The Skyscraper Museum has put online more than 2,000 documents about historic New York buildings by connecting the digitized images to an interactive map of Manhattan.
May 16, 2004, 1pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Visitors to the museum's Web site ( can use the map to zoom into a neighborhood, select one of 120 big buildings and see its past depicted through postcards, construction photographs and other documents from the museum's archives. Each building is also shown as a three-dimensional drawing that can be viewed from four angles as a stand-alone structure or surrounded by its neighbors."

Thanks to Linda LaSut

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Published on Friday, May 14, 2004 in The New York Times
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