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  • Provides links to area businesses, restaurants, and community organizations. Of particular interest is a unique listing of nautical Websites that offer information about shipbuilding, chartering, and navigation. In addition, this site provides access to a bulletin board that enables users to post and read messages that pertain to interests and issues of City Island residents.
  • Welcome to AmericanTowns, your virtual town square and the ultimate community connection! All about Staten Island
  • This well-designed and appealing site includes information on the history, architecture and design of this water's edge neighborhood as well as directory listings for restaurants, shopping and hotels. You'll also find a list of current free events at the World Financial Center and other nearby venues, description of public art in the neighborhood and information on renting or buying.
  • See also: The Bronx on the Web: Books and Videos About The Bronx (Neighborhoods and Landmarks).
  • Websites of many Bronx colleges and universities provide information about their surrounding neighborhoods.
  • Websites of many Bronx high schools provide information about their surrounding neighborhoods.
  • Comprehensive Website that contains links to Bronx based businesses, professional services, community organizations, and cultural events.
  • This attractive site includes a searchable directory of restaurants, shops and services in the downtown area. Also includes maps, tourist attractions and real estate information.
  • A solo effort, this award winning, well organized and searchable site, has a real neighborhood feel and is very user friendly. Includes information on community boards, a calendar of local events, a chat area, East Harlem facts and history and much more.
  • This site acts as a directory of East Village cultural life.
  • A non-profit group dedicated to preserving the High Line, a 1.5 mile long historic elevated rail structure on the west side of Manhattan.
  • A guide to one of the world's greatest fashion centers, this elegant site includes a calendar of fashion industry events updated monthly, a clickable map of the area and a searchable directory of fashion related businesses in the Greater New York area.
  • This site is composed of a series of pages that are the outgrowth of Highbridge residents working to re-establish their neighborhood as a viable, meaningful and safe haven for all who reside there. Here you will find parts of the story "Collective Inspiration" written by Highbridge residents ranging from 13 to 90 years of age. Also available are articles about Highbridge as well as historical and present-day photographs of the neighborhood.
  • Buildings that have recently received New York City Landmark status include: Public School 28, Port Richmond Branch of The New York Public Library, Stephens-Prier House, 120th Police Precinct Headquarters, Louis A. and Laura Stirn House, August and Augusta Shoverling House, Staten Island Family Courthouse, and the Edwards-Barton House. Buildings receiving NYC landmark status between April 1965 and February 1998 are listed in The Guide to New York City Landmarks.
  • Features information on major sites such as the George Washington Bus Terminal, Church of the Intercession, Audubon Ballroom Complex and the Trinity Cemetery.
  • Stately but accesible, the Murray Hill Neighborhood Association's website showcases the impressive local architecture as well as providing historical information, local events, important contact numbers and neighborhood information.
  • Create a free website for your neighborhood or local organization and view the sites of others.
  • Click on an area of the map to see the names of the different neighborhoods.
  • From the New York City's Mayor's Office.
  • Find maps of the City showing the 59 Community Districts & hundreds of neighborhoods. Click on links to access Community District Profiles and statistics.
  • Three to four-page photo essays of Central Park, Chinatown, Greenwich Village, Little Italy, SoHo, South Street Seaport and Times Square.
  • Created by the White Plains Road Business Improvement District. Lists addresses and telephone numbers for local stores, restaurants, and medical offices. Scroll to the bottom of the page for links to government officials, local resources, and history.
  • Since its organization in 1977, The Preservation League of Staten Island has devoted its time, energy and resources to identifying, fostering an appreciation for, and supporting the preservation of Staten Island's historic built environment through a wide variety of activities.
  • Historic houses and buildings on Staten Island listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Select the "Historic Districts" tab to view local historic districts.
  • This stylish award winning site designed by an artist and a photographer leads you through Soho's famous art galleries and other establishments. Includes several ways of searching and excellent help.
  • A history of St. George written by Staten Island Borough Historian Richard Dickenson. Provided here thanks to a 2004 Premiere Grant from COAHSI, the Council of Arts and Humanities for Staten Island.
  • An online exhibit about the history of Stapleton from the Staten Island Institute of Arts & Sciences and The College of Staten Island Library.
  • The final report of the Task Force, issued December 2, 2003.
  • Users must register in order to post messages to the Bronx Board. Other features, including photo galleries, school alumni databases, polls and surveys about Bronx related topics, do not require registration.
  • Focus on those who grew up in the Pelham Parkway neighborhood from 1930 to 1960. Some portions of the site, including a message board and a chat room, require registration. Other features, including links to photo albums of the Pelham Parkway neighborhood, class pictures, and area high school Websites, do not require registration.
  • This fresh and charming site, presented by the Turtle Bay Association, treats you to an illustrated historical narrative, local events, and other useful neighborhood information.
  • Provided by the Bronx Mall Website.

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