The New York City Municipal Archives Gallery has gone online with over 870,000 images. The images are free and open to the public and researchers. Patrons may order prints or digital files, and license images or film clips for commercial use. Use their  Order Page for further details about ordering prints or licensing the materials.

You may be asking, “What has this got to do with finding a no fee apartment for rent in New York?”. In a word – nothing. But you’re looking to live in New York City because you either need to or because you love this city. If you love this city, you’ll love the images that are available. New York owes a debt of gratitude to the thousands of people who collected images of New York since the earliest days of photography, and a big “thanks” to the Municipal Archives for putting it all together.

So let’s get on with looking at a few of the many images from the collections…

These are obviously commuters who wish they had a no fee apartment in New York.


The original NYC no fee apartments. Not really. It's The Plaza and on the left, the Sherry-Netherland and the old Savoy Plaza Hotel.

Looking for a no fee apartment in NY? How about The Dyckman House, as seen in 1936. It's up on 204th Street.

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Written by Lorenzo

Lorenzo has been hanging around the office for the past 24 years, and, in the process, has become the president of,, and His mission is to build into New York's largest no fee apartment rental service. Before, Lorenzo was a Regional Sales Manager for Time Equities, Inc., one of New York's largest converters of rental buildings to coops and condos. Lorenzo was once a part owner of Swift & Watson Real Estate in NYC's Greenwich Village.

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