There is of course the official neighborhood map from the N.Y.C. Dep. of City Planning that maps the 59 community districts but most New Yorkers have a few more names for their neighborhoods.
There is Hell’s kitchen, the Meat Packing district, the Theater district and many more that are not included in the official maps.
Coming Anarchy that has many more great maps has created the one shown here.
Also have a look at the N.Y.C. Dep. of City Planning map for the whole N.Y.C. area that is available as a PDF file as well.
- New York: Historic Bus and Subway Maps
- Douglas Levere: New York time travel
- Animated Map: Imperial History of the Middle East
The New York City Subway Resources site nycsubway.org has many historic subway and bus transit maps – most of them in high resolution format.Some of the maps are dating back to 1888. Also have a look at their “Subway Art Guide” with a list of over 125 artworks in New York City Subway Stations. Maps, [...]
While already out since quite some time, its still great to have a look again. In his book New York changing Douglas Levere presents images taken by himself and pairs them with those of Berenice Abbott’s from the 1930s. Levere used the same camera Abbott had used and returned to the same locations at the [...]
Did you ever wanted to know who has controlled the Middle East over the course of history? Maps of War has created an Flash animated map that let you flip through 5000 years of history in less then 2 minutes.It shows you how over time empires have come and gone together with their reach. And [...]