Ainsa (Huesca), Spanish Pyrenees.


British History Online: Maps and Subjects (Local History and Urban Metropolitan History).

Congress for the New Urbanism Charter Awards

Historical Maps (Countries, Cities), Coats of Arms, and Flags (1880-1898).

Historical Map Archive, Alabama Maps, University of Alabama

Map Collection, Univ. of Chicago Library

Map Library, University Libraries, Univ. of Colorado at Boulder

Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library

Ancient Roman World.  Bill Thayer’s Lacus Curtius: into the Roman World


Why are blocks that size?

Islamic Cities

Index of Images from Articles on Islamic Cities by Besim Hakim

Jewish urbanism


Eastern Europe

Federation of East European Family History Societies (FEEFHS) Map Room (East European country maps.


Great Britain Street & Road Map at

MOTCO UK Directory and Image Database: Antique Maps, Prints, and Books.

Old Ordnance Survey Maps.  Alan Godfrey Maps.

A Vision of Britain Through Time


Genealogical resources by state

Historical County Lines, U.S.

Historic Map Works

Historic USGS topographic maps

Maps of Properties Through Time.  TruliaHindsight.

Railroad Maps, 1828-1900

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps (description of resource and links).

Sanborn Maps. Related Links at Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for Georgia Towns and Cities, 1884-1922.

Sanborn Map Abbreviations.

Transformations of Spanish Urban Landscapes in the American Southwest, 1821-1900 by Nina Veregge, at the Digital Library of the Univ. of Arizona.


Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for Georgia Towns and Cities, 1884-1922


Illinois genealogical resources



Architecture by City and Subcategories (including style) in Wikipedia

Art and Architecture image database, Courtauld Institute of Art

Campuses compared in same-scaled figure-ground maps by Ayers Saint Gross  Architects and Campus Planners

City Maps, at Historic Map Works.

City Sites at the Urban History Association.

ePodunk UK: profiling communities across England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland

Google Maps at Wikipedia

Google Earth at Wikipedia

Heritage sites by nation, Our Place: the World Heritage Collection

Maps (including city and county maps) in the on-line maps of the Perry-Castañeda Library

Map Collection, U. of Texas at Austin Library.

Notre Dame Architecture Library’s photostream at Flickr

SPIRO: Slide and Photograph Image Retrieval Online, The online catalog & image database of the Architecture Visual Resources Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Town and County Database

Transit systems, indexed by city, by

World Heritage Sites, links


The Georgian buildings of Bath from 1700 to 1830, – Walter William Ison


Adams Square, Boston.

Guide to Boston History Research.  The Bostonian Society, Boston Historical Society.

Scollay Square, Boston.

Search the Photograph Collection.  The Bostonian Society, Boston Historical Society.

Boston Streets: mapping directory data.

History of Landfill in Boston


Halsey Map.

Lowcountry Digital Library

SCIWAY Historical Maps of Charleston, SC.

Beaty, John, and Ralph Bailey. Historical Architectural Resources Survey of the Upper Peninsula: Charleston, South Carolina: Final Report, 2004. Print.

Chicago and northern Illinois

Maps in the Public Square: an Atlas of the Next Chicago Region

Images and documents in Digital Past, the North Suburban Library System local history digitization initiative.

Chicago’s Classical Architecture: The Legacy of the White City (IL) (Images of America) by David Stone and Carroll William Westfall

The World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893.  A real-time simulation model by the Urban Simulation Team at UCLA.


Short North Arts District.

Starkville, Mississippi

Cotton District


Neumarkt rebuilding by the Society for the rebuilding of the Historical Neumarkt Dresden.


Edinburgh. Midlothian Old Maps.


Elgin and Kane County

Digital Past, Elgin.  Gail Borden Public Library

House Research.  Gail Borden Public Library

Genealogy Research.  Gail Borden Public Library

Kane County Genealogy

Lochgelly, Fife, Scotland

Lochgelly Map. Scottish Places


Crace Collection of Maps of London.  British Library Online Gallery.

The Growth of London: 1666-1799. in the making: urban: Google Urbanism.

Lambeth history: railway age

List of London’s gentlemen’s clubs, Wikipedia.

London’s West End Theatreland Maps: 1860, 1882, 1900, 1951, 2002

London Transport Museum Photographic Collection

London and Environs Maps and Views, Mapco: Map and Plan Collection Online

London. Historical Background to the Proceedings of the Old Bailey

Old London Maps.

Ordnance Survey: mapping and data centre.  National Map Centre.

Survey of London: volumes 29 and 30 – St James Westminster, Part 1

Survey of London: volume 20 – St Martin-in-the-Fields, pt III: Trafalgar Square & Neighbourhood


Theatrical London 1762

Los Angeles

Spring Street Financial District


Nashville Planning Department, Urban Design

New York

Forgotten NYC

Moving Uptown: selection of images.  Exhibition at New York Public Library

Streetscapes.  A column by Christopher Gray in the New York Times,

Tenements, Ask About the Immigrant Experience on the Lower East Side, New York Times Blog

The Architectural Guidebook to New York City – Francis Morrone

New York Architecture and Notes.  Tom Fletcher.


Dictionary of the History of the City of Paris and its Surroundings – 1779

Map of Paris, 1739

Maps of Paris

Mapping Paris in France in the Age of Les Miserables (Mount Holyoke College history students), 2001.

Paris: Capital of the 19th Century (A project of the French Studies and Comparative Literature Departments)

Paris Maps-Slide List, Prof. Barry Bergdoll, Columbia Univ.


The High Street: a Journey Through Reigate Past.


Flats for Rent in XVIIIth Century Rome (Rome Art Lover)

Interactive Nolli Map Website

Rome Maps 1781, 1852, 1905 and more (Rome Art Lover)

Rome Reborn 1.0 (ancient).  Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities at the University of Virginia.

Via Giulia

ROM Pantheon Muratori 03.pdf

Imago Urbis: Giuseppe Vasi’s Grand Tour of Rome


Metro: Planning and Conservation



San Francisco

Built for Change: Neighborhood Architecture in San Francisco – Anne Vernez Moudon


Siena.  Contrade.

Il Palio: The 1900s: Stories, Memories, and Civic Identity.  Comune di Siena.

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois Built Environment


History of the Ghetto and the Jewish Community