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

City of New York, 1879
City of New York, 1879
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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 enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their dog. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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