NYC Department of Records – Photo Gallery

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Welcome to the New York City Municipal Archives Online Gallery.  This ever-expanding gallery is your entry point into the vast visual holdings of the Archives.  The Online Gallery provides free and open research access to over 800,000 items digitized from the Municipal Archives’ collections, including photographs, maps, motion-pictures and audio recordings.  The holdings are arranged by collection; or you may search “All Collections” by keyword or any of the advanced search criteria.  Patrons may order prints or digital files, and license images or film clips for commercial use.  Please see the Order Page for further details about ordering prints or licensing the materials.  To order prints directly from the gallery click on the “Buy Print” button in the image detail view to launch the shopping cart.  

If you cannot satisfy your research needs using the online gallery and/or have other research questions, visit the Municipal Archives, or please Contact Us.

Some of the images in the Online Gallery may be subject to third-party rights such as copyright and/or rights of privacy/publicity.  Any person who believes that inclusion of an item on this site violates his or her exclusive rights should notify us under the DMCA.  Before using any images from this site, please review our Terms and Conditions.

Enter the Online Gallery here.

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