Google Maps: Victorian Edition Now Available

Software engineer Dan Vanderkam has made OldNYC, a google maps mod that features vintage pictures of the city that never sleeps. The interactive map of New York City features locations as they appeared between 1870-1970 by using photos from the Milstein Collection from the New York Public Library,

Here is Vanderkam discussion the things his team did during the 18 months it took to put this project together. He isn’t done either, the former google employee promises San Francisco is next.