Walking Tour of Berlin’s Architecture: source website

Walking Tour of Berlin’s Architecture

Berlin walk highlighting a selection of the city’s architecture, from the jagged angles of the Jewish Museum to the inner ‘vineyards’ of the Philharmonie

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Welikia 1609 Map of NYC: source website

Welikia 1609 Map of NYC

This interactive map that lets you explore what every block of New York City was like in 1609, the year Henry Hudson arrived.

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An Interactive Look at the Berlin Wall

They New York Times uses sliders and maps to look at some of Berlin’s most identifiable landmarks from 1961 to 2009

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OldNYC: source website

OldNYC

This site provides an alternative way of browsing the NYPL‘s incredible Photographic Views of New York City, 1870s-1970s collection. Its goal is to help you discover the history behind the places you see every day.

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Urban Layers Interactive Map of NYC: source website

Urban Layers Interactive Map of NYC

Urban Layers is an interactive map created by Morphocode that explores the structure of Manhattan’s urban fabric.The map lets you navigate through historical fragments of the borough that have been preserved and are currently embedded in its densely built environment. The rigid archipelago of building blocks has been mapped as a succession of structural episodes starting from 1765.

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Dredge Collective: Mapping New York Harbor: source website

Dredge Collective: Mapping New York Harbor

JFK airport and thousands of acres encircling Jamaica Bay were marshy wetlands before being filled in. The extant vegetated marsh islands within it are eroding at an ever-accelerating rate. Without additional anthropogenic influences – such as the creative application of dredged materials to reconstruct the islands – they may completely disappear as soon as 2020. This project from the Dredge Collective...

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Victims of the Berlin Wall: source website

Victims of the Berlin Wall

Victims of the Berlin Wall from 1961 on with photos, age, origin and cause of death.

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The Waterlines Project: source website

The Waterlines Project

We examine the history of Seattle through a focus on its shorelines: the natural and human forces that have shaped them, the ways they have been used and thought about by the people who have lived here, and how this historic understanding might influence urban-development decisions being made today.

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