The Beekman Mansion was built over the course of two years, from 1802 to 1804, for the family of William Beekman.

Beekman's Mansion

The Beekman Mansion was built over the course of two years, from 1802 to 1804, for the family of William…

"View at the foot of Broadway. General Charles Lee's troops marched to New York."—Lossing, 1851

Broadway

"View at the foot of Broadway. General Charles Lee's troops marched to New York."—Lossing, 1851

Brooklyn Bridge between New York and Brooklyn.

Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Bridge between New York and Brooklyn.

Brooklyn Bridge between New York and Brooklyn.

The Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Bridge between New York and Brooklyn.

The Brooklyn Bridge, the largest suspension bridge in the world at the time of its completion.

Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge, the largest suspension bridge in the world at the time of its completion.

Trinity Church, at 79 Broadway in New York City, is a historic full service parish church in the Episcopal Diocese of New York. Trinity Church is located at the intersection of Broadway and Wall Street in downtown Manhattan. n 1696, Governor Benjamin Fletcher approved the purchase of land in Lower Manhattan by the Church of England community for construction of a new church. The parish received its charter from King William III of England on May 6, 1697. Its land grant specified an annual rent of one peppercorn due to the English crown. The present day Trinity Church, designed by architect Richard Upjohn, is considered a classic example of Gothic Revival architecture and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1976 for its architectural significance and place within the history of New York City.

Trinity Church

Trinity Church, at 79 Broadway in New York City, is a historic full service parish church in the Episcopal…

The New York Draft Riots (July 11 to July 16, 1863), were violent disturbances in New York City that were the culmination of discontent with new laws passed by Congress to draft men to fight in the ongoing American Civil War.

The Draft Riots - The Rioters and the 7th Regiment

The New York Draft Riots (July 11 to July 16, 1863), were violent disturbances in New York City that…

Fort George, the name of four defensive works connected with warfare in the United States.

Fort George, old New York City

Fort George, the name of four defensive works connected with warfare in the United States.

"'Liberty Enlightening the World,' a gift from the French Republic to the Greatest Republic. Height of Statue, 151 feet; of pedestal, 155 feet." -Foster, 1921

Statue of Liberty

"'Liberty Enlightening the World,' a gift from the French Republic to the Greatest Republic. Height…

The Statue of Liberty in New York is the largest statue in the world, given as a gift from France to celebrate 100 years of United States independence.

Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty in New York is the largest statue in the world, given as a gift from France to…

Seth Low (January 18, 1850 - September 17, 1916), born in Brooklyn, New York, was an American educator and political figure who served as mayor of Brooklyn, as President of Columbia University, as diplomatic representative of the United States, and as Mayor of New York City.

Seth Low

Seth Low (January 18, 1850 - September 17, 1916), born in Brooklyn, New York, was an American educator…

A view of New Amsterdam, a Dutch colony in America. It later became New York City.

New Amsterdam in 1655

A view of New Amsterdam, a Dutch colony in America. It later became New York City.

A view of the New York City hall and docks in 1679.

New York City Hall and Docks in 1679

A view of the New York City hall and docks in 1679.

The Great Fire was a devastating fire that burned through the night of September 21 – September 22, 1776 on the west side of what then constituted New York City at the southern end of the island of Manhattan.

The Great Fire of New York in 1776

The Great Fire was a devastating fire that burned through the night of September 21 – September…

Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Madison Square Garden in New York

Madison Square Garden in New York City.

The Masonic Temple in New York City.

Masonic Temple of New York

The Masonic Temple in New York City.

The National Academy of Design Building in New York City.

National Academy of Design in New York

The National Academy of Design Building in New York City.

The skyline of New York City in 1912.

Skyline of New York in 1912

The skyline of New York City in 1912.

Scenery of old houses in New York City in 1679.

Old houses, New York City, 1679

Scenery of old houses in New York City in 1679.

The entrance to the Temple Beth-el, a Jewish synagogue in New York City.

Temple Beth-el

The entrance to the Temple Beth-el, a Jewish synagogue in New York City.