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Inside New York
Inside New York is a complete guidebook to life in the city. Not just a list of places to eat, drink, party, and shop, but a detailed resource to cultivate seasoned New Yorkers. Since 1978, Inside New York has treated transplants and travelers to the best that New York City has to offer.Inside New York 2010 Written by a team of fearless young New Yorkers committed to discovering old mainstays and new attractions within all five boroughs, Inside New York is the savviest neighborhood-by-neighb...

Inventing Gotham: New York City and the American Dream
A virtual tour of New York City constructed for and by eleventh and twelfth grade students at the Fieldston School in the Bronx, NY. The website is a central piece of the students’ research for a history course called “Inventing Gotham: New York City and the American Dream.” The homepage of the site has two main parts. On the left you will find course materials for the students. On the right is an interactive map of New York City neighborhoods, where the students are posting hi...

Jacob A. Riis:The Battle with the Slum (1902)
Riis's 1902 Battle with the Slum published on the web complete with some illustrations and footnotes.

Jewish Museum
The website of the Jewish Museum. Very attractive site with information on the permanent collection as well as special exhibitions and other features like "Dining at the Jewish Museum" which highlights some Jewish recipes.

Labor Arts
LABOR ARTS is a virtual museum; we gather, identify and display images of the cultural artifacts of working people and their organizations. Our mission is to present powerful images that help us understand the past and present lives of working people. AFL-CIO President John J. Sweeney has urged all international unions to cooperate in locating for display on Labor Arts "the treasure trove of cultural objects that have moved workers into action from the very inception of our movement."

Leon Dolice's New York: A Nostalgic Look at Old New York
Leon Dolice (1892-1960) was an artist who spent the last forty years of his life recording the landmarks, streets and people of New York City. This web site is an historical tour of the changes that took place in New York's architecture during this period -- from the 1920's through the 1950's. Here you'll see many images of the artist's work that show these changes.

Levittown: Documents of an Ideal American Suburb

Lewis Mumford Center for Comparative Urban and Regional Research
Established in 1988 to carry out urban research both comparative and historical in scope, the Center honors the tradition of interdisciplinary scholarship established by Lewis Mumford(1895-1990). Mumford was a native New Yorker internationally recognized as one of the most distinguished urbanists of the 20th Century. By promoting broad-based collaboration among urban scholars from a variety of fields and geographic settings, the Center's mission is to further Mumford's ideal of local involvement...

Louis Armstrong House and Archives
Access to and information on the Armstrong archives, Held by Queens College, and the soon to be open to the public Louis Armstrong House. Recordings, letters, photos, etc. See site for physical address and appointments.

Lower East Side History Project
The Lower East Side History Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to researching, documenting and preserving the history of the greater Lower East Side of New York City.

 

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