I wrote the first half of this post on the eve of the 2013 Boston Marathon but never published it. Here’s an updated version…
Last week, the New York Public Library released twenty thousand maps from its extensive collection. Take a look at five that unearth New York City’s past: http://nyr.kr/1oKjBDd
Above: Pocket edition of “The Merchant’s and Shipper’s Guide Map to the Port of New York,” by S. D. L. Taunton (1879).
I spent yesterday in Brooklyn and Soho. Mostly in meetings but was able to get a make a few photographs along the way.
The most beautiful.