Mapping Manhattan

Mapping Manhattan

A Love (and Sometimes Hate) Story in Maps by 75 New Yorkers

Book - 2013
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Map your memories is an ongoing collaborative art project that asks people to fill in blank maps of a city with what makes the place special to them. Becky Cooper created the project in 2007 with outlines of Manhattan and has since expanded it to Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Portland, Maine. It has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and Time Out New York and in gallery shows in New York and Boston. Maps continue to be posted on www.mapyourmemories.com.
Publisher: New York : Abrams Image, 2013.
Branch Call Number: 974.71 COO
Characteristics: 118 pages :,illustrations (some colour), colour maps ;,27 cm.

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