Monday, December 26, 2016

The Historical Atlas of New York City

An amazing book - abundantly illustrated with maps, old pictures, photographs, and various other diagrams, The Historical Atlas of New York City is a treasure trove of historical info and sheds interesting insight as to how life was at various times through the years past.

Below are a few graphics gleaned online
1664
The West Side Docks
(lower manhattan)
1776
1916
1916
1920
 Page samples form book:



Further Info


New York City in 10½ Historical Maps (Jared Farmer)

New York City Historical Maps (David Rumsey)
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection

Interactive Map Comparing New York City (1836 to Today)
Smithsonian

Old Maps of New York
Old public domain maps

Historic USGS Maps (1891, 1897 and 1900)

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