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  • Collection: Interborough Rapid Transit Company (IRT) Subway

Map and Profile of first IRT line, showing the route and also a profile of the terrain traversed by the construction.

An article on the "Transformation of Morningside Heights" from the Real estate record and builders' guide.

"Roger Arcara's Transportapes Presents" screen capture

Philip Ashforth Coppola's "Silver Connections", cover

Frank Hedley on cover of NY Tribune, 1904-10-22

Excerpt from New York Daily Tribune, 1904-10-28, p.1

Excerpt from p.1 of the New York Daily Tribune, 1904-10-28

The completed Manhattan Valley Viaduct, looking west along what appears to be 125th St (known then as Manhattan St.), based on the presence of the streetcar tracks (Third Avenue Railway had tracks along 125th St, but some images in the NYC Municipal…

A chart displaying residential building permits issued, by year, drawn from the data in the "Building List" appendix of:
Dolkart, Andrew. 1998. Morningside Heights: a history of its architecture & development. New York: Columbia University Press.
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