NYS ITS GIS Program Office
Geographic Information Systems Clearinghouse
New York City Direct Download (2012)
For dial-up connections: use the "Link to Download Page" listed for each geographic area. These ftp directories contain orthoimagery tiles and their associated ESRI and MapInfo files. The files can be individually downloaded, or you can use a download software program to retrieve all or a selection of the files in the directory.
For High Speed Access: download the zip file which contains all the orthoimagery tiles and their associated ESRI and MapInfo files for a geographic area. Please be advised that the zip files are extremely large files. Only users with High Speed Access connections should attempt to download the zip files.
For more general information on downloading orthoimagery, and links to "free" download and viewing software, visit the Frequently Asked Questions & General Help Page.