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A homage to ‘Manhattan’ by Redrawing Dublin. Written and produced by Paul Kearns and Motti Ruimy. Narrated by Derbhle Crotty.

(Thanks Motti)

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Scenes from the East Village last night after an explosion and fire on Second Avenue on Thursday, which injured at least 19 people,

After East Village Blast, a Familiar Sight: New Yorkers to the Rescue (New York Times)

uptown downtownHere & There: two prints of Manhattan (‘Uptown’ (top) from 3rd and 7th and ‘Downtown’ from 3rd and 35th) with the horizon ‘removed’ and the topography folded upwards, Inception-style (but pre-dating that movie’s city-bending scene by two years), by London design group BERG.

Part of MOMA‘s permanent collection since last year, they’re also available as limited edition 90 x 120cm prints.

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British artist Patrick Vale draws the view of the Manhattan skyline from the Empire State Building, entirely freehand.

Music: Moanin’ by Charles Mingus

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The Extend New York Project by Harold Cooper is a scrollable, zoomable map showing the world with the Manhattan street grid extended to cover it.

The street numbers are just plain ridiculous.

Try it out here.

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