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Architecture

Historic Urban Plans

The Architecture Library's Maps Collection contains an assortment of maps, in various sizes and from different time periods. The list below is divided by country and size. Please see a staff member for access to these maps. 

United States (Small/Medium)

  • Alexandria, VA - 1863
  • Chicago, IL - 1779-1857
  • Chicago, IL - 1834
  • Chicago, IL - pre 1871
  • Cincinnati, OH - 1815
  • Detroit, MI - 1830
  • Georgetown, DC 1855
  • Houston, TX - 1891
  • Indianapolis, IN - 1821
  • Louisville, KY - 1876
  • Memphis, TN - 1870
  • New Orleans, LA - 1720
  • New York, NY - 1766
  • New York, NY - 1856
  • Philadelphia, PA - 1685
  • Philadelphia, PA - 1776
  • Philadelphia, PA - 1794
  • Richmond, VA - 1798
  • Salt Lake City, UT - 1870
  • Savannah, GA - 1734
  • Washington, DC - 1792
  • Washington, DC - 1892

United States (Medium/Large)

  • Boston, MA - 1722
  • Boston, MA - 1769 (2 copies)
  • Boston, MA - 1873
  • Charleston, SC - 1788
  • Chicago, IL - 1892
  • Detroit River, MI - 1764
  • New Orleans, LA - 1815
  • Philadelphia, PA - 1855
  • Philadelphia, PA - 1875
  • St. Louis, MO - 1874
  • San Francisco, CA - 1878

Europe

  • Amsterdam, 1670
  • Amsterdam, 1710
  • Bath, 1799
  • Berlin, 1749
  • Bruges, 16th Century (2 copies)
  • Brussels, 1700?
  • Cambridge, 1575
  • Constantinople, 1493
  • Edinburgh, 1828
  • Florence, 1755
  • Madrid, 1695
  • Madrid, 1812
  • Milan, 1572
  • Munich, 1844
  • Palma, 1598
  • Pompeii, 1785
  • Prague, 1493
  • Turin, 1682

Rome

  • Roma - 1493
  • Roma Antigua Triumphatrix, de Rossi - 1630 (2 copies)
  • Recentis Romae Ichnographia - 1667 (2 copies)
  • Rome, Nolli - 1748

France

  • Montpazier - c. 1850
  • Paris - 1572
  • Paris - 1739 (four sheets)
  • Paris, Île de la Cité - 1754
  • Paris - 1765
  • Plan de Versailles - 1746
  • Plan General de la Ville de Versailles - n.d.

London and Westminster

  • John Rocque's Plan of London and Westminster - 1756 (25 sheets)
  • A View of London - 1560
  • London - 1667
  • Plan of the Cities of London and Westminster - 1747
  • Londinium - 1748 (2 sheets)
  • A Plan for the City of London, Wren - 1749
  • London Bridge, 4 views - 1500, 1616, 1647, 1749

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