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1. Astor Place Riots    A written and audio description of the Astor Place Riots with Historic Images.
2. eRuv    An examination with images of why the Third Avenuen El was important to the Hassidic Jewish community of the Lower East Side.
3. Five Points    An excellent description of Five Points.
4. Forgotten NY    Fantastic series of websites with historic street scenes, neighborhoods, buildings, and oddities. You'll spend hours touring on these sites!
5. General Slocum Disaster    A basic site about this tremendous ship blaze
6. How The Other Half Lives    A web version of Jacob Riis' classic text about the poor of 19th century New York. A treasure!
7. How The Other Half Lives by Jacob Riis    The complete text, including many of the original illustrations.
8. Masters of Photograpy: Jacob Riis    Remarkable collection of images by reformer/photographer Jacob Riis.
9. New York Heritage Digital Library Collections    More than 160 digital collections from New York State, via libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions.
10. 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.
11. Tenement Life and Tenement Photographs    An excellent list of web-links about life in the tenements. Includes vintage photographs, articles, and even the text of Maggie, Girl of the Streets
12. Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire 1    
13. Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire 3    
14. UK Replica Watches, Rolex Replica Watches    A website of replica watches
15. 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!
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