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!
Atlantic City, Double Page Plate No. 16 Map bounded by Beach Thoroughfare, Clam Creek, Marmorah Ave. / by Ellis Kiser, and O. Barthel...
From Atlas of Atlantic City, New Jersey : including South Atlantic City, Chelsea, Ventnor, Oberon and Longport ; compiled and drawn from official plans and actual surveys (In 2 layers) Depicts: 1896
|1896||about 5 hours ago.||4 control points.|
From District 10 (In 3 layers) Depicts: 1969
|1969||about 22 hours ago.||4 control points.|
Plate 44: Map bounded by East 17th Street, Second Avenue, East 12th Street, Fourth Avenue, Union Square East; Including East 16th Street, East 15th Street, East 14th Street, East 13th Street, Irving Place, Third Avenue, Rutherford Place
from Insurance maps of the city of New York. (In 1 layer) Depicts: 1868
|1868||about 23 hours ago.||30 control points.|