Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Researching Genealogy & Local History in the Bronx's "Little Italy": Historical Maps

Atlas of the borough of the Bronx, city of New York : based upon official plans and maps on file in the various city offices; 1901.
(Source: Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Double Page Plate No. 19, Part of Ward 24, Section 11. [Bounded by Webster Avenue, E. 184th Street, Belmont Place, Quarry Road, Lafontaine Avenue and E. 179th Street.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901.)

Recommended Map Sources

The best sources for viewing old maps of the Bronx (specifically in the Morris Park and Belmont neighborhoods) are those produced by local, state, and federal government and fire insurance companies. Below are some resources that may be useful in researching this area.