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If you need a distraction, here’s some choice writing about New York City
New York has dealt with epidemics before—and those outbreaks led to infrastructure changes and housing reforms.
In 1854, a woman named Elizabeth Jennings helped kickstart the desegregation of New York’s public transit—and she’ll soon be honored with a statue at Grand Central Terminal.
Seneca Village thrived from the 1820s through 1857, when its inhabitants were booted for the creation of Central Park.
New York’s hundreds of thousands of buildings are key to understanding its history.
Decade of Fire, a new documentary, tells a different story about the borough’s fires—and the communities affected by them
The Commodore Hotel was a key remnant of Midtown’s Terminal City.
The city is now soliciting feedback on five proposed designs of the forthcoming monument to the trailblazing legislator.
The ripple effects of transportation, housing trends, and industrialization showed up on dining plates