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New York City

Forgotten NY
This site, put together by an amateur historian and New York City fan, explores every aspect of the urban landscape of New York. Great for images and commentary on 19th and 20th century New York locations. Also includes some Long Island locales.
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Historic House Trust of New York City
The Historic House Trust of New York City, a not-for-profit organization, was created in 1989 to preserve and promote the 19 historic house museums located in New York City parks.
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International Center of Photography
A museum, a school and a center for photographers and photography. Uptown location at 1130 Fifth Avenue and 94th Street and midtown location at 1133 Avenue of the Americas at 43rd Street.
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Metropolitan Museum of Art
One of the greatest art museums in the world, its collection spans more than 5,000 years of culture, from prehistory to the present. Located at 1000 Fifth Avenue, at 82nd Street.
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Morgan Library
Once the private library of financier Pierpont Morgan, one of America's greatest collectors and cultural benefactors. The collection includes illuminated, literary, and historical manuscripts; early printed books; and old master drawings and prints. Exceptional exhibits. Located at 29 East 36th Street.
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Museum of the City of New York
More than 1.5 million paintings, prints, photographs, costumes, toys, rare books, manuscripts, sculptures, decorative arts objects, and other artifacts that comprise New York City’s historic treasury. Located at 5th Avenue at 103rd Street.
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New York Hall of Science
A hands-on, interactive science museum. Located in Queens, in Flushing Meadow Park, 4701 11th Street.
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New York Historical Society
The oldest museum in the City, it serves as the collective memory of New York, with vast collections in American painting, sculpture, books, manuscripts, decorative arts, architectural drawings, photographs, prints and ephemera. Located at 2 Central Park West between 76 and 77th Streets.
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New York History Net
The Institute for New York State Studies maintains this collection of links and resources. Links to archives, books, conferences, historical sites and jobs are provided.
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Provides links to N.Y.C. government, city agencies, Mayor's office, city life, and online services, including forms, publications, and events.
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Statue of Liberty
Museum on Immigration and Statue history. Located in New York Harbor, a ferry ride from Battery Park.
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