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Block & Lot: New York City


July 23, 2011

Program Locations:

Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom A

Have you every wanted to document the history of your home, apartment or neighborhood? Would you like to learn about the growth of your favorite historic district or deepen your knowledge of landmark New York City buildings?    

Discover how you can use NYPL resources to unlock the history of a building, a block, or an entire borough. In this class you will learn how to use antiquarian maps, fire insurance atlases ("Sanborns"), online property data, books and historic real estate photos to document the history of the City’s built environment.


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  • Class Format: Hands on
  • Audience: Adults