is an online database of historic photographs and maps from the Philadelphia City Archives and four additional area institutions. A project of the City of Philadelphia Department of Records, the database contains images dating back to the 1850s and can be searched by geographic criteria such as address, intersection, place name, and neighborhood as well as keyword, date, collection, topics, and other criteria. Images and maps are associated with a location using the database's geocoding feature. Users can create a free account to save images, bookmark searches, and submit error reports.

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    Atlas (17)

    For any Philadelphia address you search, use Atlas to find the history of permits, licenses, inspections, property values, zoning, document archives, crimes, 311 services...
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Last Updated November 28, 2016, 07:05 (UTC)
Created December 8, 2014, 22:11 (UTC)
Area of Interest City of Philadelphia
Department Records Department
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OpenDataPhilly Rating 10
Time Period 1850 - present
Usage Public Use; Free


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