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Manhattan neighborhood map

For a while now, I’ve been looking for a comprehensive NYC neighborhood map. There are several really basic ones online, but none that really gets to the heart of what’s what and what’s not anything and what’s in the gray. It’s understood that not every street corner can be easily compartmentalized into a single territory, [...]

Nostalgia Trains

The MTA is trotting out these 1930s era trains for you to ride. The R1-9 model cars will be running on the M line from Queens Plaza to 2nd Ave every Sunday until December 26. Departures from 2nd Ave on those days will be at 10:01 AM, 11:31 AM, 1:01 PM, 2:30 PM, and 4:01 [...]

A Really Greater New York

A fantastic article at Strange Maps on Dr. Kennard Thomson’s proposed plan for “A Really Greater New York.” In 1916, Dr. Thomson published his not-as-crazy-as-it-sounds concept in Popular Science. The Dutch had already been (re)claiming land in the North Sea, and the idea that humans and their newfound 20th-Century industrial machinery could lift solid sod [...]

Maps? I love maps!

If you know me (or are really capable and stealthy at reconnaissance), you know I love maps, and especially transit maps. I love the MTA Subway map for NYC. So I was interested in learning that there’s a such thing as Kickmap. Kickmap has its own, independent take on the NYC MTA Subway maps. And [...]




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