General map of the city of New York, consisting of boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Richmond : consolidated into one municipality by act of the legislature of the state of New York (Chapter 378 of the laws of 1897) : showing in addition to the existing topographical and characteristic features of the city, a tentative and preliminary plan for a system of streets in those parts of the city consolidated under the above act of the legislature and which had no official street plan prior to 1898

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General map of the city of New York, consisting of boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Richmond : consolidated into one municipality by act of the legislature of the state of New York (Chapter 378 of the laws of 1897) : showing in addition to the existing topographical and characteristic features of the city, a tentative and preliminary plan for a system of streets in those parts of the city consolidated under the above act of the legislature and which had no official street plan prior to 1898
Names
Risse, Louis A. (Cartographer)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

New York City

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Board of Public Improvements, Topographical Bureau, 1900 (N.Y. : Robert A. Welcke, photo-lith.)
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. (New York City. 1900) (New York (City). Engineering Bureau. General map of the City of New York)
Topics
New York (N.Y.)
Streets -- New York (State) -- New York -- Planning
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content : Relief shown by contours. Depth shown by bathymetric contours.

Content : "January 1st, 1900."

Content : Includes views of city landmarks within decorative border as well as borough statistics of area and population.

Content : Note mounted on map: The original of this map was exhibited at the Paris Exposition of 1900 and was awarded the grand prize by the International Jury of Class 29-Group VI (models, plans and public works).

Statement of Responsibility: Designed and prepared by Louis A. Risse.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : col. ; 263 x 225 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 40672155
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b13985724
UUID: 7a107900-c5aa-012f-6edc-58d385a7bc34
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  • 2015: Digitized
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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "General map of the city of New York, consisting of boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Richmond : consolidated into one municipality by act of the legislature of the state of New York (Chapter 378 of the laws of 1897) : showing in addition to the existing topographical and characteristic features of the city, a tentative and preliminary plan for a system of streets in those parts of the city consolidated under the above act of the legislature and which had no official street plan prior to 1898" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-6f6e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "General map of the city of New York, consisting of boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Richmond : consolidated into one municipality by act of the legislature of the state of New York (Chapter 378 of the laws of 1897) : showing in addition to the existing topographical and characteristic features of the city, a tentative and preliminary plan for a system of streets in those parts of the city consolidated under the above act of the legislature and which had no official street plan prior to 1898" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 12, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-6f6e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1900). General map of the city of New York, consisting of boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Richmond : consolidated into one municipality by act of the legislature of the state of New York (Chapter 378 of the laws of 1897) : showing in addition to the existing topographical and characteristic features of the city, a tentative and preliminary plan for a system of streets in those parts of the city consolidated under the above act of the legislature and which had no official street plan prior to 1898 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-6f6e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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General map of the city of New York, consisting of boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Richmond : consolidated into one municipality by act of the legislature of the state of New York (Chapter 378 of the laws of 1897) : showing in addition to the existing topographical and characteristic features of the city, a tentative and preliminary plan for a system of streets in those parts of the city consolidated under the above act of the legislature and which had no official street plan prior to 1898