Links to databases & resources (updated 4/16/2019)

In class I mentioned I would compile and post links to information resources mentioned in class. I’ll update this post as needed. If I forget something, please use the comments to remind me – or post something useful you have found!

DoF tax photos from the New York Municipal Archives
NYCityMap to look up block and lot numbers – Digital Public Library of America
Digital New York Times subscriptions; create your account with your email address.

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 1841-1955 (free for all)
The historical New York Times, 1851-2015 (log in with the barcode from your college ID)
The Wall Street Journal (create account with your college email address)

Social Explorer (log in with the barcode from your college ID)
Infoshare (log in with the barcode from your college ID)

NYPL Map Warper – georectified maps of NYC and the world
NYPL Digital Collections – historic photos, images, and maps

Atlantic Yards Community Development Corporation of New  York State – links to community meeting agendas, construction updates, and other resources
Atlantic Yards Final Environmental Impact Statement
Atlantic Yards Community Benefits Agreement, 2005
Fort Greene Historic District Designation Report, 1978

NYU Furman Center does important research on NYC housing and neighborhoods, and hosts the data portal

New York City Community District Profiles: our site is at the intersection of districts 2, 6, and 8 in Brooklyn

The Institute of Metropolitan Opportunity of the University of Minnesota Law School produced a report and a map of Low Income Displacement and Concentration in U.S. Census Tracts, 2000 to 2016.


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