I'm looking for a database that gives the length of frontage of an address or gives the information necessary to calculate this for New York City (NYC) or for another large US city.

So far I haven't been able to find anything like this.

Does anyone know of a data set that would include this information?


ESRI Shapefiles for New York City

MapPLUTO merges PLUTO tax lot data with tax lot features from the Department of Finance’s Digital Tax Map (DTM), clipped to the shoreline. It contains extensive land use and geographic data at the tax lot level in ESRI shape file format and dbase table format

*includes frontage see metadata http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcp/pdf/bytes/meta_mappluto.pdf?r=1

Bronx (22.7mb)
Brooklyn (55.2mb)
Queens (65.4mb)
Staten Island (29.9mb)


  • I knew it had to be out there. Thank you thank you thank you! – Sunnyside Feb 3 '15 at 3:46
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    The best way to thank someone is to mark the question as answered and upvote. – Vince Feb 3 '15 at 11:55

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