Reference: “OldNYC Brings 19th-Century New York Back to Life in Google Maps-Like Interface”
OldNYC, an online interactive map created by software developer Dan Vanderkam, is letting people explore the Big Apple in a different era by browsing through the five boroughs looking at old photographs of landmarks, buildings and people.
The site is entirely made up of photographs from the New York Public Library’s Milstein Collection, which features more than 80,000 original photos of New York City between the 1870s and the 1970s.
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See Also: Now Available: New Interactive Map of 100,000 Photos and Videos Reveal “Lost London” in the Victorian Era (July 24, 2016)
See Also: Cool! The Wonderful “Old Maps Online” Database Now Has a Mobile App for iOS and Android (August 26, 2015)
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