Block & Lot: Researching the Architecture and the Built Environment of NYC

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Discover how you can use NYPL resources to examine the history of a building, neighborhood, and/or borough.  In this class you will learn how to use the library's antiquarian maps, fire insurance atlases ("Sanborns"), online property data, books and historic real estate photos to document the history of NYC's built environment.
This program is free to the public, but requires pre-registration online at:  This event will be held at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classrooms, New York Public Library, Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, New York City.
Saturday, September 22, 2012 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Saturday, October 20, 2012 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Saturday, November 17, 2012 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Saturday, December 15, 2012 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Fifth Avenue between 40th and 42nd Streets, New York City
The New York Public Library