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East Harlem History
A brief description of the history of Harlem from the 17th century to the present. Links available and lots of old photos, most of them held by the Museum of the City of NEw York.

Ellis Island Records
Visitors can, among other things, trace their family's immigrant history. The site has obline records for all entries at Ellis Island from 1892-1924.

ENY Projects Web Hangout
The online community of those who grew up in the Linden and Boulevard House of East New York Brooklyn from the late fifties to the mid-seventies

Ephemeral New York
Ephemeral New York chronicles a constantly reinvented city through photos, newspaper archives, and other scraps and artifacts that have been edged into New York’s collective remainder bin. Here we remember forgotten people, places, and relics of the way New Yorkers used to live. We get a big kick out of present-day urban weirdness and idiosyncrasies too. The site is the creation of a magazine editor from the West Village who recalls stepping over winos to enter the Grand Union on Bleecker ...

Fading Ad Campaign
This site features interesting images of aged advertising in the city, much of it flaking away on the sides of brick buildings or layered with newer ads.

Flavorpill
Listing of NYC cultural events.

Forgotten Delights
Focuses on Manhattan’s outdoor representational sculpture. Maintained by Dianne Durante, author of *Forgotten Delights: The Producers,* on 19 outdoor sculptures in NYC.

Forgotten New York
Learn about the history that we walk right past every day in the city. This site explores the history behind lamp posts, abandoned subway lines, old cemeteries, forgotten alleyways and more.

General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York
An educational and philanthropic organization founded by artisans in 1785, the General Society sponsors a Library, Mechanics Institute, Small Press Center, and the Mossman Lock Museum.

Great Buildings
Go to "New York" on the site and the choose information and images on historic buildings in the city.

 

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