Vignelli Transit Maps Book

Vignelli Transit Maps Book

Item # 35081
  • $39.99


Vignelli Transit Maps describes the history of the New York subway maps and follows this cityÕs transportation growth from separate, independent lines to one large system. Peter Lloyd uncovers the history of the Vignelli map that includes the legacy of the people who created and promoted this New York iconÑas well as those who hastened its demise. The book includes a first glimpse at original, early development sketches of the famed map and of its recent successors.

Table of ContentsForeword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1 Transit Mapping and Modernism
2 Washington: The Lost Transit Map
3 New York: Mapping the Labyrinth
4 New York: Birth of the Subway Map
5 New York: Life and Death of the Subway Map
6 Influence of the Vignelli Subway Map
7 New York: Rebirth of the Subway Map
Biography of Massimo Vignelli
Bibliography
New York Subway Map Timeline
Index
Binding: Softcover
Pages: 128
Size: 9 x 12 in.

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