Antique maps NYC
Antique NYC maps. Antique maps NYC (New York - USA) to print. Antique maps NYC (New York - USA) to download. Other, less specific, estimates ranged from prominent NYC journalist and publisher Hugh Gaine one sixth of antique NYC to the one-third also mentioned in the Loyalist letter as its shown in antique maps NYC. A second “great” fire in NYC— though not nearly as great as the first one — destroyed another 54 houses and “several” — meaning at least three — warehouses on the night of August 3, 1778.
Antique NYC losses to the fires of 1776 and 1778 were great enough to need no exaggeration, but they were also too consequential to pass by without pausing to pay our respects as its mentioned in antique maps NYC. Still vividly present in living memory for many early 19th century New Yorkers, the fires of 1776 and 1778 cast a long shadow on antique NYC that would be built on the island of Manhattan: the street plan of 1811 that New Yorkers have been living with, happily or not, for over two hundred years was — among other things — a plan for a wooden city.
Based on a one to five ratio and the reduced figure of 3,500 dwelling houses derived from Gaine estimate, the total number of antique NYC buildings of all kinds, both residential and non-residential, standing in the city prior to 1776 fire would have been about 4,200 — that this figure agrees with Gaine unmodified estimate is purely coincidental as you can see in antique maps NYC— which would in turn imply that no more than about 3,650 were left standing after losing 550 or so to the 1776 and 1778 fires; the precision is of course spurious: an artifact of any such calculation. The antique NYC fires of 1776 and 1778 would then account for most if not all of the losses incurred during the occupation.