Map of the Murray Hill Farm, Ogden Place Farm, Lawrence & Astor, Wiswell & Price, Corporation Wm. Wright, John Taylor and other property.

Title:

Map of the Murray Hill Farm, Ogden Place Farm, Lawrence & Astor, Wiswell & Price, Corporation Wm. Wright, John Taylor and other property.

Format:

Maps

Publisher:

J. B. Holmes, Civil Engineer and City Surveyor, 47 Exchange Place, New York, January 1867.

Date:

1867

Street Address:

Murray Hill area, between 33rd through 35 Streets and between Broadway and Lexington Avenue

Photographer/Artist:

Unknown

Description:

A map showing the Midtown Manhattan area in 1867, well before commerce transformed it into skyscrapers and department stores. The farms are being divided into individual allotments to create housing and businesses.

Subjects:

  • Farms--New York (State)--New York--Maps.
  • Thirty-fourth Street (New York, N.Y.)--Maps.
  • Murray Hill Historic District (New York, N.Y.)--History--19th century--Maps.
  • Midtown Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)--History--19th century--Maps.

Rights:

Copyright Seymour B. Durst Old York Library Collection, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

Collection:

Seymour B. Durst Old York Library.

Contributing Institution:

City University of New York. Graduate School and University Center, Mina Rees Library.

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