The Museum of the City of New York's new exhibition, "To Quench the Thirst of New Yorkers: The Croton Aqueduct at 175," details the history of NYC's water.
Not everything within NYC Parks is accessible to the public. Here's a look at 10 places that could open to the public, including North Brother and Hart Islands.
Tomorrow, testify at the NYC Council Parks Committee hearing about Parks Department properties currently inaccessible to the public at 1 PM at City Hall.
The Department of Environmental Protection maintains NYC's water, air quality and excessive noise. Here are 10 secrets of the DEP and NYC's water supply.
The Great Fire of 1845 devastated lower Manhattan for a third time causing millions of dollars in damage and the death of 30 people.
Photo via Paul Kittas We’ve previously covered the existing remnants of the Croton Aqueduct, the first to bring fresh drinking
Rutgers Female College, started in 1839 as Rutgers Female Institute, was New York City's first women's college. its pioneering role is largely forgotten.
Bryant Park is one of NYC's most iconic public spaces. Its history and architecture reveal the many secrets that lie beneath and around the park today.
In the Catskills the Ashokan Reservoir, NYC's largest, was formed by flooding a dozen towns and relocating thousands to supply the city with drinking water.
High Bridge Water Tower as seen from the newly reopened High Bridge With the reopening of the High Bridge last