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Title
Atlases of New York City
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1800 - 2000 (Approximate)
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Topics
New York (N.Y.)
New York Metropolitan Area
Real property
Genres
Maps
Atlases
Description
NYPL's holdings of real estate and fire insurance atlases dating from the 19th and 20th centuries, showing streets, blocks, tax lots, and land use classifications of New York City's five boroughs and the surrounding metropolitan area. Cartographers and publishers include Perris, Hyde, Hopkins, Bromley, and Sanborn. Aerial maps and topographical surveys are also included in this collection. Sequencing replicates the original published volumes. The atlases showcase the design and engineering of particular buildings and neighborhoods, as well as the wider social and political history of New York City.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): de1dcfb0-c5f6-012f-1dfc-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1800: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Atlases of New York City" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1800 - 2000. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/de1dcfb0-c5f6-012f-1dfc-58d385a7bc34

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Atlases of New York City" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/de1dcfb0-c5f6-012f-1dfc-58d385a7bc34

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1800 - 2000). Atlases of New York City Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/de1dcfb0-c5f6-012f-1dfc-58d385a7bc34

Wikipedia Citation

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Atlases of New York City