This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: The Matthews-Northrup up-to-date map of St. Louis MO. It was published by Matthews-Northrup Co in 1895. Scale [ca. 1:95,040]. Covers also a portion of East Saint Louis, Stites, and Madison, Illinois.
The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Missouri East State Plane Coordinate System NAD83 (in Feet) (Fipszone 2401). 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, railroads, street car lines, drainage, selected public buildings, parks, cemeteries, and more. Includes index to hotels, prominent buildings and institutions, churches, and places of amusement.
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.