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Elephant-Shaped Buildings and Other Curiosities: NYPL's Map Librarian Talks…

By Matt Knutzen, Geospatial Librarian - The New York Public Library One hundred years ago, a building-sized elephant stood across the street from the Coney Island Cyclone. The "elephant bazaar," which once occupied the area on the North si...
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Did you know that 100 years ago there used to be a building-sized elephant on Coney Island across the street from the Cyclone? Or, that using our #MapWarper you can georectify (digitally align) historical maps in NYPL's collection to match modern maps? Learn more: maps.nypl.org/... #TeachNYPL

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