Websites for New York Mavens  

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Architecture..42 Fun and Miscellaneous..23 Manhattan..38 Staten Island..31
Art..18 Harlem..8 Museums..8 Subways & Railroad..5
Bronx..32 Historic Houses..8 Nature..7 Times Square..8
Brooklyn..35 Historical Accounts..13 New Jersey..2 Upper East Side..8
Children..2 Hudson River Valley..3 New York State..6 Upper West Side..9
Downtown/Financial Dist...5 Landmarks..18 Political History..2 Vintage Photos..19
East Village..8 Long Island..13 Religious..2 Walking Tours..11
Event Listings..10 Lower East Side..8 Soho..10 West Village..8

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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. 1964 New York World's Fair: Exploring America's Space Age World's Fair    An extensive site. Take a few minutes to learn how to navigate the site and then spend hours discovering its delights!
3. 1964 New York World's Fair: Wikipedia    A good overall article on the 1964 World's Fair.
4. 1964 World's Fair    Extensive descriptions of 1964 World's Fair
5. 1964 World's Fair at NIGHT    A small, but lovely collection of nighttime images of the 1964 World's Fair
6. 1964 World's Fair: Disney at the 1964-65 World's Fair    A site addressing the Disney connections with the 1964-65 World's Fair
7. 1964-65 New York World's Fair Carousel    History of the Carousel at the 1964-65 World's Fair
8. About Queens    Follow through the various links on this site to learn more about different Queens neighborhoods and events.
9. 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.
10. American Museum of the Moving Image    movies and more
11. 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)
12. Bayside Historical Society    
13. Beachside Bungalow Preservation Society of Far Rockaway    
14. Bridge and Tunnel Club    A fun photographic series of walks throughout all five boroughs of New York City.
15. Bridges of New York: Dave Frieder, Photographer    A photographer's website documenting the various bridges of New York City. Niice images.
16. BRIDGES OF NEW YORK: Photographer Dave Frieder    Amazing photographs of New York bridges!
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. 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.
20. Chocolate: New York Chocolate    Chocolate shops and sites throughout New York. Even maps!
21. Curbed: An Edgy (or maybe "Quirky") Real Estate "Blog"    Diverse and often intersting articles and web-links about New York neighborhoods
22. Deitch Projects Gallery: SoHo and Long Island City, Queens    Deitch Projects is known for producing ambitious projects by contemporary artists.
23. Douglaston / Little Neck Historical Society    
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. Fisher Landau Center for Art    1,500 work contemporary art collection of Emily Fisher Landau
26. Flushing Meadow Corona Park    
27. Flushing Town Hall    Includes Queens Jazz Trail
28. Forgotten New York: New York Neighborhoods    Illustrated tours of New York neighborhoods. Great websites!
29. Frederic Schwartz Architects    A range of projects are posted on site including a number in NYC: Harlem, Gramercy Park, WTC Site, Chelsea, SoHo, etc.
30. Ganesh Hindu Temple, Flushing    Hand-built temple dedicated to the Hindu god, Ganesh.
31. Greater Astoria Historical Society    
32. Greater Astoria Historical Society IMAGES    Great images of the Long Island City / Astoria area of Queens County
33. History of Fort Tilden, NY    
34. 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.
35. 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.
36. Images from the 1939 World's Fair    
37. Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum    
38. Jackson Heights Beautification Group    
39. 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.
40. Kew Gardens Civic Association    A nice website for the Kew Gardens community group.
41. Lewis H. Latimer House    Home of the African American inventor of the carbon filament lightbulb and other major creations.
42. Library of Congress Gottscho-Schleisner Collection of Archtectural Images    Great Images of Works of Various Architects and Designers
43. Long Island City Home Page    Listings of Long Island City related links
44. Long Island Motor Parkway    The first motor parkway in the nation to use reinforced concrete, landscaping, banked turns for high-speed driving, safety guard rails, and more.
45. Louis Armstrong House & Archives    
46. Medieval New York    A wonderful student site that consists of a range of artices about numerous churches, plus Temple Emanu-El, the Woolworth Tower, the Kingsbridge Armory, and many others.
47. Museum of Modern Art Queens    Helpful visitor information
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 Subway Art Guide    Great photographic selection of the Arts for Transit projects in the New York City subway system.
50. New York City Website    Research NYC Building Finances (click "Property History"), learn buildings "Block and Lot," or tour Gracie Mansion...It's all here!
51. 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.
52. New York Heritage Digital Library Collections    More than 160 digital collections from New York State, via libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions.
53. NoshWalks: Culinary Walking Tours with Myra Alperson    Excellent food tours that focus on ethnic neighborhoods in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island.
54. Noticing New York Blog Page    A blog page, by a Brooklyn-based Urban Planner, that addresses many New York topics.
55. NYC Municipal Archives    Nice on-line photo gallery in various areas. Great research institution.
56. nylocations.com - Panoramic Views of New York sites    A remarkable array of 360-degree panoramic images of unusual New York City sites.
57. Old Kew Gardens: A Picture History    What a beautiful and detailed site! Enjoy the vintage postcards,
58. P. S. 1 Contemporary Art Center    
59. Penny Postcards from New York    An excellent site with historic images of New York State and New York City sites.
60. 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!
61. 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."
62. Poppenhusen Institute    
63. Property Shark    A web resource that includes an amazing amount of building information. Try free trial to see if you are satisfied.
64. Pushcart NYC    A great Food Review site for the pushcarts of Manhattan and Queens. May the writers expand their search to the other boroughs, as well!
65. Queens Botanical Gardens    The major botanical gardens in Queens County.
66. Queens County Farm Museum    
67. Queens Historical Society    Preserving and celebrating the history and heritage of Queens.
68. Queens Museum of Art    This is the major art museum in Queens County. Home of the New York Panorama, Tiffany glass, and more.
69. Queens Websites    This unfortunately named website has a remarkable list of weblinks for Queens Neighborhood and Preservation organizations.
70. Queens, Long Island City: Historic Photographs    National survey with excellent historic photographs.
71. Richmond Hill Historical Society    
72. Roundabout New York    An interesting blog site that is devoted to New York neighborhoods.
73. Safari 7    A self-guided tour of urban animal life along New York City's No. 7 subway line.
74. 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.
75. Self-Guided Tour of Jackson Heights    
76. Socrates Sculpture Park    Only site in the New York Metropolitan area specifically for artists to create and exhibit large-scale works.
77. 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
78. Steinway Pianos History    A brief history of this world-famous piano company.
79. Street Easy    A street finder and real estate tool. Can prove useful for address and location finding.
80. Sunnyside Gardens Preservation Alliance    History, Neighborhood Plans, and other items about this remarkable planned community in Queens.
81. Take a Walk, New York!    A component of the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygienes "Listen to Your Heart" Campaign
82. 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.
83. The Greater Ridgewood Historical Society: The Vander Ende-Onderdonk House    
84. 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.
85. Voelker Orth Museum Bird Sanctuary and Victorian Garden    Historical middle-class home with excellent gardens. An unexpected delight!
86. Walking Tour of Flushing Meadows/Corona Park    

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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