This project's goal is to create a searchable atlas of NYC's past which will serve as a historical location directory and geocoder, as well as a discovery tool linking cultural heritage material (photographs, newspapers, business directories, literary references, census data, and much more) in historical and geographic context.
The NYC Space/Time Directory will make urban history accessible through the kinds of interactive, location-aware tools used to navigate modern cityscapes. The project's goal is to create a searchable
atlas of NYC's past which will serve as a historical location directory and geocoder, as well as a discovery tool linking cultural heritage material.
Stories of the Susquehanna Valley is a unique, ongoing faculty-student research project housed at Bucknell University, Pennsylvania, USA. This long-term collaborative project in environmental humanities, community studies, and natural history focuses on the question of what constitutes an eco-region as a confluence of cultures and ecologies.
Utilizing deep mapping of the watershed, the project features extensive research into the cultural landscapes of indigenous and settler cultures of the Susquehanna River.
Interesting crowd-sourcing project to locate Irish speakers in New York, circa 1910.
The German presence in New York City. Available in three different flavours: for mobile phones, as web page and augmented reality application.
Interesting idea: to map classical mythology in Post-Antique art. Initially covering New York.
Very fine website focusing on Afro-Americans in inter-war Harlem, New York. Putting Harlem on the map.
Flickr, mobile phones and Google maps mash-up investigating NYC street art.
A soundmap of New York in the 1920s.