Websites for New York Mavens  

Choose a category to narrow your search
Art..3 Historic Houses..3 Manhattan..16 Times Square..7
Bronx..4 Historical Accounts..5 Museums..3 Upper East Side..6
Brooklyn..5 Hudson River Valley..1 New York State..2 Upper West Side..7
East Village..10 Landmarks..7 Queens..4 Vintage Photos..8
Food..1 Long Island..1 Soho..9 Walking Tours..8
Fun and Miscellaneous..6 Lower East Side..9 Staten Island..4 West Village..7

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1. American Architectural Survey    Great site! Numerous images, drawings, etc. of historic New York and nationally noted buildings
2. Brooklyn Bridge: Wikipedia    
3. City Hall Historic Images    
4. Curbed: An Edgy (or maybe "Quirky") Real Estate "Blog"    Diverse and often intersting articles and web-links about New York neighborhoods
5. Five Points Archeological Website    
6. Forgotten New York: New York Neighborhoods    Illustrated tours of New York neighborhoods. Great websites!
7. How The Other Half Lives by Jacob Riis    The complete text, including many of the original illustrations.
8. Lower Manhattan Walking Tour: National Geographic    SoHo, NoLIta, Lower East Side Interactive Map
9. New York Architecture Images    Images new and historic of buildings throughout Manhattan plus good commentaries. Also section on no-longer-extant buildings.
10. New York City Contemporary Photographs by Galen Singer    These are interesting photographs by a visitor to New York...well conceived and well executed.
11. New York City Walk (With photographs)    Between May 2002 and December 2004, I walked every street on the island of Manhattan. Every darn street.
12. New York Heritage Digital Library Collections    More than 160 digital collections from New York State, via libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions.
13. New York Songlines: A Virtual Walking Tour of Manhattan neighborhoods    A site-map and virtual walking tour guide of Manhattan south of 48th Street
14. NYU: Architecture in NY/Self-guided Walking Tours    
15. Photographic Walking Tours of Manhattan Neighborhoods    A wide range of photographic walks throughout Manhattan
16. 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."
17. Skyscraper Museum    Includes Downtown New York Webwalk
18. Streets That Bend: New York City streets built before the "Grid Plan"    A fun photographic sightseeing tour of streets that bend in Manhattan

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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