Ever Wondered What Manhattan Looked Like Before the City?

In the Mannahatta Project, Wildlife Conservation Society ecologist Dr. Eric W. Sanderson and colleagues use a variety of sources to create an accurate topographical map and rendering of Manhattan before the City existed.

In his riveting Ted Talk, he describes the inspiration, process, and data behind the project.

via 6sqft

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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