Websites for New York Mavens  

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Architecture..14 Food..3 Lower East Side..13 Staten Island..8
Art..6 Fun and Miscellaneous..5 Manhattan..20 Subways & Railroad..1
Bronx..9 Harlem..13 Museums..2 Times Square..12
Brooklyn..9 Historic Houses..4 New Jersey..2 Upper East Side..14
Children..1 Historical Accounts..4 New York State..2 Vintage Photos..4
Downtown/Financial Dist...8 Hudson River Valley..1 Queens..9 Walking Tours..8
East Village..14 Landmarks..7 Soho..12 West Village..14
Event Listings..1 Long Island..3

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1. Bridge and Tunnel Club    A fun photographic series of walks throughout all five boroughs of New York City.
2. Children's Museum of Manhattan    
3. Columbus-Amsterdam BID Website    Neighborhood History and Walking Tours are included on website.
4. Curbed: An Edgy (or maybe "Quirky") Real Estate "Blog"    Diverse and often intersting articles and web-links about New York neighborhoods
5. Forgotten New York: New York Neighborhoods    Illustrated tours of New York neighborhoods. Great websites!
6. Forgotten NY    Fantastic series of websites with historic street scenes, neighborhoods, buildings, and oddities. You'll spend hours touring on these sites!
7. Former Street Names in Manhattan    Old roads, lanes, alleys, courts, terraces, parks, squares, wharves, piers, slips, markets and other named urban features that have been demapped, obliterated, or renamed.
8. Frederic Schwartz Architects    A range of projects are posted on site including a number in NYC: Harlem, Gramercy Park, WTC Site, Chelsea, SoHo, etc.
9. Irish Pubs in New York    
10. New Netherland and Beyond    A remarkable site with numerous maps, articles, and even maps of where individual families lived. Great Upper West Side maps!
11. New York Architecture Images    Images new and historic of buildings throughout Manhattan plus good commentaries. Also section on no-longer-extant buildings.
12. 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.
13. New York City Walk    New Yorker, Caleb Smith's photographic walks through Manhattan. "Chock Full of Nuts" graphics and often captivating photographs.
14. New York City Walk (With photographs)    Between May 2002 and December 2004, I walked every street on the island of Manhattan. Every darn street.
15. New York Heritage Digital Library Collections    More than 160 digital collections from New York State, via libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions.
16. Nineteenth-century Views of Manhattan    Uptown Views
17. Photographic Walking Tours of Manhattan Neighborhoods    A wide range of photographic walks throughout Manhattan
18. 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."
19. Property Shark    A web resource that includes an amazing amount of building information. Try free trial to see if you are satisfied.
20. Street Easy    A street finder and real estate tool. Can prove useful for address and location finding.

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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