Related pages in this Art Resources site
........New York City
........Museums and galleries, NYC.
........
Historical Societies
New!.Visualizing New York

National Register of Historic Places - NYC
........Manhattan: Below 14th St ..14th to 59th St
................59th to 100th St ..Above 110th St ..Islands

 .......Bronx  Queens
 .......Brooklyn (Kings County)  Staten Island (Richmond County)


Blogs & Columns
........Bowery Boys: New York City History
........Daytonian in Manhattan stories behind buildings, statues...
........Ephemeral New York
........Forgotten New York
........FYI: Questions & Answers about NYC NY Times
New!.Jeremiah's Vanishing New York
................A.K.A. The Book of Lamentations: A Bitterly Nostalgic
................Look at a City in the Process of Going Extinct
. . ..New Amsterdam Stories A Digital Dig to link 17th century
..........records between Amsterdam and New York City
..........(NYC Department of Records and Information Services)
........New York City Historical Blog
........NYC History Blogs Bowrey Boys list
........Scouting New York NYC movie location scout blog
........Streetscapes, By Christopher Grey, NY Times
........................To search 1,575 articles: scroll down to the bottom
........................of the article on Christopher Grey
........Wooden House Project
................Exploring & Restoring Brooklyn's Woodframe Row Houses

Films re: NYC buildings, places, and architects
................Many of these are from the PBS Treasures of NY series
........Here are some direct links. Dates indicate when a
................building was completed, school founded, or
....................birth and death dates of an architect

........Tourist In Your Own Town Series
.............More than 50 NY Landmarks Conservancy films
New!.Wonder Theatres 1920s
........... Visit and admire the five huge and opulent movie palaces of the 1920s
............ that survive in NYC and nearby Jersey City--all built by Marcus Loew.
............ NYC Media Blueprint NYC: Season 5: Episode 1

........Architects
.............Ralph Walker (1889–1973)
.............Stanford White (1853-1906)

........Bronx
.............NY Botanical Garden 1891
....................NY Botanical Garden Holiday Train Show

........Brooklyn
.....New!.Coney Island 1830s
....................From a refuge from summer heat to amusement parks whose
....................focus shifted with social changes.
....................NYC Media: Blueprint NYC: Season 6: Episode 1
....................SEE ALSO:
....................Comprehensive History of Coney Island Heart of Coney Island
.............Jane's Carousel, 1922
....................Originally gracing Idora Park, Youngstown, Ohio, the carousel
....................came to NYC in 1984, and after 27 years of restoration, the
....................carousel opened in Brooklyn Bridge Park in 2011
.............Pratt Institute (school of art & design), 1887
.............Prospect Park Carousel, 1912

........Manhattan
.............Chrysler Building, 1930 (History channel video)
.............Eldridge St. Synagogue, 1887 (NYC Arts video)
.............Four Freedoms Park, 2012
.............Flatiron Building, 1902
.............Grand Central Station, 1913
....................(PBS American Experience film)
.............Grand Central : Every Detail Explained
....................(Architectural Digest, tour led by
....................Historian & author Anthony W. Robins and
....................NY Times urban affairs correspondent Sam Roberts)
.............Hearst Tower, 2006
...... ......
High Line, 2014

Films re: NYC buildings, places, and architects, continued

........Manhattan, continued

.............Julliard School (performing arts) 1905
.............
Lincoln Center,1960s
.............Merchant's House museum, 1832
...................29 East 4th Street, New York, NY 10003
...................NYC Media - Blueprint NYC: Season 5: Ep. 3
.............New York Public Library 42nd St, 1911
....................(Architectural Digest, tour led by
....................Keith Glutting, Manager, visitor volunteer program and
....................Judith Gura, design historian, author and lecturer)
.............Park Avenue Armory, 1880
.............Pennsylvania Station: Rise and Fall,1910
....................(PBS American Experience film)
....................Current movement to Rebuild Penn Station
.............Plaza Hotel, 1907
...................(Architectural Digest, tour led by
....................Francis Norrone, architectural historian and author and
....................Julie Satow, journalist and author)
.............Roosevelt House, 1908
.............Roosevelt Island Tramway, 1976
.............Saint John the Divine, cornerstone laid 1892
...................NYC Media - Blueprint NYC: Season 6: Ep. 5
.............Saint Patrick's Cathedral, 1878

........Staten Island
.............Alice Austen House
...................PBS MetroFocus film: Explore Alice Austen House,
..........................a Treasure of Staten Island
.............Saint George Theater, 1929

Historical Societies
........Historical Societies page

Historic Overviews
....Burrows, E.G., & M. Wallace,
.............Gotham: A History of NYC to 1898
....Wallace, M., Greater Gotham:
.............A History of NYC from 1898-1919
........Stokes, I.N.P, Iconography of Manhattan Island
................vol. 1......vol. 2......vol. 3......vol. 4......vol. 5......vol. 6

NYC Cemetery Art
........Green-Wood Cemetery - PBS Treasures of NY video
........Guide to 19th c. Artists' Graves of NYC Hyperallergic
........NYC Cemetery Tour Hyperallergic

NYC Media
........NYC Media: Part of the Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment,
................NYC Media's videos offer a fascinating insight into the City's arts,
................history, culture, and diverse citizens.

NYC Timeline
New!.NYC Timeline: 1609-1900 Timeline of major events in the
................history of NYC, with short essays explaining each one. NYC
................Landmarks Preservation Commission

NYC Tours
........Historic House Trust: New York City
........St John the Divine: Tours, especially (very cool) "Vertical" tour
........Woolworth Building Lobby Tours--at long last!
................NY Times article with good photos

And more . . .
........Brooklyn Historical Society - Oral History Collections
........Calling Thunder: The Unsung History of Manhattan
........Digital Culture of Metropolitan New York
........Guide to NYC's Historic Artists' Studios Hyperallergic...
........
Have You Seen That New Building Along the High Line?
................NY Times, M. Kimmelman
........
Human Project 10,000 New Yorkers - 20 years
........What's Out There - Cultural Landscape Guide to NYC
................Cultural Landscape Foundation in partnership with
........................the National Park Service

 

© Jan Mainzer
Banner: Edited detail of:
Jacob Riis, Mulberry Street, NYC, ca 1900, Detroit Publishing Co. Public Domain
More info may also be found on the Library of Congress website
Back / Home button is an edited detail of: The Town Mosaic. faience plaque,... 1700-1600 BCE.
Photo by Zde
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