The Viele Map of Manhattan was made in 1865 and shows the original boundaries and waterways of the city

Hooray for old maps.

The Viele Map of Manhattan was made in 1865 and shows the original boundaries and waterways of the city. Here’s a thumbnail view (with prints for sale) and the David Rumsey Map Collection has a zoomable version that you can explore. (thx, meg)

Old maps are almost as exciting as typography –L.N.R.

Originally posted by jkottke from kottke.org remaindered links, ReBlogged by LNR on Jun 12, 2006 at 10:07 AM

Originally from Eyebeam reBlog by jkottke reBlogged by micah to map on Jun 12, 2006, 8:07AM