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New York City History Primary Source Archives: PS: Landmarks

In the tab names, SS stands for Secondary Source, PS stands for Primary Source

Places that Matter

Explore the CensusCensus of Places that Matter or Search for Places that Matter

The Place Matters mission is to foster the conservation of New York City's historically and culturally significant places.

"Place Matters conducts a citywide survey called the Census of Places that Matter to discover places that evoke associations with history, memory, and tradition. Hundreds of New Yorkers have nominated places to the Census. Amounting to a new knowledge bank, the Census identifies places of public significance and helps us understand how and why "place" is meaningful to people.  

Architecture, Housing, & Historical Landmarks

Penn Station

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Public Housing