The NYPL Map Warper is a tool for digitally aligning ("rectifying") historical maps from the NYPL's collections to match today's precise maps. Visitors can browse already rectified maps or assist the NYPL by aligning a map. Play the video above to tour the site and learn how to rectify a map yourself.
Everyone is welcome to participate!
Bronx, V. 15, Plate No. 82 Map bounded by Monterey Ave., E. 179th St., Belmont ave., E. Tremont Ave.
From Atlas 53.1. Vol. 15, 1915. (In 2 layers) Depicts: 1915
|1915||about 7 hours ago.||4 control points.|
Essex County, V. 3, Double Page Plate No. 8 Map bounded by Outline map of the Oranges showing the cities of Orange & East Orange town of West Orange Village & township of South Orange
From Atlas of Essex County, New Jersey... (In 2 layers) Depicts: 1901
|1901||about 17 hours ago.||4 control points.|
From Hawaii (In 5 layers) Depicts: 1893
|1893||about 17 hours ago.||3 control points.|