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Frodric
01-21-2011, 01:05 PM
Given the recent contest I thought you guys would find this interesting: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/01/17/nyregion/20110117-map-restoration.html?ref=nyregion A restored 240 year old map of NYC.

Ascension
01-21-2011, 04:02 PM
Yeah, that's pretty cool. Thanks, man. I like the auto zoomer thingy in a separate window but I wanna download it so I look even closer.

RobA
01-21-2011, 04:27 PM
I figure a map that old must be out of copyright...

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Gidde
01-21-2011, 05:31 PM
What a cool find! Thanks for posting :)

Jaxilon
01-22-2011, 12:01 AM
Very cool link and thanks RobA for the image we can look at as we are used to.

rdanhenry
01-29-2011, 07:54 PM
That's a very nice map. And over two hundred years old, it displays mild discoloration and some wear around the folds.

lapada
02-01-2011, 09:16 AM
haha , thats awesome - I think my favorite part is the farm land for some reason ... ( Just because its new York I guess )

torstan
02-01-2011, 10:03 AM
Wow - that's fabulous! Thanks for the link.