1730

The Bradford Map
1735. Depicts 1730. Reprinted in The Bradford Map by William Loring Andrews, 1893.

A very important early map based on a survey by James Lynne.

1754

The Maerschalk Map
Maerschalck, Francis, City Surveyor. Published by George Duyckinck. 1755. Depicts 1754. Digital version from the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division.

Printed partly from the same plate as the Bradford Map, above, the Maerschalck map shows the city's extension into the King's Farm and Bayard farm.

1760

Bowery Lane
176-?. Digital version from the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division

Shows The Bowery and parts of Chatham Street (now Park Row) and Great Queen Street (now Pearl Street). Locations of Delancey and Bayard farms, other features.

1766

Plan de New-York et des environs
Montrésor, John. Depicts 1766. Published 1777. Digital version from the NYPL Digital Gallery

A military map prepared during the Stamp Act Riots.

1767

Plan of the city of New York in North America
Ratzer, Bernard. Surveyed 1766 and 1767. Published 1776. Digital version from the NYPL Digital Gallery

One of the most accurate early maps of the city. A full-size download is available at the Library of Congress.

1776

The provinces of New York and New Jersey
Major Samuel Holland. 1776. Digital version from the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division

A regional map that includes an inset map of the city.

1789

Plan of the city of New York
McComb, John. 1789. Digital version from the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division

A Federal-period map made before many British street names were changed.

1797

The Taylor-Roberts Map
Taylor, B. and Roberts, J., Bernard. 1797. Depicts 1796. Reprinted in Iconography of Manhattan by I.N. Phelps Stokes

Another highly-accurate plan that maps many of the city's streets beyond the Collect Pond for the first time.

1799

The Mangin-Goerck Plan
Mangin, Joseph and Goerck, Casimir. Depicts 1799. Published 1803. Digital version from the NYPL Digital Gallery

A proposed street plan that was not adopted by the City.