15 Best NYC History Podcasts

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NYC History Podcasts

Here are 15 Best NYC History Podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. The Bowery Boys: New York City History

 The Bowery Boys: New York City History New York City
We started the podcast on a whim as a fun project during the summer of 2007. We both had some amateur radio experience in our past, and we'd talke...d for years about producing some sort of fun New York-related radio show. When Greg purchased a new laptop in 2007 that included 'Garage Band' (an audio editing program that makes podcast production possible), we decided to give it a whirl and recorded our first show with a cheap karaoke microphone that Tom pulled out of the closet.more
18.2K 14.3K 18.4K 2 episodes / month Avg Length 63 min
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2. For the Ages: A History Podcast

For the Ages: A History Podcast New York City, New York, US
Explore the rich and complex history of the United States and beyond. Produced by the New-York Historical Society, host David M. Rubenstein engages th...e nation's foremost historians and creative thinkers on a wide range of topics, including presidential biography, the nation's founding, and the people who have shaped the American story. Learn more at nyhistory.org.more
112.5K 185.2K 1 episode / week Avg Length 33 min
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3. NYC Trans Oral History Project

NYC Trans Oral History Project Podcast by NYC Trans Oral History Project. Hosted by NYC Trans Oral History Project.
1.2K 2 episodes / quarter Avg Length 87 min
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4. Dovecote - A City Between Podcast

Dovecote - A City Between Podcast Come and explore New York City's history and culture. The season features a series of talks on the City of New York and relations to animals, beau...ty, history, and health. For images, text and more visit https://dovecote.substack.com - thank you.more
4 episodes / quarter Avg Length 31 min
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5. A New York Minute In History

A New York Minute In History New Albany, New York, US
A New York Minute In History is a podcast about the history of New York and the unique tales of New Yorkers. It is hosted by State Historian Devin Lan...der, Saratoga County Historian Lauren Roberts and Don Wildman.more
581 1 episode / month Avg Length 30 min
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6. NYC Parks Covid Oral History

NYC Parks Covid Oral History New York City, New York, US
This project aims to capture and preserve for the historical record this important slice of Parks history. The interviews captured what they did, saw..., thought, learned, and hoped for as New Yorkers, public servants, lovers, and stewards of parks and open spaces. The interviews are raw, sincere, insightful, personal, painful, and funny as unique as each person who participated in this project. Participants span entry-level staff to the Commissioner. The stories represent every corner of the Agency.more
209.8K 382.1K 252.4K 8 episodes / year Avg Length 25 min
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7. Fun City Cinema

Fun City Cinema California, US
'As you see, we're flying over an island. A city. A particular city. And this is a story of a number of people, and a story also of the city itsel...f.'That's from the opening voice-over of the 1948 movie The Naked City, which was a very big deal when it was made, because it was a rare studio film that was shot entirely, lock stock and barrel, on the streets of New York City. You see, the American motion picture industry began in New York, at the end of the 19th century Thomas Edison and other early innovators had their laboratories here, and shot their early films in and around Manhattan.more
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8. The Buffalo History Museum Podcast

The Buffalo History Museum Podcast Buffalo, New York, US
The Buffalo History Museum Podcast is the premier source for Western New York history. Each episode, we tell a story of the people and events that hav...e shaped our region. New episodes are released monthly. Help us grow by subscribing, rating, and reviewing us.more
20.8K 12.5K 13.9K 5 episodes / year Avg Length 28 min
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9. Christmas Time in the City

Christmas Time in the City New York City, New York, US
Based in New York City, hosts Chris & Kris explore the history and traditions of the Holidays in NYC and beyond.
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10. The Subway Portraits

The Subway Portraits New York City, New York, US
The Subway Portraits is a living history of people's most memorable experiences riding in New York City's MTA Subway. So whether you're a ...subway rider or someone who is curious about NYC, NYC's Subway, or if you just like storytelling, tune in every other Sunday.more
18 440 3 episodes / year Avg Length 16 min
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11. HSoftheNYCourts Podcast

HSoftheNYCourts Podcast White Plains, New York, US
The Historical Society of the New York Courts Podcast series shines a light on New York's legal history through the perspective of the State's... courts.more
875 1.4K 631 2 episodes / year Avg Length 42 min
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MAKE NEW YORK GRIMEY AGAIN Are you interested in the Black history of NYC? Are you interested in NYC culture? Tune in and learn something new in just a few minutes with historia...n, Karen Garcia!more

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13. Attention Surplus

Attention Surplus A podcast about the history of New York City.

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14. Gotham Center Podcasts

Gotham Center Podcasts Manhattan, New York, US
A podcast featuring scholars and experts talking about New York City's most important historical sites and organizations, for Open House New York ...(OHNY) Weekend. Each recording presents a story or narrative about some participating location or institution, which can be used to supplement in-person visits, or to bring the OHNY Weekend experience home to anyone unable to see these NYC treasures.more
1.3K 1.6K 583
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NYC History Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering NYC History. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
Christina Baez podcasters.spotify.com 10
NYC Parks nycparksoralhistory.blubrry.net 8
NYC Trans Oral History Project soundcloud.com 5
New-York Historical Society podcast.nyhistory.org 4
WAMC a-new-york-minute-in-history-1.castos.com 4
Historical Society of the NY Courts hsofthenycourts.podbean.com 2
Greg Young boweryboyshistory.com 2
Krikor Daglian boweryboyshistory.com 2
The Buffalo History Museum thebuffalohistorymuseum.podbean.com 2
Margaret Oppenheimer gothamcenter.org 1
Nicholas D. Bloom gothamcenter.org 1
Marjorie Feld gothamcenter.org 1
Mark R. Wilson gothamcenter.org 1
May Joseph gothamcenter.org 1
Michael Hattem gothamcenter.org 1
Robin Nagle gothamcenter.org 1
Lindsay K. Campbell gothamcenter.org 1
Leslie Alexander gothamcenter.org 1
Kurt Schlichting gothamcenter.org 1
Kathleen Murphy Skolnik gothamcenter.org 1
Judith Wellman gothamcenter.org 1
Joseph Alexiou gothamcenter.org 1
Jane Garmey gothamcenter.org 1
Olga Sooudi gothamcenter.org 1
Pamela Hanlon gothamcenter.org 1
Peter Derrick gothamcenter.org 1
Randall Mason gothamcenter.org 1
Richard Kopley gothamcenter.org 1
Eric Dregni gothamcenter.org 1
Russel Shorto gothamcenter.org 1
Sergey Kadinsky gothamcenter.org 1
Shane White gothamcenter.org 1
Sharon Zukin gothamcenter.org 1
Stacy Horn gothamcenter.org 1
Steve Lang gothamcenter.org 1
Thomas Brothers gothamcenter.org 1
Tyesha Maddox gothamcenter.org 1
Bob McGee gothamcenter.org 1
Henry Grabar boweryboyshistory.com 1
Tom Meyers boweryboyshistory.com 1
Alexander Manevitz gothamcenter.org 1
Amy Starcheski gothamcenter.org 1
Andrea Frohne gothamcenter.org 1
Angela Kane gothamcenter.org 1
Ayasha Guerin gothamcenter.org 1
Barbara Christen gothamcenter.org 1
Benjamin Flowers gothamcenter.org 1
Blanche Wiesen Cook gothamcenter.org 1
James Young gothamcenter.org 1
Bonnie Yochelson gothamcenter.org 1
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