Mapping Chicagoland Collection

Map of Chicago, showing growth of the city by annexation.

The Mapping Chicagoland Collection is a digital collection that draws together cartographic works of Chicago from 1812 through 1940 from the University of Chicago Library, the Newberry Library, and the Chicago History Museum. The wide range of topics represented on the maps include land use, urban planning, transportation, utilities, annexations, wards, industries, topography, cemeteries, world’s fairs, and population. The collection includes a mix of maps and atlas pages totaling over 4,000 maps that are enriched with geospatial data.

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