For those undertaking place-based research, the following guides may be beneficial:
"Maps & GIS." Architecture Research Guide. Tulane University Libraries. Last updated 11 February 2015.
"Regional Research." Architecture Research Guide. Tulane University Libraries. Last updated 11 February 2015.
Barrett, Brien & Genya Erling. "Learning to Do Historical Research: Sources/MAPS: Visualizing Place, Space, and Time." Last viewed 11 February 2015.
Cote, Paul. "Extending the GeoWeb: Georeferencing Site Photos." Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Last viewed 11 February 2015.
Image above: Esso Standard Oil Company. "Downtown New Orleans and the Vieux Carré (Old French Quarter)." Arkansas, Louisiana Mississippi, With Special Maps of New Orleans and South Central States. Convent Station, NJ: General Drafting Company, Inc., 1954. Private collection.