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1. Astor Place Riots    A written and audio description of the Astor Place Riots with Historic Images.
2. General Slocum Disaster    A basic site about this tremendous ship blaze
3. Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation    
4. How The Other Half Lives    A web version of Jacob Riis' classic text about the poor of 19th century New York. A treasure!
5. How The Other Half Lives by Jacob Riis    The complete text, including many of the original illustrations.
6. New York Architecture Images    Images new and historic of buildings throughout Manhattan plus good commentaries. Also section on no-longer-extant buildings.
7. New York Heritage Digital Library Collections    More than 160 digital collections from New York State, via libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions.
8. NYU: Architecture in NY/Self-guided Walking Tours    
9. Peter Cooper and the Cooper Union    
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. Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire 1    
12. Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire 3    
13. 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!
- Justin
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