This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the untitled, historic paper manuscript map: [Plan of New Orleans]. It was created ca. 1810. Scale [ca. 1:7,300]. Covers portions of the French Quarter, Central Business District, and Warehouse District.
The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Louisiana State Place Coordinate System, South NAD83 (in Feet) (Fipszone 1702). 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, or other information associated with the principal map.
This map shows features such as roads, drainage, selected buildings and fortifications, and more. Includes list of references to names of streets and buildings.
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.