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This guide highlights select resources that will help you get started with research about architecture.

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Maps and Aerial Photographs

Google Earth: zoom in from "space" to an address, a landmark (including architectural works), or any point on the globe specified by latitude/longitude coordinates. Users can superimpose layers such as "3D buildings." Requires free download to access historical images.

Microsoft Research Maps: provides access to U.S. Geological Survey digital aerial photographs and digital topographic maps.

University of Texas at Austin Perry Castañeda Library Map Collection: index to a wide variety of online map resources including historical views of American cities. 

See also: Maps and Atlases in the Cal Poly Pomona Library guide

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