Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
1879 Figure Includes April 30 To Dec. 31 Data Only. Figures For 1897 Are Not Available. Source: Reports Of N.Y. Dept. Of Public Works 1871-82: 1882, P.19; 1889-94: 1894, P.132; 1883-88 And 1895-96: Individual Issues; 1897: Summary Report, P. 7; 1898-99:"N.Y.C. Annual Report Of Dept. Of Highways, " 1900-1935: Manhattan, "President'S Annual Report, " 1935, P. 38.
This NBER data series a02094a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 2 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter02.html.
NBER Indicator: a02094a
National Bureau of Economic Research, Total Pavements Laid, Manhattan for New York, NY [A0294AUS35620A603NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/A0294AUS35620A603NNBR, January 21, 2017.