Topographic Typography

by Chris Bodenner

British researcher Rachel Young, while recovering from a car accident, compiled an alphabet of New York locations using Google Maps. Flavorwire reviews:

The ‘B’ and the ‘N’ are pretty hard to read, meaning that roads probably don’t make the best letters. That ‘A’ though, is a thing of beauty. This will definitely be our go-to when the occasion calls for a special atlas-themed ransom note.