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1890 map of NYC

Map Symbols: Showing Multivariate Data with Texture

Map of New York City, Showing the Distribution of the Principal Nationalities by Sanitary Districts published in Harper’s Weekly (January 5, 1895, pp. 60–61) using 1890 U.S. Census data. This…

Remarkable map: a bird's-eye perspective view of New York City, was created by Will L. Taylor  ("chief draftsman"), and published by Galt & Hoy of New York in 1879.

A Stunningly Detailed Bird's-Eye View of NYC, 1879

JF Ptak Science Books Quick Post This remarkable map, a bird's-eye perspective view of New York City, was created by Will L. Taylor ("chief draftsman"), and published by Galt & Hoy of New York in 1879. There is a great...

RFID: City Grids

City Grids

New York City San Francisco Houston, Texas - 1942

Los Angeles, a typical western U.S. city, is defined by yellow-orange sodium vapor�lit streets in a grid

houston at night by Tombaatar, via Flickr

City Grids at Night - Page 5

Page 5- City Grids at Night Found City Photos

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The Great Renumbering: How Portland got its grid • Daily Journal of Commerce

Prior to 1931, though Portland's numbering was a counter-intuitive mess. Anyone who had to find an address or deliver a letter first had to navigate a Byzantine system of street and building numeration that was incomprehensible to anyone who didn’t live here. The problem was that the initial address system was conceived not for Portland, but for several smaller cities.

Melissa Tapper Goldman | GSAPPonline

Manhattan Night From 35000 feet high by Really Kim, via Flickr

City Grids at Night - Page 5

Page 5- City Grids at Night Found City Photos

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Urban Grids #3: Rare Views of the Distinct Edge

“At the meeting of the natural and the urban the world comes into existence, which is to say that there exists in real space—concrete and localizable–a convergence that creates a fundamental …

Portland UGB_grid_south

Urban Grids #3: Rare Views of the Distinct Edge

“At the meeting of the natural and the urban the world comes into existence, which is to say that there exists in real space—concrete and localizable–a convergence that creates a fundamental …