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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 Images Classic    This site has numerous Brooklyn photographs to purchase or to simply enjoy!
9. Brooklyn On-Line    Histories and fun
10. Brooklyn Pix.com    A remarkabletreasure trove of historic photographs of a wide range of Brooklyn neighborhoods.
11. 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!
12. 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.
13. Forgotten NY    Fantastic series of websites with historic street scenes, neighborhoods, buildings, and oddities. You'll spend hours touring on these sites!
14. Harlem: A Walk Aboout Sugar Hill    Site seems odd. Just place the cursor on the arrows and the information will start scrolling.
15. Hudson Valley: Illustrated Books and 19th Cent. Domestic Design    
16. James Maher New York Photographs - New and Old    A great series of web articles interspersing historic and new images of major NYC landmarks. Wow!
17. Mansions of Manhattan: Historic Photographs    Great photographs of some of the elite mansions of old Manhattan.
18. Metropolitan Historic Structures Association    
19. New York City in Black & White Photos: From 1890 on....    Magnificent photographs of old New York
20. New York History Info    history, pictures and e-cards too
21. New York Public Library Photo Archives    
22. New York Public Library: Catalog of Free Digital Images    
23. New York's Original Subway: Alfred Ely Beach's Pneumatic Transit System    
24. Postcards of the Past from Old New York    
25. Prospect Park Photograph Archives    Impressive historic photographs of Prospect Park, Brooklyn.
26. 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.
27. 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.

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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