Websites for New York Mavens  

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Architecture..27 Food..3 Manhattan..20 Soho..2
Art..7 Harlem..6 Museums..1 Staten Island..3
Bronx..3 Historic Houses..5 Nature..3 Subways & Railroad..7
Brooklyn..10 Historical Accounts..16 New Jersey..1 Times Square..2
Children..4 Hudson River Valley..1 New York State..2 Upper East Side..2
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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. Brooklyn Genealogy Information    Brooklyn Information: Genealogy, Immigration, Religion, Brooklyn History, Saloons and many other topics
9. Brooklyn Images Classic    This site has numerous Brooklyn photographs to purchase or to simply enjoy!
10. Brooklyn On-Line    Histories and fun
11. Brooklyn Pix.com    A remarkabletreasure trove of historic photographs of a wide range of Brooklyn neighborhoods.
12. Case Files of the New York Police Department 1800-1915    A New York City history website
13. Central Park Conservancy    walks, maps, pictures and e-cards
14. Central Park Zoo    Images and commentary from Joan Scheier's book about the Central Park Zoo,
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. Forgotten NY    Fantastic series of websites with historic street scenes, neighborhoods, buildings, and oddities. You'll spend hours touring on these sites!
18. GLBTQ: "An Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Culture."    Enlightening site, which provides commentary on a wide-range of people including many New Yorkers in the arts, literature, social science and other topics.
19. Harlem: A Walk Aboout Sugar Hill    Site seems odd. Just place the cursor on the arrows and the information will start scrolling.
20. Harlem's 133rd Street Revisited    A delightful revisitation of one of America's greatest musical streets. Well done!
21. Historic New York Picture Album    
22. Hudson Valley: Illustrated Books and 19th Cent. Domestic Design    
23. James Maher New York Photographs - New and Old    A great series of web articles interspersing historic and new images of major NYC landmarks. Wow!
24. Jewish People and History    A personal website with a wonderful and very personal array of Jewish-related photographs.
25. Mansions of Manhattan: Historic Photographs    Great photographs of some of the elite mansions of old Manhattan.
26. Metropolitan Historic Structures Association    
27. New York City in Black & White Photos: From 1890 on....    Magnificent photographs of old New York
28. New York City Reference    A Nice Compilation of New York Websites
29. New York City Signs from 14th Street to 42nd Street    What a fascinating site! What a remarkable treasure!
30. New York City Subway Map    
31. New York City Subway Tiles: Part Two - Heins and LaFarge    Nice site about NYC subway tiles and their makers
32. New York City Tax Photographs of Buildings    
33. New York History Info    history, pictures and e-cards too
34. New York Images    New York related art works by a range of artists, both well-known and lesser-known
35. New York Public Library Photo Archives    
36. New York Public Library: Catalog of Free Digital Images    
37. New York, The Nation's Metropolis    
38. New York's Original Subway: Alfred Ely Beach's Pneumatic Transit System    
39. Other Side of the Tracks: NYC Subway Site    Good photos of all subway stations
40. Postcards of the Past from Old New York    
41. Prospect Park Photograph Archives    Impressive historic photographs of Prospect Park, Brooklyn.
42. Steinway Pianos History    A brief history of this world-famous piano company.
43. Subway History    
44. 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.
45. 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.
46. UK Replica Watches, Rolex Replica Watches    A website of replica watches
47. Weegee's World of Photographs: International Center for Photography    

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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