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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: Wikipedia    A good overall article on the 1964 World's Fair.
3. 1964 World's Fair    Extensive descriptions of 1964 World's Fair
4. 1964 World's Fair at NIGHT    A small, but lovely collection of nighttime images of the 1964 World's Fair
5. 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
6. 1964-65 New York World's Fair Carousel    History of the Carousel at the 1964-65 World's Fair
7. 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)
8. Building Photographs: Search Engine for Historic American Buildings Survey    National Archive of Buildings. Excellent for photographs of historic buildings.
9. 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.
10. Greater Astoria Historical Society    
11. Greater Astoria Historical Society IMAGES    Great images of the Long Island City / Astoria area of Queens County
12. History of Fort Tilden, NY    
13. Images from the 1939 World's Fair    
14. New York Heritage Digital Library Collections    More than 160 digital collections from New York State, via libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions.
15. NYC Municipal Archives    Nice on-line photo gallery in various areas. Great research institution.
16. Old Kew Gardens: A Picture History    What a beautiful and detailed site! Enjoy the vintage postcards,
17. Penny Postcards from New York    An excellent site with historic images of New York State and New York City sites.
18. Queens, Long Island City: Historic Photographs    National survey with excellent historic photographs.
19. Steinway Pianos History    A brief history of this world-famous piano company.

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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