About this Timeline
Gil Tauber, an urban planner and historian, is co-author of The New York City Handbook and a contributor to the Encyclopedia of New York City. He has conducted walking tours for the West 104th St. Block Association, the Columbus-Amsterdam BID, and other groups. Noreen Whysel created this timeline in Verite’s Timeline JS. See more of Gil’s work at oldstreets.com and Noreen’s at whysel.com.