Minetta Street is one of the few in the city with distinctive curvature. Nestled between the busy thoroughfare of Sixth Avenue (Avenue of Americas) and MacDougal Street, the Minettas are seen as a tranquil escape from the sights and sounds that border these streets. These streets however, were not always this way. The Minettas have a multi-layered history, beginning with rural farm life with New York City’s first freed slaves ...
Cover page of the first issue of the NYU's first student journal, the University Item. The paper clearly displays a drawing of the old University Building as its header.
More than 54,000 New York City archival photographs (and their captioned versos) from the 1870s-1970s arranged by borough and street; the majority are…