MIT’s project Treepedia maps the protective green canopy of trees in cities around the world, and the places where this nature is missing.
Since the 19th century, the motif of an octopus on propaganda maps has represented the inhuman spread of evil, its tentacles grasping for land and power.
The New York Public Library’s NYC Space/Time Directory launched a project that plots 5,000 digitized street maps across the five boroughs, organized by decade from 1850 to 1950.
The Brutalist Paris Map plots 40 sites of postwar architecture in Paris that are far off the well-trod tourist path.
The CIVICUS Monitor is an interactive map that gathers news about crackdowns on civil society in 134 countries.
The Phantom Atlas chronicles centuries of fictional locations that were included on maps of the world.
Rebecca Solnit and Joshua Jelly-Schapiro’s book Nonstop Metropolis charts the overlooked geographic history of New York City.
To mark the 75th anniversary of its Cartography Center, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) shares decades of declassified maps.
The National Library of Scotland received a bundle found in a chimney, and six months of conservation revealed the rags to be a rare 17th-century map.
The Library of Congress has joined the Digital Public Library of America as a content hub and is sharing around 5,000 objects from its map collections.
Artists and designers through the age have imposed their visions of the present and future on an always-changing New York.
The National Park Service and the Cultural Landscape Foundation launch a guide to New York City’s cultural landscapes as part of a series on urban design.