maps today are frequently referenced
to determine if the historical uses of the property indicate a potential for environmental
risk.Investors and developers have an interest in confirming
that their property is free from
environmental hazards and
contamination due to liability concerns.
Architects and planners use Sanborn maps to determine important structural information and history for renovation and reconstruction.The maps provide eyewitness diagrams about construction details of structures and neighborhoods.These maps are invaluable resources to private researchers, government and municipal agencies, and public utilities.