historical maps


Maps and GIS

A rectified and warped aerial image taken from a Manhattan Community Planning District publication titled, "Lower East Side, East Village, Chinatown, Two Bridges".A rectified and warped aerial image taken from a Manhattan Community Planning District publication titled, "Lower East Side, East Village, Chinatown, Two Bridges".

Travel through Time with New York City’s Maps

The New York City Public Library is expanding geographical knowledge and experiences with its new online map warping tool with access to over 10,000 historical maps of the city as well as hundreds of other places. In the spring of 2014, the New York Public Library (NYPL) announced that it […]