Urban History Links

Professional Associations

International Planning History Society


Urban Affairs Association


Social Science History Association


European Association for Urban History


Society of Architectural Historians Website


American Historical Association


Organization of American Historians


Agricultural History Society


American Studies Association The American Society for Environmental History


The Centre for Urban History, Leicester University - Main Page


The Centre for Urban History, Leicester University - Library


Vernacular Architecture Forum 

Journals

Journal of Urban History


The Urban History Review

Urban History (Cambridge University Press)

Member's Sites

Michael Ebner


Review Essay: Timothy J. Gilfoyle, "White Cities, Linguistic Turns, and Disneylands: The New Paradigms of Urban History"

Review Essay: Timothy R. Mahoney, "A Bachelor's World: A Review of Howard Chudacoff's The Age of the Bachelor: Creating an American Subculture." H-Urban (December, 2000)

Review Essay: Joel Tarr, "Urban History and Environmental History in the U.S.: Complementary and Overlapping Fields" in Christoph Bernhardt (Ed.),Environmental Problems in European Cities of the 19th and 20th Century (NewYork/Muenchen/Berlin: Waxmann, Muenster)


H-Urban Reviews

H-Urban review of "The Great Chicago Fire and the Web of Memory" WWW site. Reviews of Perry Duis, Challenging Chicago: Coping With Everyday Life, 1837-1920 (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998) By Doug Knox for H-Urban


Reviews of Perry Duis, Challenging Chicago: Coping With Everyday Life, 1837-1920 (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998) By Patricia Mooney-Melvin for H-SHGAPE (Society for the History of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era)


H-Urban review of Arnold Lewis, An Early Encounter with Tomorrow: Europeans, Chicago's Loop, and the World's Columbian Exposition (Urbana: University of Ilinois Press, 1997)


Review Essay: Timothy R. Mahoney, "A Bachelor's World: A Review of Howard Chudacoff's The Age of the Bachelor: Creating an American Subculture." H_Urban (December, 2000)


H-Urban Posting on Carl Smith, Urban Disorder and the Shape of Belief: The Great Chicago Fire, the Haymarket Bomb, and the Model Town of Pullman (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995).


New York:

"Five Points" WWW site. Narrative and images describing archaeological exploration of New York's notorious "Five Points" slum neighborhood in heart of Manhattan in 19th century.


H-Urban Review of "Five Points" WWW site H-Net Review of Carl Abbott, Political Terrain: Washington, D.C., from Tidewater Town to Global Metropolis (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999)


H-Urban Review of Maureen Ogle, All the Modern Conveniences: American Household Plumbing, 1840-1890 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996)


OAH '98 Roundtable on Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States (Oxford University Press, 1985). Includes commentaries from Philip Ethington, Ann Keating, and John Logan.


La Guardia and Wagner Archives, La Guardia Community College 

Various

Population of the 100 Largest Cities and Other Urban Places in the United States: 1790 TO 1990 U. S. Census Bureau: T I G E R¨ Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing system Home Page


Statue of Liberty


Chicago

Chicago Landmarks (by the City of Chicago)


New York City

Berenice Abbott, Changing New York 1935-1938



Map and comparative plans showing 88 years growth of the City of New York is inscribed to the citizens by the proprietor, David Longworth

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Area Histories:

Venice (CA) History

 

WPA worker puts the finishing touches on a late-1930s model of downtown Los Angeles. (Photo/courtesy of the California Historical Society Collection/USC Libraries)

Denver

Denver Public Library, Western History Photos



Denver City Plan - 1920

Washington DC

Political Cartoons of Thomas Nast Includes cartoons & history of Tweed Ring.

MLKing Memorial Library Washingtoniana Division Collections



Development of the Central Area West and East of the Capitol



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