Websites for New York Mavens  

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Architecture..15 Food..1 Lower East Side..3 Times Square..3
Art..3 Fun and Miscellaneous..4 Manhattan..8 Upper East Side..3
Bronx..5 Harlem..2 Museums..1 Upper West Side..3
Brooklyn..8 Historic Houses..3 New York State..1 Vintage Photos..7
Downtown/Financial Dist...2 Historical Accounts..4 Religious..2 Walking Tours..1
East Village..3 Hudson River Valley..2 Soho..3 West Village..3
Event Listings..1 Long Island..4 Staten Island..6

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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. 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)
3. BRIDGES OF NEW YORK: Photographer Dave Frieder    Amazing photographs of New York bridges!
4. 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.
5. Forgotten New York: New York Neighborhoods    Illustrated tours of New York neighborhoods. Great websites!
6. Ganesh Hindu Temple, Flushing    Hand-built temple dedicated to the Hindu god, Ganesh.
7. Greater Astoria Historical Society IMAGES    Great images of the Long Island City / Astoria area of Queens County
8. Jackson Heights Beautification Group    
9. 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.
10. Lewis H. Latimer House    Home of the African American inventor of the carbon filament lightbulb and other major creations.
11. 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.
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. NYC Municipal Archives    Nice on-line photo gallery in various areas. Great research institution.
14. nylocations.com - Panoramic Views of New York sites    A remarkable array of 360-degree panoramic images of unusual New York City sites.
15. Queens Historical Society    Preserving and celebrating the history and heritage of Queens.
16. Steinway Pianos History    A brief history of this world-famous piano company.
17. Sunnyside Gardens Preservation Alliance    History, Neighborhood Plans, and other items about this remarkable planned community in Queens.
18. The Greater Ridgewood Historical Society: The Vander Ende-Onderdonk House    

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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