Links

Click on the topics below for a full listing of links.

Staten Island and Westerleigh Related Links

Staten Island On The Web – New York Public Library
http://www.nypl.org/weblinks/2311

Staten Island USA – Official Guide My Staten Island – Community Guide
http://mystatenisland.com/

Community Board #1
http://www.nyc.gov/sicb1

The Staten Island Advance  (Newspaper)
http://www.silive.com/advance/ 

Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library
http://www.nypl.org/locations/todt-hill-westerleigh

College of Staten Island (CSI) Library (Open to All) http://www.library.csi.cuny.edu/
http://statenislandusa.com/ 

Westerleigh History and Real Estate
http://www.tomcrimminsrealty.com/westerleigh-real-estate.php

NYC Staten Island Web® – New York City
http://www.si-web.com/

Staten Island Live (Community Site)
http://www.silive.com/
http://www.statenislandarts.org/

Immanuel Union Church Web Site
http://www.immanuelunionchurch.org

Open House New York Website
http://www.ohny.org

Museum of the City of New York: Staten Island: Farm to City:1661-2012 http://www.mcny.org/exhibitions/current/From-Farm-to-City.html

Staten Island Maps
http://mappingstatenisland.mcny.org/

Historic Westerleigh and Prohibition Park Links

Staten Island Growth Taskforce Website
http://nyc.gov/sigrowth

Department of Buildings – Building Information Search
http://a810-bisweb.nyc.gov/bisweb/bsqpm01.jsp

NYC Dept of City Planning
http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcp/home.html

Westerleigh zone-map (Western)
http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcp/pdf/zone/map20d.pdf 

Westerleigh zone-map21b.pdf (Eastern)
http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcp/pdf/zone/map21b.pdf 

Historic District Related Sites

Local Landmark District Information – Small Study Area NYC LPC – What Landmarks Designation Means
http://www.nyc.gov/html/lpc/html/faqs/faq_meaning.shtml

NYC LPC – How landmarks are protected
http://www.nyc.gov/html/lpc/html/faqs/faq_enforce.shtml

NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission (NYC/ Local Historic District)
http://www.nyc.gov/html/lpc/html/home/home.shtml

NYC LPC – Landmarking Process
http://www.nyc.gov/html/lpc/html/working_with/recommend.shtml

Historic District Report  (an example)
http://www.ci.nyc.ny.us/html/lpc/pdfs/reports/triwest.pdf 

NYC LPC – Permits
http://www.ci.nyc.ny.us/html/lpc/html/permit/faq.html 

Glossary of Architectural Terms
http://www.ci.nyc.ny.us/html/lpc/html/permit/glossary.html 

NYC LPC – Grants
http://www.ci.nyc.ny.us/html/lpc/pdfs/publications/ho_fact.pdf

The Impact of Historic Districts on Residential Property Values
http://www.ibo.nyc.ny.us/iboreports/HistoricDistricts03.pdf

National & State Register of Historic Places – Large Study Area National Register of Historic Places (National or State Historic Districts)
http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/index.htm 

Answers to Questions for Owners of Historic Properties
http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/publications/bulletins/myproperty/ 

National Register Sample Nomination
http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/research/sample.html 

Researching a Historic Property, National Register of Historic Places http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/publications/bulletins/nrb39/

Historic Residential Suburbs (Guidelines for Evaluation and Documentation) http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/publications/bulletins/suburbs/suburbs-start.htm

How to Apply the National Register Criteria for Evaluation
http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/publications/bulletins/nrb15

How to Complete the National Register Multiple Property Documentation Form http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/publications/bulletins/nrb16b

How to Complete the National Register of Historic Places Registration Form http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/publications/bulletins/nrb16a 

Preservation Organizations

N/S = National/State       NYC = Local

Historic Districts Council (Supports Historic Districts in NYC)
http://www.hdc.org

New York Landmarks Conservancy – NYC
http://www.nylandmarks.org/ 

Preservation League of NY State – N/S
http://www.preservenys.org 

Preserve and Protect – NYC
http://www.preserve.org/ 

The Preservation League of Staten Island – NYC
http://www.preservesi.org/plsi.htm 

National Trust for Historic Preservation – N/S
http://www.nationaltrust.org/

NY State Office of Historic Preservation – N/S
http://nysparks.state.ny.us/hist 

NY-SHPO Field Services – N/S
http://nysparks.state.ny.us/field

Home Repair How To – Historic Preservation

Briefs
http://www2.cr.nps.gov/tps/briefs/presbhom.htm 

Vinyl Siding on Historic Buildings
http://www2.cr.nps.gov/tps/briefs/brief08.htm

The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties with Guidelines on Preserving,  Rehabilitation
http://www2.cr.nps.gov/tps/standguide/index.htm 

Stained Glass Preservation
http://nysparks.state.ny.us/field/fsb/stainedglass.htm

Old House Journal Online
http://www.oldhousejournal.com/index.shtml

Material/Sources Old House Journal – Restoration Directory http://www.oldhousejournal.com/restoration_directory/rd_home.html 

Traditional Building – Products and Sources
http://www.traditional-building.com/8.htm

*Products- WIS does not endorse any of the products listed below but lists them as they appear to solve many of the unique needs of the homes in our community:
*How to Repair Cracked Plaster Ceilings and Walls* http://www.preservationplastering.com/
*http://spec-chem.com/nuwal/

*Best Paint Remover *
http://silentpaintremover.com/spr/index.htm

*Time Tested Exterior Paint for Window Sashes
http://www.solventfreepaint.com/

*Custom Storm Windows
http://adamsarch.com/

*Subway Bathroom Tiles
*http://subwayceramics.com/

*Central Air Conditioning for the Old House
http://unicosystem.com/

*How to Finish a Damp Basement Floor (Spacers also help level the finished floor) http://www.dricore.com/en/eindex.htm

*Antique Hardware
http:/houseofantiquehardware.com/

*If you’re thinking of adding historic details to and addition to your house – Traditional Construction Patterns – Design & Detail Rules of Thumb is a must read*

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0071416323/104-2541014-7661516?v+glance&n=283155

Researching Your Homes History Order form to obtain a 1940 photograph of your house – Let us know what you receive
http://home.nyc.gov/html/records/pdf/tpof.pdf

First Columbia University Library Search
http://clio.cul.columbia.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?DB=local&PAGE= New York

City – Municipal Archives’ Collections
http://home.nyc.gov/html/records/html/collections.html 

Genealogy – Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences
http://www.rootsweb.com/~nyrichmo/misc/siias.html 

Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences
http://www.siiasmuseum.org/default.php 

Staten Island, Richmond County, NY – Genealogical Resources
http://www.rootsweb.com/~nyrichmo/

The Library of The Staten Island Historical Society
http://www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org/modules.php?name=Sections&op=viewarticle&artid=43

Official NYC Websites

Official NYC Page
http://www.nyc.gov

WCTU Web (Women’s Christian Temperance Union)
http://www.wctu.org

Temperance and Prohibition
http://www.research.umbc.edu/~lindenme/hist326/prohibition.htm

Prohibition & 18th Amendment
http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/data/constitution/amendment18/

Frances Willard Historical Association
http://www.franceswillardhouse.org