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1. 1964 (and 1939) World's Fair: Modern Ruins    A wonderful array of photographic images of the World's Fair site (often in ruins) and observations....
2. 1964 New York World's Fair: Exploring America's Space Age World's Fair    An extensive site. Take a few minutes to learn how to navigate the site and then spend hours discovering its delights!
3. 1964 New York World's Fair: Wikipedia    A good overall article on the 1964 World's Fair.
4. 1964 World's Fair    Extensive descriptions of 1964 World's Fair
5. 1964 World's Fair at NIGHT    A small, but lovely collection of nighttime images of the 1964 World's Fair
6. 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
7. 1964-65 New York World's Fair Carousel    History of the Carousel at the 1964-65 World's Fair
8. Architectural Photographs by Ezra Stoller, Peter Mauss & others    Various grand photographic images of noted architectural statements - a number of which are from New York City (including WTC)
9. Bridge and Tunnel Club    A fun photographic series of walks throughout all five boroughs of New York City.
10. Bridges of New York: Dave Frieder, Photographer    A photographer's website documenting the various bridges of New York City. Niice images.
11. BRIDGES OF NEW YORK: Photographer Dave Frieder    Amazing photographs of New York bridges!
12. Building Photographs: Search Engine for Historic American Buildings Survey    National Archive of Buildings. Excellent for photographs of historic buildings.
13. 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.
14. Curbed: An Edgy (or maybe "Quirky") Real Estate "Blog"    Diverse and often intersting articles and web-links about New York neighborhoods
15. Douglaston / Little Neck Historical Society    
16. 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!!
17. Forgotten New York: New York Neighborhoods    Illustrated tours of New York neighborhoods. Great websites!
18. Frederic Schwartz Architects    A range of projects are posted on site including a number in NYC: Harlem, Gramercy Park, WTC Site, Chelsea, SoHo, etc.
19. Ganesh Hindu Temple, Flushing    Hand-built temple dedicated to the Hindu god, Ganesh.
20. Greater Astoria Historical Society IMAGES    Great images of the Long Island City / Astoria area of Queens County
21. John Bowne House Historical Society    Bowne House (ca. 1661) is the oldest house in Queens and among the oldest in New York City. Inspired Religious Freedom in the US.
22. Lewis H. Latimer House    Home of the African American inventor of the carbon filament lightbulb and other major creations.
23. Library of Congress Gottscho-Schleisner Collection of Archtectural Images    Great Images of Works of Various Architects and Designers
24. Long Island Motor Parkway    The first motor parkway in the nation to use reinforced concrete, landscaping, banked turns for high-speed driving, safety guard rails, and more.
25. 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.
26. New York City Building Department    A good source of information about individual buildings in all five boroughs. Click on "Certificates of Occupancy" for PDFs of original documents.
27. New York City Subway Art Guide    Great photographic selection of the Arts for Transit projects in the New York City subway system.
28. New York City Website    Research NYC Building Finances (click "Property History"), learn buildings "Block and Lot," or tour Gracie Mansion...It's all here!
29. New York Heritage Digital Library Collections    More than 160 digital collections from New York State, via libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions.
30. Noticing New York Blog Page    A blog page, by a Brooklyn-based Urban Planner, that addresses many New York topics.
31. NYC Municipal Archives    Nice on-line photo gallery in various areas. Great research institution.
32. nylocations.com - Panoramic Views of New York sites    A remarkable array of 360-degree panoramic images of unusual New York City sites.
33. Old Kew Gardens: A Picture History    What a beautiful and detailed site! Enjoy the vintage postcards,
34. Penny Postcards from New York    An excellent site with historic images of New York State and New York City sites.
35. 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."
36. Property Shark    A web resource that includes an amazing amount of building information. Try free trial to see if you are satisfied.
37. Queens Websites    This unfortunately named website has a remarkable list of weblinks for Queens Neighborhood and Preservation organizations.
38. Queens, Long Island City: Historic Photographs    National survey with excellent historic photographs.
39. Sunnyside Gardens Preservation Alliance    History, Neighborhood Plans, and other items about this remarkable planned community in Queens.
40. The City Concealed: an online video series exploring the unseen corners of New York City.    An online video series exploring the unseen corners of New York City.
41. The Greater Ridgewood Historical Society: The Vander Ende-Onderdonk House    
42. Voelker Orth Museum Bird Sanctuary and Victorian Garden    Historical middle-class home with excellent gardens. An unexpected delight!

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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