University Libraries

World City Maps and Plans

While this list is not exhaustive, its goal is to highlight online collections of city maps that we have come across while answering questions for our patrons.

CARTO-BIBLIOGRAPHIES OF CITY MAPS FROM THE BORCHERT MAP LIBRARY

Online Maps

HISTORIC CITY MAPS FROM THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM
Maps dated between 1486 and 1800 for cities around the world -- mostly from Braun and Hogenberg's Civitates Orbis Terrarum

CITY MAPS ONLINE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
Maps of Chicago back to the 1860s, maps of Paris in the 1800s, Late 19th- and early 20th-century maps of Asian and Latin American cities and more

ARMY MAP SERVICE CITY PLANS FROM THE PERRY-CASTAÑEDA LIBRARY MAP COLLECTION
Many cities available JPG format, published between the 1940s and 1960s -- also check out the Google Earth index (scroll to the bottom of the page to download the kml file) to see all the maps available from this set

WORLD CITY MAPS FROM THE PERRY-CASTAÑEDA LIBRARY MAP COLLECTION
Maps produced by U.S. Government agencies between 1977 and 1999

LIST OF CITY MAP SITES FROM THE PERRY-CASTAÑEDA LIBRARY MAP COLLECTION
List of links to city maps from around the world