New York Marble Cemetery, which was incorporated in 1831, was New York City's first non-sectarian burial place open to the public.
Take a peek inside the abandoned Art Deco bathhouse in Jacob Riis Park on Rockaway Beach—a beautiful, mostly defunct former seaside idyll that opened in 1932.
In an empty lot on Houston Street sits an exhibit called "The Mulberry Street Gang," honoring the bravery of individuals who always searched for truth and justice.
Discover secrets and stories of the Rockaways, the seaside peninsula with a vibrant history defined by military involvement and its proximity to the ocean.
A highlight of the exhibit Jacob Riis: Revealing New York's Other Half at the Museum of the City of New York is a map showing where Riis photographed in NYC.
10 highlights not to miss in the exhibit Jacob Riis: Revealing New York's Other Half at Museum of the City of New York about the social reformer & photographer
Our December curation of NYC's art exhibits will take from the holidays to NYC's celebratory culture in Coney Island, to the photographs of reformer Jacob Riis.
The exhibit Jacob Riis: Revealing New York's Other Half at the Museum of the City of New York deconstructs the myths that surround the NYC social reformer.