We’re working with historical institutions across nyc to integrate their archival collections and content into our platform.

How it works

Our development and research teams work directly with the archives to standardize their metadata and add them to our platform with geolocation data.


Partner with us

If you are an organization with digitized collections and want to integrate your archives into Urban Archive, contact us here.


research

We welcome inquiries from students, researchers, educators who are interested in using out platform explore the historical record of our city. Contact us here to talk to our team.

List of archives and collections

  • Alice Austen House

    • Staten Island

  • Brookyln Historical Society

    • Edna Huntington

    • Eugene Armbruster

    • Adrian Vanderveer Martense

    • Morrell

  • Brookyln Public Library

    • Brooklyn Daily Eagle

  • Columbia Libraries

    • Seymour B. Durst Old York Library Collection

  • Green-Wood Cemetery

    • Stereoview

  • Museum of Chinese in America

    • Poy Gum Lee

  • Museum of the City of New York

    • Samuel Gottscho

    • Edmund Gillon

    • Wurts Brothers

    • Byron Company

    • Berenice Abbott

    • Federal Art Project

    • Irving Underhill

  • Municipal Art Society of New York

    • Staten Island Survey

    • Manhattan Survey

    • Brooklyn Survey

    • Bronx Survey

    • Queens Survey

  • NYC Department of Records and Information Services

    • Housing Preservation and Development

    • Bay Ridge 1940s

    • Grammys

  • New York City Fire Museum

    • High Pressure System

    • Marvin Schneider

    • Gus Johnson

  • New-York Historical Society

    • George Stonebridge

    • Elizabeth Ransom

    • George Hall

    • James Reuel Smith

    • Caleb Smith

    • Norvin Green

    • Edwin Levick

    • JS Johnston

    • Frank M. Ingalls

    • Robert Bracklow

    • William Hassler

    • Billboard

  • New York Public Library

    • Photographic Views of New York City, 1870s-1970s

  • New York Transmit Museum

    • Lundin

    • Subway Construction

  • Prospect Park Alliance

    • Bob Levine

    • Herbert Mitchell

  • Queens Public Library

    • Erwin Ma

    • Thomas Langan

    • Eugene Armbruster

    • Sister Sonia Duthoit

    • Eugene Nichols

  • South Street Seaport Museum

    • Thomas W. Kennedy

  • The Village - Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation

    • Archive

    • Carole Teller, Part 1

    • Carole Teller, Part 2

    • Carole Teller, Part 3

    • Carole Teller, Part 4

    • Meatpacking District/Chelsea Market/High Line

    • Jack Dowling

    • Ruth E. Cushman

    • Sheridan Square Dig

    • St. Ann's Church

    • Tunnel Garage

    • Variety Photoplays Theater

    • Veselka

    • Renwick Row Interior, 26 West 10th Street

    • Meredith Jacobson Marciano

    • Meatpacking District/Far West Village/Hudson Square

    • High Line Demolition

    • Gansevoort Market/Far West Village

    • Fire Patrol #2 at 84 W. 3rd Street

  • Urban Archive

    • My Archive March 2019