Check Out This Incredibly Detailed Vintage Map of the City of New York Circa 1879

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City of New York, 1879
Photo: LOC

This incredible vintage map shows a detailed rendering of the the City of New York (now just Manhattan) as it appeared back in 1879.

Buildings and blocks are drawn to scale, and several detail panels include closeups of important buildings at the time.

Check out the Library of Congress for more details on the map.

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Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their three dogs. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time working from a treadmill desk at home.

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