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Aesthetically Designed Maps: Development And Perception, Catherine Wang Mar 2014

Aesthetically Designed Maps: Development And Perception, Catherine Wang

Graphic Communication

This research explored the creative element of subway map creation in light of its effectiveness. Printed subway maps, used often for metropolitan cities and areas, are limited in physical dimension and scale, carrying minimal information. The New York, San Francisco Bay Area, Tokyo, Paris, London and Moscow subway maps highlight similar design and abstraction that fulfill the basic necessary elements for subway patrons. Over the years since the first metro map for each city was created, maps have become more simplified by removing physical land features and reference points to make way for expanding and new subway lines, stations, and ...


News - Georgia State University - Gsu Library Receives $210,000 Neh Grant, Christian J. Steinmetz Apr 2013

News - Georgia State University - Gsu Library Receives $210,000 Neh Grant, Christian J. Steinmetz

Georgia Library Quarterly

Georgia State University Library recently received a $210,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for “Planning Atlanta: A New City in the Making, 1930s – 1990s”, submitted by librarian Joe Hurley (Principal Investigator) and history professor Kate Wilson (co-PI).


Mapping Jews: Cartography And Topography In Rome's Ghetto, Samuel D. Gruber Dr. Dec 2012

Mapping Jews: Cartography And Topography In Rome's Ghetto, Samuel D. Gruber Dr.

Samuel D. Gruber, Ph.D.

This paper examines how the Ghetto of Rome was represented in the many view-plans and maps of Rome from the 16th through 18th centuries, and how this mapping both tells us much about the physical appearance of the Ghetto and also how it was perceived by others in particular and presented to others more generally.


Warren County Citizens For Managed Growth (Mss 355), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2011

Warren County Citizens For Managed Growth (Mss 355), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid for Manuscripts Collection 355. By-laws, minutes, newsletters, correspondence and other material related to WCCMG, an organization founded to deter development of the Kentucky Trimodal Transpark, located near the rural community of Oakland in Warren County, Kentucky. Also includes information about Oakland, Kentucky. A bibliography of newspaper articles about the Kentucky Trimodal Transpark is included. To access the bibliography click on "Additional File" below.


Ua1b3/6 Meeting Minutes, Wku Parking & Traffic Committee Nov 1995

Ua1b3/6 Meeting Minutes, Wku Parking & Traffic Committee

WKU Archives Records

WKU Parking & Traffic Committee meeting minutes and attachments.


Ua1b3/6 Meeting Minutes, Wku Parking & Traffic Committee Sep 1995

Ua1b3/6 Meeting Minutes, Wku Parking & Traffic Committee

WKU Archives Records

WKU Parking & Traffic Committee meeting minutes and attachments.


Ua1b3/6 Meeting Minutes, Wku Parking & Traffic Committee Apr 1994

Ua1b3/6 Meeting Minutes, Wku Parking & Traffic Committee

WKU Archives Records

WKU Parking & Traffic Committee meeting minutes and attachments.


Ua12/8 Traffic & Parking Program, Wku Police, Wilbur Smith & Associates Jan 1967

Ua12/8 Traffic & Parking Program, Wku Police, Wilbur Smith & Associates

WKU Archives Records

Chapters 4 thru 7 of a parking and traffic planning report by Wilbur Smith & Associates, includes data on enrollment, available parking spaces, maps and recommendations for future parking lots.

  • Chapter 4 - Future University Growth & Parking Considerations
  • Chapter 5 - Recommended Traffic & Parking Program
  • Chapter 6 - Economic Analysis of the Parking Program
  • Chapter 7 - Administrative & Policy Considerations


Ua3/3/1 Property Ownership Map, Wku President's Office, Scruggs & Hammond May 1963

Ua3/3/1 Property Ownership Map, Wku President's Office, Scruggs & Hammond

WKU Archives Records

Property Ownership Map, Jonesville Urban Renewal Project Kentucky R-31, Urban Renewal Commission, Bowling Green, KY, Scruggs & Hammond, Planning Consultants, Lexington, KY, R-222, May 20, 1963, 1 sheet, paper, 42 1/2 x 31, scale 3"=300', (5). Map of owners, square footage and acquisition area. Map is oriented to the southeast and bounded by L&N Railroad, Old Russellville Road, 16th Street and Sumpter Avenue.

  • Austin, Herschel
  • Austin, Mary
  • Bailey, Corinne
  • Bailey, Florence
  • Bailey, James
  • Bailey, Porter
  • Bailey, Virgil
  • Barnett, Mabel
  • Beeler, Fred
  • Beeler, Myra
  • Blakely, Sue
  • Blewett, Bettie
  • Blewett, Delia
  • Blewett, M.M.
  • Burton, Lucille
  • Burton, Thomas
  • Butts, Margie ...