Websites for New York Mavens  

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Architecture..67 Fun and Miscellaneous..30 Museums..15 Staten Island..14
Art..15 Harlem..8 Nature..2 Subways & Railroad..4
Bronx..8 Historic Houses..17 New Jersey..8 Times Square..11
Brooklyn..17 Historical Accounts..23 New York State..2 Upper East Side..9
Children..4 Hudson River Valley..3 Political History..2 Upper West Side..7
Downtown/Financial Dist...9 Long Island..7 Queens..18 Vintage Photos..35
East Village..8 Lower East Side..9 Religious..3 Walking Tours..10
Event Listings..9 Manhattan..45 Soho..9 West Village..10

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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. Alice Austen House    Historic home of one of America's first female photographers.
3. Alice Austen House Museum    The gingerbread cottage of one of America's first female photographers.
4. American Architectural Survey    Great site! Numerous images, drawings, etc. of historic New York and nationally noted buildings
5. 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)
6. Are We There Yet?    Places of Interest in New Jersey
7. Asbury Park: Bruce Springsteen Landmarks    
8. Battleship New Jersey    
9. BRIDGES OF NEW YORK: Photographer Dave Frieder    Amazing photographs of New York bridges!
10. Brill Building    An excellent site about many of the musicians who have worked at this famous Theatre District music-making cen ter.
11. Brooklyn Historical Society    Magnificent building, magnificent collections, and one of America's finest genealogical collections.
12. Captain Bob's Coney Island    An introduction to the rich history of Steeplechase, Luna Park, DreamLand and all the wonderful fantasy surrounding Coney Island.
13. 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.
14. Chrysler Building Radiator Cap / Imperial Web Pages    Finally! The answer to the Radator Cap story!
15. Chrysler Building / Silver Spire: How Two Men's Dreams Changed the Skyline of New York    Lovingly written information about the Chrysler Building
16. Chrysler Building / The Social Construction of the Skyscraper    Remarkable website about the Chrysler Building and its interrelationship with its time. Great historic images.
17. Colgate Clock in Jersey City, NJ    History of the Colgate Clock on the New Jersey waterfront
18. Conference House    Site where an historic, but failed conference to resolve the American Revolution took place
19. Drive to Protect the LADIES' MILE District    
20. East Harlem Preservation    History, curent information, famous residents, landmarks with wonderful photos, links, and more.
21. Eldridge Street Synagogue    Includes Architectural Tour
22. Forgotten New York: New York Neighborhoods    Illustrated tours of New York neighborhoods. Great websites!
23. Forgotten NY    Fantastic series of websites with historic street scenes, neighborhoods, buildings, and oddities. You'll spend hours touring on these sites!
24. Fort Greene Park Conservancy    Nice site with good historic information. Great postcard images of Fort Greene Park.
25. Fraunces Tavern Museum    
26. Fraunces Tavern Museum - New York Freedom Trail    
27. Friends of the Upper East Side Historic Districts    
28. Ganesh Hindu Temple, Flushing    Hand-built temple dedicated to the Hindu god, Ganesh.
29. Get NJ!    
30. GRAND CENTRAL PARTNERSHIP MIDTOWN TOUR    Tour of Neighborhood of Grand Central Terminal sponsored by Grand Central Partnership.
31. Grand Central Terminal 360 Degrees    360 Degree visual images of Grand Central
32. Great Images along the Sixth Avenue Elevated (Demolished in 1938)    
33. Greater Astoria Historical Society IMAGES    Great images of the Long Island City / Astoria area of Queens County
34. Harbor Defense Museum    The only army museum in New York City - located in 19th century Fort Hamilton.
35. Historic Photos of Early 20th Century Manhattan    
36. Historic Richmond Town    The site of Staten Island's remarkable collection of very historic houses. Like Williamsburg, Virginia - only authentic.
37. Hudson Valley Voyager    A site devoted to the many and diverse places to visit in the Hudson River Valley. A good general resource.
38. Jackson Heights Beautification Group    
39. James Maher New York Photographs - New and Old    A great series of web articles interspersing historic and new images of major NYC landmarks. Wow!
40. Jersey City History and Landmarks: Walking Tour of Van Vorst Park Historic District    
41. Jersey City: Past and Present    
42. JOE ZITO: NYC Architecture & Musings by Joe Zito    Delightful articles about all sorts of New York topics! Very enlightening!
43. 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.
44. Landmarks Preservation Commission    
45. Lewis H. Latimer House    Home of the African American inventor of the carbon filament lightbulb and other major creations.
46. Long Island Attractions and Places of Interest    
47. Merchant's House Museum    
48. 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.
49. New York City Contemporary Photographs by Galen Singer    These are interesting photographs by a visitor to New York...well conceived and well executed.
50. New York City in Black & White Photos: From 1890 on....    Magnificent photographs of old New York
51. New York City Subway Tiles: Part One - Guastavino Tiles    Nice site about NYC subway tiles and their makers
52. New York City Walk    New Yorker, Caleb Smith's photographic walks through Manhattan. "Chock Full of Nuts" graphics and often captivating photographs.
53. New York City Walk (With photographs)    Between May 2002 and December 2004, I walked every street on the island of Manhattan. Every darn street.
54. New York Heritage Digital Library Collections    More than 160 digital collections from New York State, via libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions.
55. New York History Info    history, pictures and e-cards too
56. New York Landmarks Conservancy    Excellent site that also includes a comprehensive list of diverse Historic Preservation organizations.
57. New York Songlines: A Virtual Walking Tour of Manhattan neighborhoods    A site-map and virtual walking tour guide of Manhattan south of 48th Street
58. NYC Atelier    An incredible printable interactive map series of Greenwich Village and SoHo with art, architecture, restaurants and more.
59. NYC Municipal Archives    Nice on-line photo gallery in various areas. Great research institution.
60. nylocations.com - Panoramic Views of New York sites    A remarkable array of 360-degree panoramic images of unusual New York City sites.
61. Old Bethpage Village Restoration    
62. Old Staten Island    Numerous historical images of Staten Island
63. Old York Library    A wewb version of developer Seymour Durst's New York collection, now located at CUNY Graduate Center. Great e-mailable post cards!
64. Olde Yorkville    A Web-Log about old Yorkville with some useful links. A work in progress, so drop by and visit!
65. Park Slope (Brooklyn) Civic Council    The website for one of Brooklyn's oldest neighborhood civic groups.
66. Photographic Walking Tours of Manhattan Neighborhoods    A wide range of photographic walks throughout Manhattan
67. Photographs of New York Art, Architecture, Holiday Windows, and more    A wonderful website by New Yorker Mark Lentz
68. Prospect Park Photograph Archives    Impressive historic photographs of Prospect Park, Brooklyn.
69. Queens Historical Society    Preserving and celebrating the history and heritage of Queens.
70. Republican Walking Tour of Manhattan    A New York Magazine Walk prepared for the National Republican Convention 2004
71. Roosevelt Island Historical Society    
72. Sailor's Snug Harbor    This is an excellent book preview of a history of Sailor's Snug Harbor in Staten Island
73. Skyscraper Walking Tour of Lower Manhattan    Four nIce "download-able" descriptions and self-guided walking tours of some of the world's great skyscrapers.
74. Snug Harbor Cultural Center    Staten Island's noted Cultural Complex at historic Sailor's Snug Harbor
75. Steinway Pianos History    A brief history of this world-famous piano company.
76. Sunnyside Gardens Preservation Alliance    History, Neighborhood Plans, and other items about this remarkable planned community in Queens.
77. The Chrysler Building: Wikipedia    A remarkably detailed, yet brief, description of the Chrysler Building. Includes some interesting Chrysler web-links.
78. The Greater Ridgewood Historical Society: The Vander Ende-Onderdonk House    
79. The Unofficial JFK Airport Anniversary Page    Aviation aficionados will like the photos from JFK's past: Stratocruisers, the Saarinen terminal under construction, and a female air traffic controller in 1948.
80. UK Replica Watches, Rolex Replica Watches    A website of replica watches
81. URBAN TOURISM: Tour of Fifth Avenue in 1909    A delightful tour of turn-of-the-20th-century Fifth Avenue.
82. Welcome to TriBeCa    History, Architecture, Maps, and more...
83. Women's City Club of NY    
84. World Trade Center Photo Tour    

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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