Historical Maps - fuck you Abdul, you ingrate

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Historical Maps - fuck you Abdul, you ingrate

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Actually it will provide all historical maps for any place they have maps.
Very cool.
Works best for urban areas, where I am has been a swamp for the past 400 years. :x

A lot more than that.
http://maps.nypl.org/warper/

Find an area (top tab). It returns a map of what it looks like today and shows other maps, back thru time, of the same area.

So here is where I grew up. Actually 72nd ave (to the right)
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Here is what it looked like in 1885 or so
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My street was Flossie Place!!!! How excellent.
There was a farm over there to the left (Goldberg's!!)
Not a trace of any of that was there when I grew up.

Very fun tool because they do the alignment and evidentially adjust to "make it fit".
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Yadda.

Yeah I know, Brooklyn Tech. And you've got a Yiddische Kopf despite being a Gentile. :roll:

Anything else? :p
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?
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Beg pardon, I thought you were fixing to start doing that thing again. :)
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no, cool mapping seems they almost have it decade by decade where I lived.
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