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People & Real Estate: NYC

Great links to sites about NYC people and places, past and present, collected for the website



City of Neighborhoods - New York City Department of City Planning

City Planning: Take me to... Reference > City of Neighborhoods Geographically, New York is a city with 5 boroughs, 59 community districts and hundreds of neighborhoods. In 2010, the Department of City Planning issued a revised wall map displaying the neighborhood names and community district boundaries along with informative statistics on the geographic, demographic and economic profile of New York City.

Breaking News, Local Neighborhood News - New York New York: New York's leading neighborhood news source-covering entertainment, education, politics, crime, sports, and dining.

Streetscapes - Structures That Still Stop Me in My Tracks

PEOPLE often ask me to name my favorite building. And I always answer that it's whichever one I'm just then finding out about, because there is nothing like the thrill of discovery. But really, that's cheating, a little. I admit a few buildings do give me special pleasure over and over again.

What I Love

Articles in the What I Love series from The New York Times. WHAT I LOVE Articles Mary Higgins Clark has a one-bedroom pied-à-terre on Central Park South. The cellist David Finckel and the pianist Wu Han retreat to a large Manhattan apartment when they are not touring.

The Hunt (for apartments)

A collection of The Hunt articles published in The New York Times.

Queens Neighborhoods -Neighborhoods in Queens on Queens

Neighborhoods Of Queens News About Queens Neighborhoods This section includes information about the neighborhoods in Queens NY. This includes Astoria, Corona, Flushing, Forest Hills, Jackson Heights, Jamaica, Kew Gardens, Long Island City, Sunnyside and Woodside. Click here to read more about Queens Neighborhoods.

Tastoria Queens

We have reached a time in the food history of New York City where a toothless nostalgia for restaurants that are iconic emblems of the city's past has replaced our collective desire and effort to do anything to retain them. Places we remember from our youth, places we learned were iconic when we moved to...

Tribeca Citizen | History

Plus: Big new Broadway development; Tweed Courthouse's history; local contender for "Hottest Trainer"; condo building to go up next to the Holland Tunnel's mouth; El Vez review.