The NYC Archaeological Repository is currently curating 32 city-owned archaeological collections.  The following are accessible through the search function of this website: 

Excavations in Manhattan:

South Ferry 2006 project 

City Hall Park 1988 project

City Hall Park 1990 project

City Hall Park 1995 project

Tweed Courthouse 2001 Excavations

Stone Street 1997 Archaeological Monitoring

Stadt Huys (incorporation in process)

7 Hanover Square (incorporation in process)


Excavations in Staten Island:

Port Mobil 1987 survey

Snug Harbor Matron's Cottage 1985 excavations

Excavations in Queens:

College Point and Inwood mid-20th century Survey collections


Excavations in the Bronx:

Van Cortlandt Mansion (incorporation in progress)


Other repository collections that will be added to the site as funding allows:

ManhattanCity Hall Park 2011 excavations, City Hall Park 1999 excavations, John Street, Assay Site type collectionChambers St excavations (multiple projects), Washington Square Park, Burling Slip, Governors Island, Seneca Village, Harlem African Burial Ground, and the part of the Beekman Street collection

BrooklynMarine Park,  P.S. 325, Gravesend Cemetery, NYC College of Technology Academic Building Site

The Bronx: Riverdale Park Archaeological ProjectPelham Bay Park

Staten IslandHistoric Richmond Town

Queens: Wayanda Playground, Martins Field


Researchers and scholars may make an appointment to view all the collections at the repository.

Van Cortland Mansion Type Collection

Van Cortlandt Mansion Dipped Pearlware Pitcher