NYC
Space/Time
Directory

Let's build the future of New York City's past

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The NYC Space/Time Directory will make urban history accessible through the kinds of interactive, location-aware tools used to navigate modern cityscapes. It will provide a way for scholars, students, and enthusiasts to explore New York City across time periods, and to add their own knowledge and expertise.

More specifically, the Directory will be:

That sounds ambitious...

Yup. ;-) That's why we can't do it alone. The NYC Space/Time Directory will be built in collaboration with the communities it serves.

We'll tap the knowledge and passion of local museums, historical societies, government, scholars, teachers, genealogists, librarians, citizen mappers, civic technologists, and others to help build this citywide resource.

So how do I get involved?

The project will be ramping up later in 2015, but we're starting to build a community now.

We're also looking for:

Get in touch:

spacetime@nypl.org

Start helping unlock the past today:

The NYC Space/Time Directory is a project of The New York Public Library spearheaded by NYPL Labs and the Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, with generous support from the Knight News Challenge.

PRESENT

1921

1921

1920

1920

1857

1857

1849

1849

1841

1841

1830

1830

1817

1817

1797

1797

1766

1766

1660

1660

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