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The Grid at 200: Lines That Shaped Manhattan

The Grid at 200: Lines That Shaped Manhattan | Geography Education |
As “The Greatest Grid: The Master Plan of Manhattan, 1811-2011” at the Museum of the City of New York demonstrates, an 1811 map turned an island into a city that works and walks.


This piece on the urban historical geography of New York City includes the city planning aspects that went into developing the city grid.  What makes this article stand out is that it is infused with references to historical urbanist thought as well as the practical city planning aspects of the grid in America's most important city.  The 'interactive map' and 'slideshow' are worth perusing.  

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