Five Boroughs: Building Age NYC

12 Sep 2013

1,053,713 buildings in New York City, shaded by year of construction.

To make your own map like this - see how to use NYC building footprint data and then how to work with the PLUTO dataset..

Update: For a nice writeup, check out The Atlantic Cities: The Ages of 1 Million New York Buildings, Mapped in Explosive Color, which addresses the accuracy issues in this dataset.

Update 2: Brooklyn 11211 has a very well-researched writeup on erroneous building ages in PLUTO.

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