The interactive map combines an architectural inventory and a social history of Powelton Village. The information page for each property offers census data and biographies with links to sources, previous and subsequent addresses of the occupants, and neighboring houses.
The map draws on the following information:
- The U. S. censuses of 1860-1940
- The 1984 architectural survey of Powelton Village
- A wide variety of biographical and historical sources, including city directories, maps, membership lists, and Boyd’s Blue Books