A feminist city of sorts?

What if the New York City subway map paid homage to some of the city’s great women? Cartography by Molly Roy, from “Nonstop Metropolis,” by Rebecca Solnit and Joshua Jelly-Schapiro. Subway Route Symbols ® Metropolitan Transportation Authority

In Saturday’s make-up session, we addressed the topic of gender and smart cities.  I was reminded of this New Yorker article by Rebecca Solnit, a celebrated writer, historian and activist who envisions a renamed feminist city. Here, she reflects the remarkable history of charismatic women who have shaped the city of New York through a redesigned subway map (shown above). Happy reading…

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