Submitted by greggles on
Yesterday we were killing time in Boulder and stumbled upon Art Source International on the web at http://www.rare-maps.com.
It's a relatively nice store, but even more amazing is their website which includes scans of all maps. If I owned a map/print store, this is exactly how it would work: Bricks and Mortar and online - both useful integrated stores.
Also, personally I'm interested in the series of George F. Cram maps of Denver which show the street maps as Denver formed including the streets around my house (supposedly built in 1894). It is currently on 3rd between Bannock and Cherokee, but it's clear that back then there was no such concept of streets in Denver and that manys treet names have changed.
Similarly, they have plenty of South America/Central America/Spanish maps that you can be sure we'll be looking to purchase in the next year or so.
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Interestingly, the maps I
Interestingly, the maps I looked at in the store don't have the Fun Streets listed on them.
According to some research by my friend and neighbor Dave Burrell in his work as a home detective for Historical Insights. The history of 281 South Pearl includes information on pages 5/6 about the "rationalization" of Denver's street names in 1903 which changed t hem from relatively random names to alphabetical systems of plants and American Indian Tribe names.