Jennifer Maravillas spent three years of working on a map made of collected trash from Brooklyn, now on display at BRIC Arts Center in Mapping Brooklyn.
In Santa Wolanczyk’s piece, Knitted Manhattan, she has knitted a 14 foot map of Manhattan, distorting the NYC borough to mirror the process of memory.
NYC Community Air Survey, part of PlaNYC, reports an overall drop in pollutants, with the cleanest air in 50 years. Still, moving to Staten Island could be a good idea.
Check out these maps included in the COA applications of organizations that want to fly drones over New York.
Map from WNYC shows the subway stations in NYC that have wireless and/or wifi. Commenters take the opportunity to bash the MTA.
The oldest map in the New York Public Library’s Digital Gallery is a Dutch map of New York City from the 17th century called The Manatus map, Castello Copy.
Bill Rankin tests the "donut" hypothesis, that a city will create concentric rings of wealth and poverty by mapping 25 metropolitan cities in the United States.
Amazingly, there are 3 locations for the Torah Animal World museum, which is a taxidermy museum claiming to display every animal mentioned in the Hebrew Bible
Jennifer Maravillas, an artist-cartographer is making a 10x10 foot map of Brooklyn entirely out of garbage she finds while walking the streets.
The map "The World Inside New York" from a MoMA exhibition uses phone and IP data to track connections between NYC neighborhoods and the rest of the world.