Researching Genealogy & Local History in the Bronx's "Little Italy": A
The best sources for viewing old maps of the Bronx (specifically in the
Morris Park and Belmont neighborhoods) are those produced by local, state,
and federal government and fire insurance companies. Below are some
resources that may be useful in researching this area.
ProQuest® Sanborn Maps Geo Edition – Pratt Institute
ProQuest Sanborn Maps Geo Edition provides digital access to large-scale
maps of towns and cities in New York from 1867-1970. The maps are
searchable by address and GPS coordinates. NYC Fire Insurance,
Topographic, and Property Maps
NYC Fire Insurance, Topographic, and Property Maps
The New York Public Library's collection of Bronx maps spans
Maps of New York City and State - Bronx - NYPL
The New York public Library's Digital Collection features 92 maps of
OldMapsOnline.org features an extremely user-friendly interface. It
provides users with the ability to zoom in on specific areas. The map's
functionality makes it easy to search by neighborhood (and even street
name) to find atlases and fire maps.
NYPL Map Warper Tool
The NYPL Map Warper Tool allows you to search for maps by zooming in on
specific geographic areas. You are also able to search by year ranges.