The age of every building in Brooklyn? Been there, done that. And yeah, it's awesome. So programmer Brandon Liu decided to seize upon even more public data and map the age of over 1 million buildings across the five boroughs, resulting in a colorful, easy-to-use, almost hypnotizing interactive map. Atlantic Cities spotted the cool tool, which colors older buildings hues of red and blue, while green and yellow reflect newer development. Search for patterns and atypical sore thumbs; zoom in and out at particular blocks or entire neighborhoods; scroll your cursor over a building to see the date it was constructed. Procrastinators and urban planning wonks, have at it.
· Five Boroughs: Building Age NYC [official]
· The Ages of 1 Million New York Buildings, Mapped in Explosive Color [Atlantic Cities]
· This Map Shows You the Age of Every Building in Brooklyn [Curbed]
· Cool Map Things archive [Curbed]