Recommended Resources

Featured Book

Stoelken, Ilona & Fitschen, Thomas. (2010). New York's German Past: A Guide to the Traces of the City's German Heritage. Berlin: Thomas Fitschen. Find a copy in your library.


Federal Writers' Project. (1992). The WPA Guide to New York City: The Federal Writer's Project Guide to 1930s New York. New York: The New Press. Find a copy in your library.

King, Moses. (1893). King's Handbook of New York City: An Outline History and Description of the American Metropolis. Boston, Mass.: Moses King. Find a copy in your library or view a digitized copy from the Internet Archive.

Nadel, Stanley. (1990). Little Germany : Ethnicity, Religion, and Class in New York City, 1845-80. Urbana : University of Illinois Press. Find a copy in your library.

Williams, Ellen & Radlauer, Steve. (2002). The Historic Shops & Restaurants of New York: A Guide to Century-Old Establishments in the City. New York: The Little Bookroom. Find a copy in your library.


Neighborhood Preservation Center. (n.d.). "Search for NYC Landmark Designation Reports." Retrieved from

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