NewYorkScapes is a research community dedicated to exploring the literary, historical, and social aspects of the city of New York using digital forms of scholarship.
Join us for in-person and virtual events and meetups.
Doc Chat: Slavery and Capitalism in the Archives
NYPL's Matt Knutzen and NYU Professor Tom Augst explore the archives of the financial firm Brown Brothers & Co. and discuss ways of locating the deep ties between Northern bankers and the slaveowning South.
Explore the world of New York City’s late twentieth-century underground arts scenes in SoHo and the Lower East Side.
Historical City Data Catalogue
Search for completed, ongoing, and prospective data sources for literary, cultural, historical, and social research of New York City.