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February 10, 2012 12:24:56 PM
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Kim Cadena

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Piscataway, NJ

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The 1811 Commissioner's Map of New York

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The Commissioner's Map *created* New York. It planned out the the street grid that exists above 14th Street and that defines the city to this day.

Can you imagine New York without its street grid? I didn't think so.

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