In the 1960s, New York City commuters were prodded into respectful behavior by subway posters featuring a black-and-white tuxedo cat.
Inside New York’s Most Beautiful Subway Station, Abandoned Since 1945
The most beautiful subway station in New York City is locked, inaccessible since the last passengers stepped off its platform on December 31, 1945.
In Transit: Willem van Genk’s Cardboard Trolleys
The first United States exhibition of Dutch artist Willem van Genk’s work at the American Folk Art Museum offers a comic counterpoint to the recent Futurist show at the Guggenheim.
New York City Subway Maps Across Time
Municipal signage and schematics, as design firm Pentagram’s recent work on New York’s beach and parking signage attests, can play a significant role in (re)defining the character of urban space.