I was originally going to write a story set in Victorian London. But after spending last weekend in NYC, I realize everyone writes stories in Victorian London, So I should do one set in Victorian NYC instead! The only problem is I can't seem to find good resources for NYC in that era. I know that Boss Tweed, Teddy Roosevelt and Ellis Island were all important, but I want more than that. What were the good and bad parts of town? When did they start allowing automobiles in the streets? Is there anything left of Gilded age NYC left standing today? Can anyone help me find resources?