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[Map Places] The Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, New York Public Library (55 photos)

On my trip to New York City in September, I decided I wanted to see if there were any “mappy” things around town. I did a quick Google search and stumbled across this room at the New York Public Library. It was an added bonus that I had never been to this library before on […]

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Maps at the Speakeasy of Libraries – Prelinger Library, San Francisco, USA

A few weeks ago, I visited the Prelinger Library after my friend sent me this article from Wired’s MapLab: Rarely Seen Maps From San Francisco’s Quirkiest Hidden Library. What a treat! It was like a speakeasy, but in library form because I found the code on their website and when we approached the building I […]