Vintage photos of the Gas House District, the poor immigrant neighborhood in NYC that came before today’s private residential development of Stuy Town.More
Augustus Sherman was Chief Registry Clerk on Ellis Island in the early 1900s, as well as amateur photographer. The NYPL photos of Sherman’s work arenow online.More
In the ongoing Micro Neighborhoods series, Untapped Cities looks at Little Senegal in central Harlem, New York City.More
Terminal Island’s Southwest Marine complex still holds reminders of the island’s shipbuilding and Japanese immigrant histories.
One of the last visible reminders of Chinese American history in the Los Angeles area may soon be lost. The Chinatown House in Rancho Cucamonga was just named to the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s 2013 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered …More
Tucked on the Lower East Side, just blocks from the Williamsburg Bridge, the Tenement Museum embodies and represents the history of how New York as we know it came to be.More
Vote to preserve the beautiful and decaying Ellis Island Hospitals, a Partner in Preservation site.More
A neighborhood infinitely more nuanced than its namesake, Sunset Park repeatedly defies expectation. Once hailed as the “New Williamsburg,” Sunset Park residents have fought to keep industry in as a means to keep gentrification out. A widely diverse area where the term “minority” is misleading, upwards of 75% of the population is Hispanic or Chinese, with a rich history of Irish, Polish and Norwegian immigration dating back to the 1800s.More