Websites for New York Mavens  

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Art..7 Fun and Miscellaneous..10 Lower East Side..7 Subways & Railroad..1
Bronx..18 Harlem..6 Manhattan..21 Times Square..6
Brooklyn..19 Historic Houses..7 Museums..5 Upper East Side..7
Children..2 Historical Accounts..3 New Jersey..1 Upper West Side..7
Downtown/Financial Dist...4 Hudson River Valley..2 New York State..3 Vintage Photos..12
East Village..7 Landmarks..13 Queens..18 Walking Tours..4
Event Listings..1 Long Island..2 Soho..7 West Village..8

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1. Alice Austen House    Historic home of one of America's first female photographers.
2. Alice Austen House Museum    The gingerbread cottage of one of America's first female photographers.
3. 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)
4. Bridge and Tunnel Club    A fun photographic series of walks throughout all five boroughs of New York City.
5. Bridges of New York: Dave Frieder, Photographer    A photographer's website documenting the various bridges of New York City. Niice images.
6. BRIDGES OF NEW YORK: Photographer Dave Frieder    Amazing photographs of New York bridges!
7. Building Photographs: Search Engine for Historic American Buildings Survey    National Archive of Buildings. Excellent for photographs of historic buildings.
8. Conference House    Site where an historic, but failed conference to resolve the American Revolution took place
9. Curbed: An Edgy (or maybe "Quirky") Real Estate "Blog"    Diverse and often intersting articles and web-links about New York neighborhoods
10. 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!!
11. Forgotten New York: New York Neighborhoods    Illustrated tours of New York neighborhoods. Great websites!
12. Garibaldi-Meucci Museum    Devoted to legendary Italian hero, Giuseppe Garibaldi and the inventor of the telephone, Antonio Meucci.
13. Historic Richmond Town    The site of Staten Island's remarkable collection of very historic houses. Like Williamsburg, Virginia - only authentic.
14. Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art    Staten Island's noted TIbetan Art Museum
15. Metropolitan Historic Structures Association    
16. 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.
17. New York City Subway Art Guide    Great photographic selection of the Arts for Transit projects in the New York City subway system.
18. New York City Website    Research NYC Building Finances (click "Property History"), learn buildings "Block and Lot," or tour Gracie Mansion...It's all here!
19. New York Heritage Digital Library Collections    More than 160 digital collections from New York State, via libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions.
20. Noticing New York Blog Page    A blog page, by a Brooklyn-based Urban Planner, that addresses many New York topics.
21. NYC Municipal Archives    Nice on-line photo gallery in various areas. Great research institution.
22. Old Staten Island    Numerous historical images of Staten Island
23. Penny Postcards from New York    An excellent site with historic images of New York State and New York City sites.
24. 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."
25. Port of New York: WORLD SHIP SOCIETY    Waterfront histories and images of the New York Port
26. Property Shark    A web resource that includes an amazing amount of building information. Try free trial to see if you are satisfied.
27. Sailor's Snug Harbor    This is an excellent book preview of a history of Sailor's Snug Harbor in Staten Island
28. Snug Harbor Cultural Center    Staten Island's noted Cultural Complex at historic Sailor's Snug Harbor
29. Staten Island: Historic Photographs    National survey with historic photgraphs
30. STATEN ISLAND: Vintage Postcards    Vintage postcards of Staten Island
31. 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.

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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