NYC Cemeteries in the News

City closer to buying Brinckerhoff site.  Queens Chronicle, Dec 7, 2017

A Christmas request, answered a century later.  New York Times, Dec 20, 2016

Check out photos of vintage cemeteries on Staten Island.  SI Live, Nov 3, 2016

Halloween ghouls steal skeletons from Queens cemetery. Daily News, Nov 2, 2016

Land purchase may bring new life to historic cemetery.  SI Live, Oct 28, 2016

Woman haunted by eerie cemetery  coyote. New York Post, Oct 25, 2016

A visit to the Trump family gravesite took a very Trumpian turn.  Esquire.com/Spy, Oct 11, 2016

A Brooklyn cemetery is a resting place rich in history.  New York Times, July 14, 2016

Staten Island church discovers 574 underground burial spots in cemetery, one of first free-black communities.  New York Daily News, July 11, 2016

Prairie heals an old wound at former Brooklyn cemetery.  New York Times, July 11, 2016

Unearthing the secrets of New York’s mass graves.  New York Times, May 15, 2016

The cemetery as archive.  CityLab, Apr 4, 2016

Green-Wood cemetery will digitize massive archives & historic collection.  Gothamist, March 24, 2016

Discovery of burial ground backs a less conventional version of Harlem’s history.  New York Times, Jan 27, 2016

Scant burial plots have loved ones turning to cremation.  Crain’s New York Business, Jan 20, 2016

Efforts to buy back Brinckerhoff colonial cemetery in limbo.  Times Ledger, Jan 9, 2016

Lynn Rogers honored for preserving Staten Island’s cemeteries.  SI Live, Jan 5, 2016

Historic soldiers cemetery gets new sign. News12, Nov 11, 2015  [West Farms Soldiers Cemetery]

Two centuries-old tombs unearthed beneath historic New York City park.  The Guardian, Nov 7, 2015

Beneath Washington Square, forgotten tombs begin to yield their secrets.  New York Times, Nov 6, 2015

Archaeologists discover burial vaults beneath Washington Square Park.  abc News., Nov 6, 2015

Second old burial vault found beneath Washington Square Park.  abc7NY, Nov 5, 2015

Greenwood is the Brooklyn cemetery with a velvet rope.  New York Times, Oct 30, 2015

The hidden burial grounds of New York City.  DNAinfo, Oct. 28, 2015

Grave robbers target bronze vases in Queens cemetery.  New York Post, Oct 24, 2015

Arts group to breathe new life into abandoned Jackson Heights cemetery.  DNAinfo, July 30, 2015

Families win access to Hart Island, NYC’s potter’s field.  USA Today, Jul 13, 2015

New York City to allow relatives to visit grave sites at potter’s field.  New York Times, Jul 8, 2015

A guide to the 20th-century artists’ graves of NYC.  Hyperallergic, June 26, 2015

A walk through forgotten Brooklyn at old New Utrecht cemetery.  Bensonhurst Bean, May 6, 2015

Resting place for the high and low: the Trinity Church Cemetery in Washington Heights holds plenty of history.  New York Times, Feb 6, 2015

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