Websites for New York Mavens  

Choose a category to narrow your search
Architecture..37 Fun and Miscellaneous..29 Manhattan..41 Staten Island..33
Art..10 Harlem..8 Museums..3 Subways & Railroad..7
Bronx..35 Historic Houses..7 Nature..3 Times Square..8
Children..2 Historical Accounts..12 New Jersey..2 Upper East Side..10
Downtown/Financial Dist...7 Hudson River Valley..2 New York State..4 Upper West Side..9
East Village..8 Landmarks..17 Political History..1 Vintage Photos..19
Event Listings..5 Long Island..4 Queens..35 Walking Tours..12
Food..7 Lower East Side..10 Soho..9 West Village..10

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1. AMAZING Interactive New York City Map with a startling amount of planning information    Learn more about any address in NYC: lots, owners, tax info.. Click on "camera" to view site from 1924 to 2008.
2. Battle of Brooklyn    
3. Bridge and Tunnel Club    A fun photographic series of walks throughout all five boroughs of New York City.
4. Bridges of New York: Dave Frieder, Photographer    A photographer's website documenting the various bridges of New York City. Niice images.
5. BRIDGES OF NEW YORK: Photographer Dave Frieder    Amazing photographs of New York bridges!
6. Brooklyn Bridge: Wikipedia    
7. Brooklyn Daily Eagle from 1841-1902    A digital archive of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle from 1841-1902
8. Brooklyn Genealogy Information    Brooklyn Information: Genealogy, Immigration, Religion, Brooklyn History, Saloons and many other topics
9. Brooklyn Historic Railway    The Brooklyn Historic Railway Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to returning trolleys to the streets of Brooklyn.
10. Brooklyn Historical Society    Magnificent building, magnificent collections, and one of America's finest genealogical collections.
11. Brooklyn Images Classic    This site has numerous Brooklyn photographs to purchase or to simply enjoy!
12. Brooklyn Maps: Downloadable Maps from Varied Sources    
13. Brooklyn Neighborhoods    Basic descriptions of different Brooklyn neighborhoods.
14. Brooklyn On-Line    Histories and fun
15. Brooklyn Pix.com    A remarkabletreasure trove of historic photographs of a wide range of Brooklyn neighborhoods.
16. Brooklyn Street Names: Some Origins    Descriptions of how a number of Brooklyn streets came to be named
17. Brooklyn-Queens Greenway Guide    A list of walks in the Greenways of Brooklyn and Queens
18. Building Photographs: Search Engine for Historic American Buildings Survey    National Archive of Buildings. Excellent for photographs of historic buildings.
19. Captain Bob's Coney Island    An introduction to the rich history of Steeplechase, Luna Park, DreamLand and all the wonderful fantasy surrounding Coney Island.
20. 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.
21. Chocolate: New York Chocolate    Chocolate shops and sites throughout New York. Even maps!
22. Coney Island History Project    Lots of photographs - old and new
23. Curbed: An Edgy (or maybe "Quirky") Real Estate "Blog"    Diverse and often intersting articles and web-links about New York neighborhoods
24. 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!!
25. Forgotten New York: New York Neighborhoods    Illustrated tours of New York neighborhoods. Great websites!
26. Forgotten NY    Fantastic series of websites with historic street scenes, neighborhoods, buildings, and oddities. You'll spend hours touring on these sites!
27. Fort Greene Park Conservancy    Nice site with good historic information. Great postcard images of Fort Greene Park.
28. Gerritsen Beach    Photos and memories of fishing village
29. Green-Wood Cemetery Official Website    The website of my favorite New York area Garden Cemetery - and the prototype for Central Park.
30. Harbor Defense Museum    The only army museum in New York City - located in 19th century Fort Hamilton.
31. History of the Barge Canal of New York State    A series on the history of the NYS Barge Canal and its influences on the development of New York City as the world's preeminent port.
32. History of the New York Transit Museum: Brooklyn, New York + NYC Subway History    This site adresses much of the history of public transportation in NYC. It also includes virtual field trips.
33. HOP STOP: Your New York City Transit Guide    Plots easy routes for going to a desination by using subways, buses, or both. Easy to use.
34. James Maher New York Photographs - New and Old    A great series of web articles interspersing historic and new images of major NYC landmarks. Wow!
35. Library of Congress Gottscho-Schleisner Collection of Archtectural Images    Great Images of Works of Various Architects and Designers
36. Metropolitan Historic Structures Association    
37. 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.
38. New York City Subway Art Guide    Great photographic selection of the Arts for Transit projects in the New York City subway system.
39. New York City Website    Research NYC Building Finances (click "Property History"), learn buildings "Block and Lot," or tour Gracie Mansion...It's all here!
40. New York Dynamic: New York History / Baseball History    The website of Tour Guide and Lecturer, Peter Laskowich, who LOVES baseball. For baseball aficionados, please visit this site.
41. New York Heritage Digital Library Collections    More than 160 digital collections from New York State, via libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions.
42. New York Like a Native    Energetic, eclectic tours of Brooklyn and beyond, from a veteran guide.
43. New York Like a Native with Tour Leader Norman Oder    Energetic, eclectic tours of Brooklyn and beyond
44. NoshWalks: Culinary Walking Tours with Myra Alperson    Excellent food tours that focus on ethnic neighborhoods in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island.
45. Noticing New York Blog Page    A blog page, by a Brooklyn-based Urban Planner, that addresses many New York topics.
46. NYC Municipal Archives    Nice on-line photo gallery in various areas. Great research institution.
47. NYCplayground    
48. nylocations.com - Panoramic Views of New York sites    A remarkable array of 360-degree panoramic images of unusual New York City sites.
49. Park Slope (Brooklyn) Civic Council    The website for one of Brooklyn's oldest neighborhood civic groups.
50. Penny Postcards from New York    An excellent site with historic images of New York State and New York City sites.
51. Photo Tour of Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island    This site is in German, but is very nicely done with a range of images. SCROLL DOWN FOR ALL FIVE BOROUGHS!
52. Piccirilli Brothers Studio    Fantastic website with great images of the works of the Piccirilli Brothers of the Bronx.
53. 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."
54. Port of New York: WORLD SHIP SOCIETY    Waterfront histories and images of the New York Port
55. Property Shark    A web resource that includes an amazing amount of building information. Try free trial to see if you are satisfied.
56. Prospect Park Photograph Archives    Impressive historic photographs of Prospect Park, Brooklyn.
57. Roundabout New York    An interesting blog site that is devoted to New York neighborhoods.
58. Scandinavian East Coast Museum    Documents the life and history of Scandinavians who settled on the East Coast of the United States.
59. Secret New York    Yellow arrows point the way to secrets of the city. This 2005 art project created a repository of unusual places in all five boroughs.
60. Starbuck's in New York City: For the Politically Incorrect    A Description and phot-listing of the various Starbuck's coffee shops in New York City
61. Street Easy    A street finder and real estate tool. Can prove useful for address and location finding.
62. Take a Walk, New York!    A component of the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygienes "Listen to Your Heart" Campaign
63. 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.
64. The Greater Ridgewood Historical Society: The Vander Ende-Onderdonk House    
65. UK Replica Watches, Rolex Replica Watches    A website of replica watches
66. Undercity    Photographs and Commentary with wide-ranging topics from the World's Fair Site to Fort Totten, to the Croton Aqueduct and numerous other topics.
67. Williamsburg, Brooklyn Art Galleries    

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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