Wednesday, August 23

density: the map

Citywide Population Density

The previous post got me thinking about density. This map color codes population density (purple=high yellow=low) and overlays open space and subway lines. Kind of amazing how NO ONE lives around the Newtown Creek, isn't it? (Newtown Creek is the boundary between Brooklyn and Queens.)

2 comments:

Allen Strouse said...

and thank goodness no one does, too. it's got some of the most toxic soil in the country.

Anonymous said...

Allens right. It's sad too, as the value of the land could've been extrememly high. Also the residents of Greenpoint Brooklyn have to deal with the toxic soil