Detailed Illustrated Map from the 1950s Shows Over 300 "Wonders of New York"

While this map is named “Wonders of New York”, it is really an illustrated map of over 300 interesting attractions in Manhattan from the 1950s. The map was designed and illustrated by graphic artist and sailing enthusiast Nils Hansell.

A pictorial map, surrounded by a decorative border and key to 301 locations. Shows Manhattan as far north as the Museum of the City of New York at 5th Avenue and 103d Street; owners of piers are identified by name and flag. Includes inset: The Subway system. Hansen was a graphic artist and sailing enthusiast who worked for some years at IBM.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

Founder, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief

Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their three dogs. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time working from a treadmill desk at home.

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