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A City Symphony Underground
In homage to classic documentaries such as Berlin: Symphony of a City (1927), by Walter Ruttman and Manahatta (1921), by Paul Strand and Charles Sheeler, A City Symphony Underground is arranged in movements to evoke the New York City Subway’s daily shifting timbre. Blending footage shot in 1905, six months after the subway opened, with present day scenes this film captures the spirit, energy and rhythms of the people and the textures and colors of this underground marvel, in all its gritty beaut...
A Journey Through Chinatown
Images, and text capturing some aspects of what makes this vibrant community thrive, and to document the constant growth and renewal
that is ongoing.lucky_dog
There is also a page on the Five Points.
A Picture History of Kew Gardens
Photos, articles, and other descriptions of the Kew Gardens, Queens neighborhood.
ABC No Rio
ABC No Rio is a collectively-run center for art and activism. We are known internationally as a venue for oppositional culture. ABC No Rio was founded in 1980 by artists committed to political and social engagement and we retain these values to the present.
We seek to facilitate cross-pollination between artists and activists. ABC No Rio is a place where people share resources and ideas to impact society, culture, and community. We believe that art and activism should be for everyone, not jus...
American Political History On-Line
Several hundred U.S. political history links and documents arranged topically and spanning from the Consititution to the Clinton years.
American Social History Project
The American Social History Project maintains numerous historical projects and services on the web. Not everything here is NYC related, but much is. Focus is on labor, ethinicity, and social issues. Primary resources available for browsing. Sample components of the site are: Who Built America, Teaching and Learning, New Media Lab, and a calendar of history events in NYC.
Archaeology.org - Under City Hall Park
Pages on recent archaeological discoveries in New York City and what they tell us about the history of the downtown of past eras.
Architecture of New York City
New York City Architecture Resources
Atlantic Avenue Tunnel
Brief telling of the story of the ante-bellum train tunnel built under Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn. Sealed off in 1861, the tunnel has recently been re-discovered. Learn about its history and about how to take a tour.