Block & Lot: New York City

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Have you ever wanted to document the history of your home, apartment, or neighborhood? Would you like to learn about the growth of your favorite historic district or deepen  your knowledge of landmark New York City buildings? Discover how you can use NYPL resources to unlock the history of a building, a block, or an entire borough. In this class you will learn how to use antiquarian maps, fire insurance atlases ("Sanborns"), online property data, books and historic real estate photos to document the history the City's built environment. 

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When: 
Saturday, May 12, 2012 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Venue: 
South Court Classrooms - NYPL, Steven A. Schwarzman Building, Fifth Ave between 40th and 42nd Streets, New York, NY
Sponsor: 
The New York Public Library