Site and Image Credits

All images by Malka Simon except as noted below:

  • Week 1: Introduction—Castello Plan, from the Legend of New Amsterdam, New Amsterdam History Center, Accessed 2015.
  • Week 4: Up We Go—the Skyscraper Evolves—Metropolitan Life Building postcard, undated. New York Architecture, Accessed 2015.
  • Week 5: Time to Relax—Parks, Recreation and Entertainment—Greensward Plan (detail), ca. 1858.
  • Week 6: The Death and Life of New York—Urban Decline and Rebirth—Pennsylvania Station, New York City, 1911. (photographer unknown)