Browsing All posts tagged under »New York«

Top Ten Blog Posts of 2012

January 2, 2013


Make sure you didn’t miss anything! Take a look with MarketMAPS at the top ten blog posts of the past year. Versailles, the would-be biggest house in America 100 Places You Need to Visit: Prague, Czech Republic Swim the Clearest Waters on Earth “The Man Who Lived On His Bike” – The Perfect Branding Tool Mapping the Lewis and […]

New Census Tool Helps New Yorkers View Demographic Changes

August 16, 2012


 New York’s Department of City Planning has made important Census information available on its website for years (although not in a very user-friendly format).  However, a new update to the website will allow New Yorkers to easily search for and view the Big Apple’s demographic information.  MarketMAPS takes a look at the new Census FactFinder website tool […]

The Great Outdoors: New Maps Let People Explore Western NY

August 1, 2012


MarketMAPS’s large selection of city, county, and state maps display points of interest and popular places to visit.  They are great tools for answering that age old question: what is there to do in my area?  A map published by GROW Western New York also attempts to answer this question, hoping it will help people find new […]

Ancient Atlas Returned to Sweden

July 6, 2012


Maps carry with them a great amount of history.  Ancient maps allow us to see how cartography, geography, and our views of the world have changed over the last few hundred years.  A 1597 atlas of the ‘New World’ was recently returned to its home in Sweden after a tumultuous ordeal.  MarketMAPS looks at the […]

New York’s Parks Go Underground

February 29, 2012


A group of New Yorkers are looking to add to diversity to New York’s long list of famous parks.  Inspired by the transformation of an abandoned railway on the west side of Manhattan into the High Line urban park, they are hoping to do something similar on the Lower East Side — only this time, underground.  […]

New Yorker Creates Guitars out of the “Bones of the City”

February 24, 2012


In New York’s West Village, a developer is transforming the iconic Chelsea Hotel.  But one man isn’t going to let the building’s historic materials go to waste.  Rick Kelly, owner of Carmine Street Guitars, builds instruments from what he calls “the bones of old New York City” — white pine boards salvaged from some of […]

Soaring Over NYC- Chronicle’s High Flying Hoax

February 1, 2012


Superman’s got nothing on this Remember the ads for “Superman: The Movie”? Posters flagged the streets with a prediction that rang “You’ll believe a man can fly.” Well the marketing approach that the promotional team for Chronicle used in preparation for the movies upcoming release puts it to shame. Last Friday people all over New […]