NYC Time Machine

History, maps

NYC Time Machine, Vestiges of New York, NYC historic maps

A 1776 map that shows Peter Stuyvesant’s farm in the present-day East Village

Cartographers and history buffs will have a field day with this online tool known as NYC Time Machine. Using public data from the New York Public Library, the resource allows users to “navigate perfectly-overlaid maps of NYC from 1660 to present day.” The site is part of Vestiges of New York, which overlays historic photos and current images.

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