Thursday, June 30, 2011
Monday, June 27, 2011
Thanks, Chris Herrmann, for the story and the link.
Here's one of Dan's static cartoons, from an upcoming book on "How Things Work." Should be interesting!
Saturday, June 25, 2011
Rich Guy Map
Property prices per square foot in NYC
Value of Land, Manhattan
Race maps of NYC
NYC Ethnic Strongholds Map
Jewish New York: A History & Heritage Map from: http://www.newyorkology.com/archives/2007/11/finding_sarah_j_1.php
You can also find other maps in a similar vein for the East Village punk rock scene and earlier genres of music and art, (complete with little caricatures of the Ramones, Talking Heads, CBGBs, Jean-Michel Basquiat, etc.) as well as one for the Harlem Renaissance, the Queens Jazz Trail, and Lower Manhattan, at Ephemera Press http://www.ephemerapress.com/press.html
Legend of the NYC Principal Nationalities Map
A Map of Beerdom, 1885
NYC Tourism Map from New York State Tourism Brochure
NYC SitCom Map
One darned funny cartoonist!
NYC Superheroes Map
Oh, and it’s not all fun and games, movie stars, rock and rollers, and beautiful landmarks! We have our share of troubles, too: RATS! BED BUGS! FORECLOSURES! HURRICANES! Potential Terrorist Attacks!
NYC Rat Map (partial, showing Upper East Side of Manhattan, one of the more "posh" neighborhoods)
NYC Bedbug Map
This is the famous New Yorker magazine cover, by Steinberg, from 1976, showing a New Yorker’s view of the world. This cover has been parodied extensively over the years, and has spawned versions purporting to be the view of the world from Irkutsk, for instance.
the little faces are supposed to indicate anything about the areas they are in, like those maps that use Chernoff faces as symbols to depict socio-demographic characteristics.
"The Wonderfulness of Downtown," by Jane Hammond, highlights everyday moments and unnamed streets.
Artist Liz Hickok, a full-time assistant and several work-study students worked morning til late-evening for 10 days to build "Fugitive Topography: Jelly NYC, View From the Staten Island Ferry."