Armed with hundreds of blank maps she had painstakingly printed by hand, Becky Cooper walked Manhattan from end to end.
Along her journey she asked New Yorkers—notable and otherwise—to “map their Manhattan” and to mail the personalized maps back to her. Becky is joined by Adam Gopnik and some of the other notable New Yorkers who contributed maps to her project for a conversation on their New York.
Becky Cooper, an award-winning writer and cartographer, is the creator of mapyourmemories.com and the author of Mapping Manhattan.
New Yorker staff writer Adam Gopnik is a three-time National Magazine Award-winner and the author of several national bestsellers, including Paris to the Moon.
New Yorker staff writer Patricia Marx has lived in Manhattan for twenty-two years and is still annoyed with Broadway for running on a diagonal.
Brian Hughes is the director of protective services at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. He has also worked at the American Museum of Natural History, served in the US Army, and was a lieutenant with the New York Police Department for more than twenty years. He responded to the call on September 11, 2001 and worked on recovery at the site until June 2002.
After walking more than 3,000 miles across the United States in 2010, Matt Green, a former civil engineer, set his sights on a three-year, 8,000-mile quest to walk every block in New York City.
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