Tag: Grid

weekend diversion / Manhattan maps … we got 200+ years of maps

slicing and dicing a sliver of an islandThere has been a lot in the blogosphere to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Manhattan street grid, but this compilation from the Wall Street Journal’s New York blog on March 22 is

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Manhattan as sublime +/or a stockyard / the Quote Of The Day

so much to read, so little timeToday’s QOTD comes from Lapham’s Quarterly / a magazine of history and ideas (h/t Andrew Sullivan), into which I have barely dipped a toe. His October 3 Preamble includes this insight (one small part

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