McGill University Libraries
McGill's Library of Architecture and Art, containing the bulk of the Urban Planning resources at McGill.
... Urban Planning Collection
... Electronic Resources for Urban Planning
... Catalogue of Supervised Research Projects
Walter Hitschfeld Geographic Information Centre
Houses McGill's Map Library. A primary focus of the library is Geographic Information Systems (GIS), a key component of the McGill School of Urban Planning.
For resources relating to the Montréal metropolitan region, see Montréal links.
Federal Government Ministries and Agencies
Government of Canada: general index site
Statistics Canada: Community Profile data
Natural Resources Canada: Topographic maps of Canada
CMHC - Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Canadian metropolitan areas
U.S. metropolitan areas
Miscellaneous U.S. Government Departments and Agencies
Beyond North America
Maps and airphotos
Atlas of Canada (Natural Resources Canada)
Geoscience Data Repository (Natural Resources Canada)
An online collection of Earth Sciences geoscience databases
Canadian Air Photo Collection - Waite Aerial Photography
An excellent resource for oblique air photos of major and mid-sized urban centres
David Rumsey Map Collection
Deutscher Stadtplandienst - City maps (in German)
Discovering Montreal (Ville de Montréal)
Online thematic maps and borough maps in PDF format
Measure areas using Google Maps
Green Map System
'A locally directed, globally connected public relations service for community sustainability'
The Interactive Nolli Map Website
Library of Congress online map library
Hi-res orthophoto and multi-layer digital map of the Island of Montreal
NTS Canada online map index
Ontario online maps and other resources (Ontario Ministry of the Environment)
Topographic maps of Canada (Natural Resources Canada)
Online image databases
Metropolitan Design Center Image Bank, University of Minnesota
An online imagebank of 17000+ images mainly of the built and natural landscapes of the Twin Cities metropolitan region in Minnesota, dating from the early 1990s through the present; includes both low-level oblique aerial photographs and eye-level images.
McCord Museum: Notman Photographic Archives
Over 1.2 million photographs including landscapes, well-known people, families, places, events, activities, providing a visual history of Montreal, Québec, and Canada from the 1840s to the present.
San Francisco Density / Urban Form Explorer
Online visual and empirical comparison of various neighbourhoods in the Bay Area.
Intriguing but wikipedia-like repository of data on US urban areas; content includes photos, facts, and business profiles all submitted by visitors. Use with great caution!