Timescapes

A Multimedia Portrait of New York
March 2005

On view permanently at the Museum of the City of New York, Timescapes is a film telling the history of New York City through maps.

This image is a false-color rendering of New York City and environs, suggesting the terrain and vegetation of the region before urbanization.


Click on any thumbnail to enlarge; use arrow keys to go backwards and forwards in the slideshow.