Memorable gifts for every New Yorker interested in the city’s rich history can be found at the Municipal Archives. Search our digital gallery to select a historical photo of a meaningful New York City location or pick up an original redeemed vintage bond or stock certificate for the person who has everything. Use the promo code “NYC HISTORY” to get 20% off when you place an order now through January 7, 2021.
The Central Park: Original Designs for New York’s Greatest Treasure by Cynthia Brenwell – a conservator at the Archives - features hundreds of color photographs illustrations and plans, including the original winning entry for the park’s design by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calbert Vaux.
More than 720,000 newly digitized historical photographs of every house and building in the 5 boroughs can be searched and viewed in the gallery.