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 1989 project

City Hall Park 1991 project

City Hall Park 1992 project

Tweed Courthouse Excavations

Seneca Village Project 2018

Stone Street 1997 Archaeological Monitoring

Stadt Huys (incorporation in process)

7 Hanover Square (incorporation in process)

Washington Square Park


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 House (incorporation in progress)

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

ManhattanCity Hall Park 2010 excavations, City Hall Park 2006 excavations, John StreetChambers St excavations (multiple projects), Burling Slip, Governors Island, Harlem African Burial GroundBeekman Street collection and Fulton Street and Peck Slip.

BrooklynMarine Park, Flatbush African Burial Ground, 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, Rufus King Manor


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