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!
Plate 27: Bounded by Withers Street, Kingsland Avenue, Parker Street, Vandervoort Avenue, Stagg Street, Morrill Street, Scholes Street and Union Avenue.
from Atlas of the entire city of Brooklyn, complete in one volume. From actual surveys and official records by G. W. Bromley & Co. (In 1 layer) Depicts: 1880
|1880||2 days ago.||5 control points.|
Map of the county of Suffolk / by David H. Burr ; engd. by Rawdon Clark & Co., Albany, & Rawdon, Wright & Co., N. York.
from An atlas of the state of New York : containing a map of the state and of the several counties. / Projected and drawn under the superintendence and direction of Simeon de Witt ... And also the physical geography of the State ... (In 1 layer) Depicts: 1829
|1829||2 days ago.||46 control points.|
from Atlas of ... Suffolk County, Long Island, New York ... : based upon actual measurements by our own corps of engineers, maps on file at county offices, also maps from actual surveys furnished by individual owners / under the supervision of Merritt B. Hyde. (In 1 layer) Depicts: 1915
|1915||2 days ago.||23 control points.|