Office for Metropolitan History
Specialists in the Architectural History of New York City
Manhattan New Building (NB) Database, 1900-1986
Multiple parameters narrow (not widen) search results
- Use an asterisk (*) for a wildcard of any length
- Use an at symbol (@) for a single character wildcard
- Searching for word fragments and multiple word fragments is OK
- Use "quotes" to search for an exact string
The Year and Cost fields can be searched using the following operators:
- Use (<) for less than - e.g. <5000 means "less than 5000"
- Use (>) for greater than - e.g. >1912 means "greater than 1912"
- Use an ellipsis (...) for a range - e.g. 100...250 means "between 100 and 250"
Cost can be entered either with or without commas