This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Map of that part of the city of New York north of 155 street. It was published by Major Knapp Eng. Mfg. Lith. Co. in December 1865. Scale [ca. 1:6,375].
The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) Zone 18N NAD83 projection. All map collar and inset information is also available as part of the raster image, including any inset maps, profiles, statistical tables, directories, text, illustrations, index maps, legends, or other information associated with the principal map.
This map shows features such as roads and streets laid out by the Commissioners of the Central Park, drainage, bridges, selected buildings, and more.
This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps from The Harvard Map Collection as part of the Imaging the Urban Environment project. Maps selected for this project represent major urban areas and cities of the world, at various time periods. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features at a large scale. The selection represents a range of regions, originators, ground condition dates, scales, and purposes.