NYC Department of Records Releases 870,000 Historical Photos Online

New York City Municipal Archive Online Gallery

The New York City Department of Records has launched an online gallery featuring 870,000 historical photos, maps, audio and motion picture recordings dating as far back as the 1880s. Included in the online gallery—a 1980s-era collection that includes a photo of every house and building in the city (collected originally for tax appraisal purposes).

via New York Post

photo by Eugene de Salignac/New York City Municipal Archives

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