The Body of the City, through Footprints:
... Early Urban Cadastra-phy (;-/)

[earliest maps and atlases of cities to show building footprints.\

U.S. Cities:

Charleston, SC

• 1790, Edmund Petrie, Ichnography of Charleston, South-Carolina [LoC]

Boston, MA

• [1930s], S. C. Clough, reconstructed 1798 atlas [MA Historical Society]

• 1814 J. G. Hales, Map of Boston in the state of Massachusetts [LoC]

• 1861 C. Pinney [BPL, not scanned]

• 1867, D. A. Sanborn, Insurance Map of Boston, Volume 1 [LoC]

New York, NY

• 1660, Castello Plan of New Amsterdam [Wikipedia]

• [1818-20, John Randel, Jr., Randel Farms ms. surveys, (N. of city) [MCNY]

• 1852, Wm. Perris, Maps of the city of New York [NYPL]

Philadelphia, PA

• [1788, John Hills, Plan of Moyamensing, Southwark, Passyunk &c,, ms. survey] [Phila. Streets Dept.]

• [1792, Charles de Krafft, Plan of Springettsbury Manor, ms. survey (N. of city) non-dig.]
[Historical Soc. of PA]

• 1858-60, E. Hexamer & W. Locher, Maps of the City of Philadelphia [PhilaGeoHistoryNetwork]

Williamsburg, VA

• ca. 1781-82
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New Orleans, LA

 

Toronto, CA

• 1818, Lieut. G. Phillpotts, Plan of York [oldtorontomaps]

• 1842, James Cane, Topographical Plan of the City and Liberties of Toronto [oldtorontomaps]


Paris, FR

• 1739, Plan de Turgot par Louis Bretez [Harvard University Library]

• 1775, Plan Jaillot  [Atlas historique de Paris]

• 1790, Plan de Verniquet [Atlas historique de Paris]

• 1810-36. Atlas de Vasserot et Bellanger (1810-1836) & cadastre napoléonien (1808-1825)  [Atlas historique de Paris]

Dublin, IRL

• 1756 John Rocque, Exact Survey of the City and Suburbs of Dublin (non-dig.; John Montague book).

• 1838-47 Ordnance Survey (non-dig.; TCD copy)

London, GB

• ca. 1720, J. Strype

• 1792-99, Richard Horwood, Map of London, Westminster and the Borough of Southwark {Motco).

• Goads (NvM article)

Manchester, GB

• 1849 Ordnance Survey

 

 

Rome, IT


• 1748 Nolli


• 1807 Catasto urbano di Pio VII

 

 

 


Other France, UK

 

Como, IT

• Lombardo-Veneto cadastre (1854-58)

NL

CZ

Other Eur:

http://www.maphistory.info/imageeurcont.html


cadastr2.html; last rev 17 Oct. 14 jc