Urban Mapping Project Resources

ArcGIS Storymaps Module: Everything you need to get started with ArcGIS StoryMaps

Podcasts: A Brooklyn College guide to getting started with Podcasting


New York City Map Portal

Center for Urban Research

New York City Open Data

NYC Dept. of City Planning

David Rumsey Map Collection:

NY State historical maps:

NY Public Library Map Warper

New York State Museum GIS:


Historic Map Works:

Photo and visuals:

Old NYC-mapping historical photos:

NY Genealogical and Biographical Society:

Brooklyn Visual Heritage:

Census, Records, Etc.:

NYC Dept of Records and information services:

Census Records, Immigration and statistics:

Historic Census Records:

Center for Urban Pedagogy resources:

Deeds from 1966 forward:

Otherwise you need to go to the City Register’s office:

Archaeology and History:

NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission/Nan A Rothschild Archaeology Repository:

General resources:

NYC Public Library resources:

Urban Archive:

Digital Humanity Mapping Project examples:


The Welikia Project:

Spatial History Project:

Visualizing Emancipation:

The Spread of American Slavery: