Interest zoomable/pannable antique maps of New York City
Original 1859 Topography of Manhattan Island
This map, compiled from old Surveys and records, was intended to exhibit the general localities of the original drainage streams, without defining the precise points at which they would intersect the Streets and Avenues in 1859.
Author: Viele, Egbert L. - Date: 1859 View Interactive map at David Rumsey.com >
|NYC - Battery to 80th St. -1859|
Topographical Map of the City of New York 1865
The map shows all the original water courses of Manhattan Island, with the street grid superimposed on top. Three different kinds of land are shown: Marsh, Made Land, and Meadow.
Author: Viele, Egbert L. - Date: 1865. View Interactive map at David Rumsey.com >
|NYC Topo 1865|
An aerial illustrated view of New York City 1931
1931 illustrated map showing city blocks, streets, roads, railways, landmarks, buildings, parks, etc. Includes note on Rapid Transit facilities. Copyright Herald Square Hotel.
Author: Herald Square Hotel Date: 1931 View Interactive map at David Rumsey.com >
|NYC Aerial View - 1931|