Mobile History Making

The WhatWasThere iPhone app is available from the iTunes App Store.

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Make History

Whether you have one or
two snapshots from a family album or a library of archived images, together we can build a history of the world.

Upload a Photo

Navigate Through Time

Enter a city, state or country to begin your tour.


The Latest

  • 1890 - Former Entrance to Hyde Park
  • 1890 - Gem Lake, Hyde Park Pavillion, ~1892
  • 1931 - MLK Blvd. (19th street) facing east,
  • 1993 - 183 @ Braker Lane, 1993
  • 1950 - I-35 @ 290 facing east, early 1950s
  • 1933 - Guadalupe and 38th street facing south
  • Shaare Zedek/Logan Square Congregation
  • Community Church

Put History in its place.

WhatWasThere ties historical photos to Google Maps, allowing you to tour familiar streets to see how they appeared in the past.