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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