Items Collections Divisions. Search Browse About. Collections Atlases of New York City. Navigation About Filters. Background The New York City conflagration of , which destroyed 20 million dollars worth of property and bankrupted many small insurance companies, brought about substantial changes in the way insured property was identified and described; the Perris maps were one of the results.
Related Resources Hoehn, R. Oswald, Diane L. Description NYPL's holdings of real estate and fire insurance atlases dating from the 19th and 20th centuries, showing streets, blocks, tax lots, and land use classifications of New York City's five boroughs and the surrounding metropolitan area. Aerial maps and topographical surveys are also included in this collection.
Sequencing replicates the original published volumes. The atlases showcase the design and engineering of particular buildings and neighborhoods, as well as the wider social and political history of New York City. Show filters Hide filters.
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Table of Air-line Distances. Plate 5: Map of New York and …. Plate 6: Plan of New York and….
Plate 9: Tremont : Town of We…. Plate Fordham. Plate West Farms, Westche…. Plate Unionport - Westche….
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Rockefeller Center, St. Plate 5: Map of New York and …. The tour continues across the East River into the borough of Queens, one of the most ethnically diverse counties in the US, whose residents speak over languages. Amigo Tours USA. Share on Facebook Tweet this article Pin it Email.
Plate Town of Greenburgh,…. Plate Town of East Cheste…. Plate Mount Vernon, Westc…. Plate City Island, Pelham…. Plate Town of New Rochell…. Plate New Rochelle, Westc….
Plate Towns of White Plai…. Plate White Plains, Westc…. Plate Town of Mamaroneck,…. Plate Mamaroneck, Westche…. Plate Towns of Harrison a…. Plate Port Chester, Westc…. Unlike neighborhoods in the other four boroughs, some Queens neighborhood names are used as the town name in postal addresses.
This grouping tended to minimize the identity of neighborhoods. At the urging of the citizens of Queens and with the support of Congressman Gary Ackerman they were eliminated. The original zip codes are still used by the USPS for mail delivery purposes. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Main article: Rockaway, Queens.
New York City portal. Queens Tribune. Archived from the original on March 16, Retrieved January 20,