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New York is a state located in the northeast of the United States. It ranks 27th in terms of total land area and third in terms of population, together with the densest populated US city, New York City.
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There is no official court process in New York for a youth to be declared 'emancipated'.
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On November 4, 2009, the Yankees defeated the Philadelphia Phillies to capture their 27th World Series championship. The last time before that was in 2000.
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%DETAILS% Roughly from N of Diversey, S of Addison, E. Lake, W Clark or Sheffield.   I have always understood Newtown's borders to be those as stated by the above respondant. It is my understanding that the name Lakeview preceeds Newtown. Newtown finds itself in East Lakeview for the most …
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If the insurance company is aware of you and the address where the car is garaged at, it is usually not a problem, but is something that they should be informed of.
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In most states they can repossess anytime of the day. More often they will repossess while you are at work. This way you won't see it happening, they are in a public place, and if you do catch it its less likely a scene could be caused. And yes of course they know where you work. You disclosed this …
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%DETAILS% IF you can find a BUYER, negotiate with the lender to complete the sale. The "no leinholder" part on the title wont fly if you try to do the sale. It IS recorded with the DMV.   I don't think that it is recorded at the DMV, the vehicle was paid for by check to the dealership thro…
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Ill answer this in parts. Mechanic repo? YES Private property? YES No signed work order? ORAL contracts are legal too Non- payment? why else would he be "repoing"?? You need to make a deal of some sort, namely PAYMENT
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YES, they are allowed to by law and usually the contract you sign gives that in writing.
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TITLE STATE: Yes SECURITY INTERESTS: Shown on title held by debtor. LICENSE REGISTRATION: New York Motor Department of motor Vehicles, P.O. Box 2750, Albany, New York 12220. Tel.:(518)486-4714. RECOVERY REQUIREMENT: As per UCC, repossession allowed without committing a breach of the peace. DOCUMENTS…
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YES...imagine if they didnt, who would buy a car anywhere else???
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Does the co-sugnor meet these requirements??? http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?cl=122&a=72 Section 9--605. Unknown Debtor or Secondary Obligor. A secured party does not owe a duty based on its status as secured party: (a) to a person that is a debtor or obligor, unless the secured party knows: (…
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Try the related link below, it looks to have have many answers for NY .
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READ your CONTRACT. IF the contract is in DEFAULT, the collateral CAN be repossessed.
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To the best of my knowledge, YES. Thank you for including what state you were inquiring about.
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Because insurance costs vary state to state, you should call your agent.I recommend you this site where you can compare quotes from different companies: mycheapinsurance.net
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Title insurance is regulated in NY by their Department of Banking and Insurance.Check out their website at: ins.state.ny.usGo on the website of any of the larger title companies or their local agents. They usually have an FAQ section explaining title insurance and what it covers.
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low to mid 20's should get you swimming w/a 4ft. deck around the pool and the site graded.All is dependant on how big and the site and the xtras(auto cleaners etc.) The figure should be good for an 18x36ft. pool 3x5ft. deep on a reasonably flat lot.
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There is no state that will allow someone under the age of 18 to marry without parental consent/court approval/special circumstances. However, once you're 18, you'll be able to get married in any state, with the exception of Mississippi (where you have to be 21) and Nebraska (where you have to be 19…
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It's completely arbitrary. In our earliest months, we happened to have more people interested in these states.
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It is not uncommon for a business, especially a small one, to charge a fee for cc purchases. Most states including NY allow reasonable "expense" charges to made, for cc transaction.
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There is no definitive answer in how long any court decision takes. It is dependent on caseload, details of the filing, some are simple, many are not, and so on. Many states have a large backlog of civil cases including bankruptcy. Although bankruptcy cases are usually cut and dried and they get thr…
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Selling or otherwise transferring an asset in anticipation of bankruptcy can cause issues. See a lawyer in your area.Please note that nothing in this posting or in any other posting constitutes legal advice; this is simply my understanding of the facts, which I do not warrant, and I am not suggestin…
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%REPLIES% Answer trusting you have a condition to sell your existing house that you smartly did not remove on the accepted offer on the new house, your OK anything other that this should be discussed with your attourney. Answer You can get something called a "bridge loan" that enable…
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The short answer is 1624. Here's the long answer ... Native Americans inhabited the area long before Europeans arrived. Here's a short article about the Lenape Indians. In 1524, the first European to the area was Giovanni da Verrazzano, an Italian sailing for the French. The French never colonized t…
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According to the NYCVisit web site's page on the The Dutch Contribution to New York's Vocabulary, "bowery" means "farm." The street followed the path of a road leading to a Peter Stuyvessant's farm. (See related link for more information.) An aside: Nicolas de la Plaine, a French Huguenot…
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REDIRECT [[How_and_why_was_New_York_founded]]
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The Dutch were the first colonists, they called it New Amsterdam. It was they, who famously bought Manhattan from the Indians for $24.00. Eventually the Netherlands ceded the area to England and the British renamed it New York.
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No, they believed in a representative government.
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Fort Orange was the first (1624 near present day Albany) and New Amsterdam was the second (1626 on the south end of present day Manhattan island). The settlers of Fort Orange were mainly Dutch. New Amsterdam was also comprised of many nationalities. They included Dutch, English, German, Irish, Polis…
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1524: It is believed that Giovanni da Verazzano, hired by Frafdsafnce, sailed into New York bay and reached the Hudson river. 1609: Henry Hudson explored the Hudson river and claimed it as land of the Netherlands. 1626: The Dutch bought Manhattan Island from the Indians. 1664: England captured …
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Imports and exports You don't specify a time, so here goes: Colonial period: Beaver pelts. Also, New York's excellent natural port made it a conduit for manufactured goods from Europe, and raw goods from the American colonies. It also served as a center for the slave trade in that era (the s…
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In 1691, the Duke of York and the English government allowed New York to have a representative government. It has been this way ever since.
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%DETAILS% Answer I've been writing a paper on it for my university writing class at Columbia, and I've found a lot of interesting information about the formation of the Music Under New York program (it started in 1985). As for before 1985, I don't really know. Supposedly they were "prohibited" …
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%DETAILS% Answer Organized fire fighting began in New York in 1648 when the first Fire Ordinance was adopted by the Dutch Settlement of New Amsterdam. When the colonists were organized in 1658, bucket brigades were formed and equipped with 250 leather buckets made by Dutch shoemakers of the col…
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The NYPD was founded in 1928 as the first police aviation unit.
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The Dutch were the first organized European settlers in the Hudson Valley. The settlement of New Amsterdam was located in what is now lower Manhattan, and Peter Minuit, while governing the settlement, famously gave local Indians a little compensation in exchange for what he understood to be everythi…
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Answer Well, there was no real census until 1790, so such discussions are a little vague BUT... Theodore Roosevelt wrote a thorough history of New York that did discuss this question at length: here's a link to it: http://www.bartleby.com/171/8.html
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Mr. Mullins stated that the Five Points existed at the intersection of "Worth, Baxter, and Park Row". This would lie in today's Chinatown. He was close! There is no such intersection. Park Row does not intersect with Baxter. The Five Points can be found where Baxter intersects with Worth (formerly k…
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The State University of New York at Stony Brook has digitized their map collection online and has many colonial New York maps available. They also have a map pathfinder with links to other digital maps of New York. See related links to go to the site.
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Nelson Rockefeller In 1965 John Lindsay defeated Abe Beame and William Buckley when he ran for Mayor of New York City. Then in 1969 he defeated Mario Procaccino and John Marchi to win his second term. There was no election in 1971 for mayor. As far as Nelson Rockefeller is concerned, he never ran …
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%DETAILS% Initially, New York City specifically (which was the largest city among the United States cities) was settled by buisness-men seeking to set up vast farmlands. Subsequently it became largely populated most likely because of it location. For instance, American traders could utilize Brook…
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%DETAILS% I was born in Idlewild 1927. We lived on Garfield or 147th St. Our house was directly across from the golf course. In fact we used to play in the waterhole. Bodies were sometimes found in the swamps. I have in front of me a map that has Major Alexander E. Anderson airport written across…
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Gambling is as old as New york and many of the games popular today were popular then. There is good coverage of New york gambling during the Victorian age in the book "gangs of New York" by herbert asbury
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New Amsterdam was founded for the Dutch West India Company for the sole purpose of profit (through trade).The colony of New Amsterdam was founded by the Dutch West India Company, hoping to find as much profit as the Dutch East India Company did in the spice trade. The only trade item developed by th…
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Answer On July 26, 1788, New York was the 11th state to enter the union.
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This should be called the Astor Place Riot. It was over a dispute involving an actor named Macready. I believe it took place in 1649 at Astor Place in New York City.
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%DETAILS% Answer Because of Grand Central Station which 'stradles' the natural north/south course of Park Avenue. Once the Avenue reaches Grand Central, Park Avenue South rises on a ramp, goes through Grand Central and emerges on the other side as Park Avenue. Answer The existing answer i…
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%REPLIES% Answer Not sure about the 60s, but the Milford Plaza hotel on 8th Ave. b/n 44th and 45th currently sports a large "M" on its roof. It's a pretty old hotel, so it may be the same one. Answer It was the Hotel Manhattan. In fact,I remember an attempted suicide with a person threate…
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%FOLLOWUPS% The Dutch wanted to expand their land development and trade in order to compete with England, France, and Spain.   Why? To make money... The Dutch (or Nederlanders, or Walloons, or whatever...) established "New Amsterdam" (as "New York" was originally known) as a trading pos…
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%FOLLOWUPS% I believe it came from the Battle of New York during the Revolutionary War. While the Colonial Army under Nathaniel Greene occupied the Palisades at Fort Lee ( named after Charles Lee ) and Israel Putnam occupied Fort Washington on the New York side of the Hudson River, Henry Knox p…
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there was actually no religion that the colonial New York had, but when the Europeans came, they brought thier religion "Christian"   Well, to answer your question, there was no religion in the New York colony. Religious toleration was very rapid there. In fact, there was 18 different langu…
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In the nineteenth century the word "empire" was often used in this country to suggest economic growth and progress. New York gained that sobriquet because of its great wealth and natural resources.In 1784, five years before George Washington was inaugurated in New York City as the first president, h…
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There are five boroughs in New York - Manhattan, The Bronx, Staten Island, Queens, and Brooklyn. I am not certain as to why the city was divided into these areas. They were separated into 5 boroughs because they were each separate pieces of land that were owned by different people. They weren't part…
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%DETAILS% Answer Well, there were a number of forts built along the Hudson river at different times and places. The most famous one though was West Point, named simply after its location. This was a critical strategic fortification during the Revolutionary War. American pssession of it made it …
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%FOLLOWUPS% Hoffman, John Thompson (1828-1888) -- also known as John T. Hoffman -- Born in Ossining, Westchester County, N.Y., January 10, 1828. Mayor of New York, N.Y., 1866-68; Governor of New York, 1869-73; defeated, 1866. Died in Germany, March 24, 1888. Interment at Dale Cemetery, Ossining, …
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%DETAILS% Answer You should take a look at CONED and perhaps contact their public affairs office.
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%DETAILS% There is a book called Riverdale, Kingsbridge & Spuyten Duyvil, by William A Tieck published by Fleming Revell in 1968. It was printed as a limited edition, but is available at the New York Public Library if you live in NYC, or at other major metropolitan libraries. It has many pict…
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Native Americans, including the Lenape Indians, inhabited the area long before Europeans arrived. In 1524, the first European to the area was Giovanni da Verrazzano, an Italian sailing for the French. The French never colonized the area. English explorer Henry Hudson rediscovered the mouth of the…
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New York was the capital during the administrations of George Washington and John Adams. Washington, D.C. was still being built then. The government moved to the new capital late in Adam's term, in 1800 I think. Michael Montagne New York City was the capital before it was moved to Philadelphia in …
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%DETAILS% Answer Kevin, if you are asking about the settlement (that is, population size at any given spot of ground) of the current 5 boroughs, I will refer you to the NYC Dept. of City Planning's public "bookstore" on Reade St. in Manhattan. They sell a fascinating color-coded map that shows …
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See the Related Links for a site with photos in Indian portraits done by McKenney and Hall in the mid-1800's. There is a map showing at least some of the tribes. You can also look up subjects like "Indian tribes of NY State" on google.com and get much more information. Upstate New York was dominated…
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The Catskills and Adirondacks are in New York State. The Catskills are to the South of Albany and the Adirondacks are to the North of Albany. The Appalachians are further south starting with the Allegheny range in Pennsylvania and going South. Mount Marcy at 5,344 feet above sea level in the Adirond…
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%DETAILS% Answer Construction on Grand Central Terminal began in 1903, shortly after work had begun on Pennsylvania Station, but the terminal was not opened until Feb. 2, 1913, and its upper level loop track system was not operational until 1917 and its lower level loop system was not operation…
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It seems the expert is Michael A. Gordon who wrote a book "The Orange Riots: Political Violence in New York City, 1870 and 1871." I found your question while researching my genealogy. One set of my great-grandparents arrived in NYC from Ireland on July 12, 1871 on the Harvest Queen. I have a hand-wr…
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%DETAILS% Answer After some hunting, I have found the answer myself; they were the Collyer brothers of Harlem and one of the brothers was found dead under mounds of debris they had collected for some 40+ years. A book has been written about them: Ghosty Men: The Strange but True Story of t…
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Yes, there was a natural creek there, but it wasn't very useful for commerce so it was turned into a canal and the canals course is different from the creek that was there, so yes, the connection between the Hudson River and the Harlem River is man made.
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The guns in Battery Park were never fired.
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%DETAILS% Answer Undertakers were not used for that purpose. Men killed in battle were buried on or near the battlefield by military burial details. However, to find out about undertakers in New York at that time, try finding copies of contemporary newspapers. There might be advertisements or…
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no he was afraid people might turn against him
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Thanks to the Mayor Julliani.
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The south wanted some concessions on getting the capital moved to more middle ground like potomac. So A deal was made- to move the capital if Alexander Hamiltons bank was to be approved; and paying off the war debt with bonds was to go ahead as planned. Politics  Simply, to make the South happ…
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History of the "New York" name: Pre-1624: Lenape Indians- Manna-hata (the "land of many hills) 1624: Dutch- New Amsterdam (which was part of the colony of New Netherland) 1664: British- New York (for the Duke of York, later King James II) 1673: Dutch- New Orange (occupied briefly during the Thir…
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Josesp D. McGolrick.
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In New York City, immigrants often spent the day of rest enjoying the caf�s, clubs, and music halls that city law had recently allowed open on Sunday. The city was filled with immigrants and laborers, as factory work was especially appealing when the industrial revolution took hold. don't copy w…
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They were New Netherland, North Carolina, Virginia and Massachusses.
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1. Celebrities live here. 2. amazing stores especially on Madison avenue and in soho. 3. sites like statue of liberty, empire state building, and times square 4. the fashion! 5. there's always something to do 6. its huge 7. wall street. 8. the food. and the restaurants are fantastic. 9 there…
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Real Estate is always the last area to participate in a Financial Boom. The 1920s saw the greatest boom the world had ever seen. Real Estate at the end of a boom cycle always looks like the safest place to invest. Financier John Jacob Raskob and front man, the jovial Al Smith (retired politician, N…
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The current Mayor of New York is the Honorable Michael R. Bloomberg. He was elected in November of 2001 in a tight mayoral race against Mark Green, the then Public Advocate of New York City. Mr. Bloomberg totally financed his entire campaign and it is estimated that he spent between $60 - $70 millio…
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henrey Hudson was looking for the north west passage but instead he found the Hudson river which led up to the founding of New York. Also for money and the resources there.
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Answer not as cold as the new england colony but not as warm as the southern colony but that climate was good enough for the growing seasons. Answer The climate in New York during 1600-1700 was between hot and cold. It was sort of like it is now but just a bit warmer.
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shelby guedry :)
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The following article was published in Workers Vanguard No. 722, 29 October 1999. WV is the biweekly newspaper of the Spartacist League/U.S., American section of the ICL. New Yorkers came out in their thousands on October 23 determined to make sure the KKK didn?t ride in their city. They were mobil…
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it was named after the duke of york in honor
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The first European settlers (the Dutch) came to what is now New York in 1625 and they named it New Amsterdam. The English took control in 1664 and renamed it New York.All the five boroughs -- Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Staten Island -- became one city in 1898.
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I BELIEVE IT WAS KORVETTES   It WAS EJ Korvettes. I was working at Gimbels during that time and remember when Korvettes finally "gave up the ghost".   E J Korvette was never in Herald Square. It was on 5th Avenue, several blocks away from Macy's and Gimbels. You might be thinking of…
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%REPLIES% Answer Better! Seriously, you should read a book such as, My School the City: A Memoir of New York in the Twenties by Mortimer Smith, Regnery, 1980, which is a very personal account and not a history of NYC in the 1920's. Otherwise try New York is Like This by H.I. Brock, Dodd M…
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New York was exactly what the Dutch West India Company had set into motion when they put New Amsterdam into place, It was a trading center destined to take command of trade on a global platform.
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%DETAILS% Answer I can't help you with E. 79, but I can help you with E.48, on Webster and 187. Their original quarters were on Webster Av, S/W of Fordham Rd. in 1897, the single bay, three story, wood frame firehouse was, "rebuilt", because the street level of Webster Av was raised. The old fi…
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Every year, the Metropolitian Transit Authority [MTA] holds audtions to listen to musicians play. A select group of musicians are given a banner with their name on it, thereby allowing them to play legally in the subway. Any other way and it is basically deemed illegal. These auditions are usually h…
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I think that it would have been unique experience to be a businessman in the 1920s because there were so many different activities going on in the business society. Society was becoming more and wealthier because people were investing in stocks and overall contributing to the economy. As a businessm…
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It was a big part of the roaring twenties betweeb WWI an the great epresseion.
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Yes there was. It is now Jackson St. on the East River. I'm not sure why or when the name changed.
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Please see the links below for mid nineteenth century maps of Manhattan.
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I can answer when it opened. 1896. I know this as I have two of their "anniversary" give-aways. I have a 2nd anniversary metal box that contains a faux peral necklace. A 4th anniversary pencil/notepad (spring loaded so when the pencil is removed the lid opens up).I think I once read that the store c…
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The same way they do now. The poor cursed the rich and the rich cursed the poor.
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