
28. Photographic Walking Tours of Manhattan Neighborhoods    A wide range of photographic walks throughout Manhattan
29. 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."
30. Port of New York: WORLD SHIP SOCIETY    Waterfront histories and images of the New York Port
31. Postcards of the Past from Old New York    
32. Slavic Alphabet City: A Walking Tour    
33. Streets That Bend: New York City streets built before the "Grid Plan"    A fun photographic sightseeing tour of streets that bend in Manhattan
34. 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.
35. 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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