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Block & Lot: Researching the Architecture and the Built Environment of NYC


January 22, 2013

Program Locations:

Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classrooms

Discover how you can use NYPL resources to examine the history of a block, neighborhood and or borough. In this class you will learn how to use the library's antiquarian maps, fire insurance atlases (“Sanborns”,) online property data, books and historic real estate photos to document the history of NYC’s built environment.

For more information contact the Map Division.

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More Info

  • Class Format: Lecture/demonstration
  • Skill prerequisites: Basic mouse and keyboarding skills, Basic internet skills
  • Audience: Adults

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