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      1. ADB: MAYOR ABRAHAM D BEAME
      2. ALMSHOUSE LEDGER COLLECTION
      3. ART: DESIGN COMMISSION
      4. BODIES IN TRANSIT REGISTERS
      5. BOE: BOARD OF EDUCATION
      6. BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS
      7. BPB: BOROUGH PRESIDENT BROOKLYN
      8. BPM: BOROUGH PRESIDENT MANHATTAN
      9. BPQ: BOROUGH PRESIDENT QUEENS
      10. BPS: BRIDGES/PLANT & STRUCTURES
      11. BRONX OLD TOWN RECORDS
      12. BROOKLYN OLD TOWN RECORDS
      13. DCP: DEPARTMENT OF CITY PLANNING
      14. DEG: DEGREGARIO COLLECTION
      15. DEP: BOARD OF WATER SUPPLY
      16. DND: MAYOR DAVID N DINKINS
      17. DOB: ARCHITECTURAL PLANS AND DRAWINGS
      18. DOF: BRONX 1940S TAX PHOTOS
      19. DOF: BRONX 1980S TAX PHOTOS
      20. DOF: BROOKLYN 1940S TAX PHOTOS
      21. DOF: BROOKLYN 1980S TAX PHOTOS
      22. DOF: MANHATTAN 1940S TAX PHOTOS
      23. DOF: MANHATTAN 1980S TAX PHOTOS
      24. DOF: QUEENS 1940S TAX PHOTOS
      25. DOF: QUEENS 1980S TAX PHOTOS
      26. DOF: STATEN ISLAND 1940S TAX PHOTOS
      27. DOF: STATEN ISLAND 1980S TAX PHOTOS
      28. DOH: MARITIME BIRTH, DEATH AND MARRIAG…
      29. DOS: SANITATION & STREET CLEANING
      30. DPC: PUBLIC CHARITIES & HOSPITALS
      31. DPR: PARKS & RECREATION PHOTOGRAPHS
      32. DPW: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
      33. EARLY MAYORS, WILLIAM STRONG, 1895-1897
      34. EIK: MAYOR EDWARD I KOCH
      35. FDNY: FIRE DEPARTMENT NEW YORK
      36. FHL: MAYOR FIORELLO H LAGUARDIA
      37. HPD: HOUSING PRESERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT
      38. JVL: MAYOR JOHN V LINDSAY
      39. MAC: MUNICIPAL ARCHIVES COLLECTION
      40. MALCOLM X ASSASSINATION CASE FILE RECORDS
      41. MANHATTAN AND BROOKLYN LIQUOR LICENSES
      42. MAPS AND ATLASES
      43. MAYOR ROBERT VAN WYCK
      44. MAYOR SETH LOW
      45. MRC: MAYORS RECEPTION COMMITTEE
      46. NEW AMSTERDAM RECORDS
      47. NEW YORK COUNTY JURY CENSUS
      48. NYPD & CRIMINAL PROSECUTION
      49. NYPD SURVEILLANCE FILMS
      50. OLD TOWN KINGS COUNTY MICROFILM
      51. PARKS AND PARKWAYS DRAWINGS AND PLANS
      52. PAUL MOSS SCRAPBOOK
      53. PORTS & TERMINALS
      54. PRINTS POSTERS & DRAWINGS
      55. QUEENS OLD TOWN RECORDS
      56. RFW: MAYOR ROBERT F WAGNER
      57. RWG: MAYOR RUDOLPH W GIULIANI
      58. VRI: MAYOR VINCENT R IMPELLITTERI
      59. WNYC TV: MOVING IMAGES
      60. WNYC: RADIO
      61. WOD: MAYOR WILLIAM O'DWYER
      62. WPA FEDERAL WRITERS PROJECT
NYC Municipal Archives Collections

Department of Finance 1980s Bronx. 85,345 images in gallery. By the early 1980s, the Department of Finance determined that the 1939/40 photographs were too out-dated for property tax appraisal purposes. From 1983 to 1988, using 35mm cameras, they photographed every property in the five boroughs, including vacant lots and tax-exempt buildings. They used color film stock producing over 800,000 photographs in both print and negative formats. Taking advantage of then-new technology ca. 1989, they recorded each print as a single frame on Laser Video Disks (LVDs), using analog video capture. The Archives extracted low-resolution tiffs of each frame from the LVDs for viewing in the gallery. High-resolution scans or prints can be ordered from the original negatives. Contact the Archives if there is not a picture in the gallery of a building that is known to have existed in the 1980s.