All the Buildings in New York

Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

While doing some Google Maps-related research for work a few weeks ago, I came across the site All the Buildings in New York, a project by Brooklyn-based Australian illustrator James Gulliver Hancock. For the project, Hancock has set out to draw all of New York’s buildings. A pretty impressive, not to mention admirable, feat! In addition to the staple landmarks, there are apartment buildings, offices, townhouses, and more (I recognize a couple from my neighborhood). How cool are the ones on wood? There’s even a map provided so you can see what buildings he’s already drawn.

75.5 Bedford Street

201 East 28th Street

If you like what you see, you can buy prints from his shop here. I think an original commission of a building would make such a thoughtful and nice gift.

All drawings by James Gulliver Hancock for All the Buildings in New York

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