About our Archival SF and NYC Photos

Old city - meet new interface

YOU can help!
Would you like to help these photos get the they deserve? Here's how:

  • Like a Photo - the most popular photo will show up on the map first!
  • Comment to show how a place has changed through the decades
  • Share oldnyc.streetography.com and oldsf.streetography.com using your preferred social network. Check out our similar project for Moscow!

Streetography is proud to be coordinating with Dan Vanderkam's meticulously curated archives of historic New York City and San Francisco photos. Without his hard work geocoding hundreds of photographs, this project would not be possible!

Photographs are pulled from San Francisco Public Library's Historical Photograph Collection and New York Public Library's Milstein Collection. SFPL and NYPL retain copyright to many of these photos (Terms and Conditions here) - Streetography does not retain copyright to any. For more information about the process of retrieving these photos, see oldSF.org and oldNYC.org

For any other questions or feedback, please email info@streetography.com