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Resources for residential construction. Check out the "Building Process" link; includes an organizational directory.
CMD First Source
Commercial building product information.
Extensive directory of construction related Web sites, with annotations, hosted by a law firm. See, for example, link for "New Projects"; includes NYC specific sites.
Contractor Resource Center
This site includes news, information for homeowners and contractors, lists of suppliers, and more.
Engineering News Record
News, company rankings for contractors and design firms, directory listings, and materials info.
McGraw-Hill Construction -- construction.com
News, projects, products, and industry related information. See also links for the Engineering News Record (ENR) and other resources. Free and fee-based information available.
New York City Department of Buildings
See "Resources" page for online forms, licensing information, property profile overviews (including complaints), licensed tradesmen search, and more. See "Publications" page for Building Code.
See also http://www.nyc.gov/html/dob/pdf/ibc.pdf for "Report on the Adoption of a Model Building Code" and http://www.nyc.gov/html/dob/pdf/wtcbctf.pdf for "WTC Building Code Task Force: findings and recommendations 2/2003"
The New York City Subway Resources Site
Monitored by an independent webmaster and unaffiliated with MTA, this site provides information about the NYC subway and bus systems, the Transit Museum, history, events, facts and figures contributed by volunteers.
Ultimate Civil Engineering Directory
A portal of selected civil engineering web links chosen by professionals in the field.