The irritating sounds of Manhattan's Jazz Age included yelping newsboys, river dredgers, a marching band of orphans, and a fog siren.
The ages of Dutch structures are shown as glorious, prismatic blasts in this obsessively detailed map.
This could be the most detailed open-data map of urban gerontology in existence.
In the 1830s, there was plenty of green space to go around in New York (and snakes).
Even around 1918, the public-transit system in New York was fairly robust.
What happens to a community with no "digital shadow" on the web?
A Handsome Atlas celebrates Uncle Sam’s data chops by reproducing three Statistical Atlases from the late 1800s.
This is the coolest website in the world.