About Us

Our Mission

ClassicNewYorkHistory.com went live in 2015. The site was started to deliver well writen articles on the history of New York State. ClassicNewYork History strives to balance a mix of Academic writing with New York newspaper-style journalism.

Who We Are

ClassicNewYorkHistory.com was founded by Brian Kachejian, who still serves as the site’s editor-in-chief as well as one of the site’s leading journalists. Brian Kachejian is a Stony Brook University graduate with a BA in history and an MA in the Social Sciences. He is a certified New York State Public School teacher. His academic and journalism experiences provide the site with accuracy and professionalism in its research and news stories.

Well-established journalists and college professors have written and published many articles on the site. The site is also home to the real-life stories of people who grew up in all parts of the State of New York.

NYC's IBM Building
History of NYC’s IBM Building (590 Madison Avenue)
New York's Vineyards and Wine Making History
New York’s Vineyards And Wine Making History
Naming Gotham Book Review
Naming Gotham: Who Does New York City Honor, and Why?
Amityville House
History Of The Amityville Horror House
Laura Nyro
A Look At The Carrer Of Bronx Born Songwriter Laura Nyro
George Santos Saga
The Saga Of George Santos And His Disinformation Campaign
History Of The Shubert Brothers And Shubert Organization
History Of The Shubert Brothers And Shubert Organization
David Dinkins Histoy of New York City Mayors
David Dinkins: History Of New York City Mayors
My Experience Taking A Greyhound From NYC To Plattsburgh
My Experience Taking A Greyhound From NYC To Plattsburgh
New York State Thruway Rest Stops
Visiting The Just Opened New York State Thruway Rest Stops
Citi Bike
Is Riding A Citi Bike In NYC Safer Than Riding A Personal Bicycle?
Queensboro Bridge
History, Tips And Fun Facts About New York’s 59th Street Bridge
Dakota Building History
The Dakota Building: New York’s Most Exclusive Address
St. James General Store
The Wonder And History Of The St. James General Store
History Of New York's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
History Of New York’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
Rockefeller Center's Top Of The Rock
History And Attractions Of Rockefeller Center’s Top Of The Rock
History Of TSS Stores (Times Square Stores) In NY
History Of TSS Stores (Times Square Stores) In NY
History Of Loehmann's Department Stores
History Of Loehmann’s Department Stores
History Of Sears, Roebuck and Co.
History Of Sears, Roebuck and Co.
Bonwit Teller Department Stores
History Of New York’s Bonwit Teller Department Stores
Michael R. Virgintino Releases His Second Book On Freedomland U.S.A.
Jet's Curse
Jet’s Curse Storms Into Stadium Swallowing Aaron Rodgers
New York Mets Trade Max Scherzer to Texas Rangers
New York Mets Trade Max Scherzer to Texas Rangers
Covid-19 Vaccine In NYC
Describing The Experience Of Getting The COVID-19 Vaccine In NYC