Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Mapping Toronto online

At Active History, Nathan Ng draws attention to his website of old maps of Toronto, which is indeed pretty wonderful.  Can't help thinking how recently it would have been that an equivalent atlas of historical maps would have required a substantial publishing grant, cost about a hundred bucks a copy, and sat heavy on your bookshelf forever.

That transit plan from 1892 makes one kinda wistful...
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