As posted on MasterStreetPlan.com, I developed these diagrams for a project I am working on at Historical Concepts to help illustrate how Savannah grew over time. A period of urban development measured in hundreds of years can be glimpsed in just a few 3-second frames.
References used include:
- Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
- The Library of Congress archives
- The University of Georgia’s Rare Map Collection
- The Making of Urban America by John Reps
- Design of Cities by Edmund Bacon
Click on the animations below to view the larger files.