A gigantic map of all the cool plaques in the world. A project of 99% Invisible.

Stephan Weiss, Apple

STEPHAN WEISS 1938-2001 APPLE 2000/01   DEDICATED BY THE ARTIST TO THE CITY OF NEW YORK AND TO THE NEIGHBORS AND NEIGHBORHOOD OF THE FAR WEST VILLAGE THAT FILLED HIS HEART.   STEPHAN WEISS STUDIO   ...

STEPHAN WEISS 1938-2001 APPLE 2000/01   DEDICATED BY THE ARTIST TO THE CITY OF NEW YORK AND TO THE NEIGHBORS AND NEIGHBORHOOD OF THE FAR WEST VILLAGE THAT FILLED HIS HEART.   STEPHAN WEISS ...

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • hudson river pa...
  • west village
  • stephan weiss
  • art
  • sculpture
  • 1938
  • 2001

In memory of Ann- Laure Decadt

In memory of   Ann-Laure Decadt20 July 1986-31 October 2017 Belgian victim of the Hudson River bike path Terror Attack Sunny, yesterday my life was filled with rain Sunny, you smiled at me and really ...

In memory of   Ann-Laure Decadt20 July 1986-31 October 2017 Belgian victim of the Hudson River bike path Terror Attack Sunny, yesterday my life was filled with rain Sunny, you smiled at me and really ...

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • hudson river pa...
  • hudson river
  • 1986
  • 2017

Honey Locust

HONEY LOCUST   IN LOVING MEMORY OF JASON S. PHILIP   Hudson River ParkSubmitted by @lampbane

HONEY LOCUST   IN LOVING MEMORY OF JASON S. PHILIP Hudson River ParkSubmitted by @lampbane

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • hudson river pa...
  • jason philip
  • plant
  • flower

Vieux Carré / Jackson Square

VIEUX CARRE   HAS BEEN DESIGNATED A REGISTERED NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK   UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE HISTORIC SITES ACT OF AUGUST 21, 1935 THIS SITE POSSESSES EXCEPTIONAL VALUE IN COMMEMORATING OR ...

VIEUX CARRE   HAS BEEN DESIGNATED A REGISTERED NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK   UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE HISTORIC SITES ACT OF AUGUST 21, 1935 THIS SITE POSSESSES EXCEPTIONAL VALUE IN COMMEMORATING OR ...

  • louisiana
  • new orleans
  • vieux carre
  • jackson square
  • 1935
  • 1970
  • 1963

Hudson River Park - Pier 26

Funding for Hudson River Park's Pier 26 construction was made possible through the generosity of:   LMDCLower Manhattan Development Corporation   DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT   citi   ...

Funding for Hudson River Park's Pier 26 construction was made possible through the generosity of:   LMDCLower Manhattan Development Corporation   DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT   citi   ...

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • hudson river
  • hudson river pa...
  • pier 26
  • nyc parks
  • hud

Windsor Terrace Branch Library

THE CITY OF NEW YORK JOHN V. LINDSAYMAYOR MARIO A. PROCCACINO COMPTROLLER FRANCIS X. SMITHPRESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL ABRAHAM B. STARK PRESIDENT, BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN WINDSOR TERRACE BRANCH LIBRARY ...

THE CITY OF NEW YORK JOHN V. LINDSAYMAYOR MARIO A. PROCCACINO COMPTROLLER FRANCIS X. SMITHPRESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL ABRAHAM B. STARK PRESIDENT, BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN WINDSOR TERRACE BRANCH ...

  • new york
  • brooklyn
  • windsor terrace
  • library
  • john lindsay
  • mario proccacin...
  • francis smith
  • abraham stark
  • 1969

Chuck Close, Pozsi

Chuck Close   Pozsi   2017   Ceramic   Fabricated by Mosaika Art & Design   Commissioned by MTA Arts & Design   #mtaartsSubmitted by @lampbane

Chuck Close   Pozsi   2017   Ceramic   Fabricated by Mosaika Art & Design   Commissioned by MTA Arts & Design   #mtaartsSubmitted by @lampbane

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • chuck close
  • mta
  • subway
  • art
  • mosaic
  • 2017

Chuck Close, Phil

Chuck Close   Phil   2017   Hand-glazed porcelain and stoneware tile   Fabricated by Magnolia Editions   Commissioned by MTA Arts & Design   #mtaartsSubmitted by @lampbane

Chuck Close   Phil   2017   Hand-glazed porcelain and stoneware tile   Fabricated by Magnolia Editions   Commissioned by MTA Arts & Design #mtaartsSubmitted by @lampbane

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • yorkville
  • subway
  • mta
  • art
  • chuck close
  • 2017

Chuck Close, Cindy

Chuck Close   Cindy   2017   Hand-glazed ceramic   Fabricated by Mosaika Art & Design   Commissioned by MTA Arts & Design #mtaartsSubmitted by @lampbane

Chuck Close   Cindy   2017   Hand-glazed ceramic Fabricated by Mosaika Art & Design   Commissioned by MTA Arts & Design #mtaartsSubmitted by @lampbane

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • chuck close
  • mta
  • subway
  • art
  • mosaic
  • 2017

The Petersfield

THE PETERSFIELD   THIS BUILDING IS NAMED AFTER AND LOCATED ON THE SITE OF THE PETERSFIELD FARM, THE ORIGINAL HOMESTEAD OF PETER STUYVESANT, THE LAST DUTCH GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK.   THE ORIGINAL ...

THE PETERSFIELD   THIS BUILDING IS NAMED AFTER AND LOCATED ON THE SITE OF THE PETERSFIELD FARM, THE ORIGINAL HOMESTEAD OF PETER STUYVESANT, THE LAST DUTCH GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK.   THE ...

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • east village
  • union square
  • peter stuyvesan...
  • 1906
  • 1987
  • 2014

International Tailoring Company Building

INTERNATIONAL TAILORING COMPANY BUILDING   CONSTRUCTED IN 1920, THIS WAS THE NEW YORK HEADQUARTERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL TAILORING COMPANY AND ITS SUBSIDIARY, J.L. TAYLOR & COMPANY. IT WAS ONE OF THE ...

INTERNATIONAL TAILORING COMPANY BUILDING CONSTRUCTED IN 1920, THIS WAS THE NEW YORK HEADQUARTERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL TAILORING COMPANY AND ITS SUBSIDIARY, J.L. TAYLOR & COMPANY. IT WAS ONE OF THE ...

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • east village
  • union square
  • herman melville
  • 1847
  • 1850
  • 1920
  • 1980

Birthplace Danny Barker

BIRTHPLACE DANNY BARKER January 13, 1909 African-American Creole guitar and banjo player, songwriter, composer, singer, author, historian, teacher, storyteller, humorist, actor and painter. Jazz Hall ...

BIRTHPLACE DANNY BARKER January 13, 1909 African- American Creole guitar and banjo player, songwriter, composer, singer, author, historian, teacher, storyteller, humorist, actor and painter. Jazz ...

  • louisiana
  • new orleans
  • danny barker
  • 1909

Fiona Connor

Fiona Connor   Each spring all the windows of the third floor apartment will be cleaned.   Commissioned by SculptureCenter in 2019. With the support of Valeria Napoleone (VNXXSC). Thanks to Plaxall, ...

Fiona Connor   Each spring all the windows of the third floor apartment will be cleaned. Commissioned by SculptureCenter in 2019. With the support of Valeria Napoleone (VNXXSC). Thanks to Plaxall, ...

  • new york
  • queens
  • long island cit...
  • 2019

Frank J. McManus

A COMMUNITY REMEMBERS   FRANK J. MCMANUS PFC US ARMY   DIED IN ACTION DAU TIENG VIETNAM   MAY 7, 1948 SEPTEMBER 17, 1968Submitted by @lampbane

A COMMUNITY REMEMBERS   FRANK J. MCMANUS PFC US ARMY   DIED IN ACTION DAU TIENG VIETNAM   MAY 7, 1948 SEPTEMBER 17, 1968Submitted by @lampbane

  • new york
  • queens
  • elmhurst
  • frank mcmanus
  • vietnam
  • 1948
  • 1968

Buhre Avenue Station

MTA New York City Transit Buhre Avenue Station   OPENED 1920   REHABILITATED 2014   ANDREW M. CUOMO GOVERNOR, STATE OF NEW YORK   BILL DE BLASIO MAYOR, CITY OF NEW YORK   THOMAS F. PRENDERGAST ...

MTA New York City Transit Buhre Avenue Station OPENED 1920   REHABILITATED 2014   ANDREW M. CUOMO GOVERNOR, STATE OF NEW YORK   BILL DE BLASIO MAYOR, CITY OF NEW YORK   THOMAS F. PRENDERGAST CHAIRMAN ...

  • new york
  • the bronx
  • buhre avenue
  • mta
  • subway
  • 1920
  • 2014
  • andrew cuomo
  • bill de blasio
  • thomas prenderg...

William Low, A Day in Parkchester

William Low   A Day in Parkchester   2011   Faceted Glass   Fabricated by Erskin Mitchell Stained Glass   Commissioned by MTA Arts for Transit and MTA New York City TransitSubmitted by @lampbane

William Low   A Day in Parkchester   2011 Faceted Glass   Fabricated by Erskin Mitchell Stained Glass   Commissioned by MTA Arts for Transit and MTA New York City TransitSubmitted by @lampbane

  • new york
  • bronx
  • the bronx
  • william low
  • 2011
  • art
  • parkchester
  • mta
  • subway

These Bells Are Dedicated to St. Joseph

THESE BELLS ARE DEDICATED TO ST. JOSEPH   PATRON OF OUR CHURCH AND GUARDIAN OF THE HOLY FAMILYRT. REV. OTTAVIO SILVESTRI PASTOR   FEAST OF ST. JOSEPH MARCH 19, 1949Submitted by @lampbane

THESE BELLS ARE DEDICATED TO ST. JOSEPH   PATRON OF OUR CHURCH AND GUARDIAN OF THE HOLY FAMILYRT. REV. OTTAVIO SILVESTRI PASTOR   FEAST OF ST. JOSEPH MARCH 19, 1949Submitted by @lampbane

  • new york
  • brooklyn
  • bushwick
  • church
  • st. joseph
  • 1949

John Ambrose Statue

JOHN AMBROSE STATUE THE BATTERY   This monument honors engineer John Wolfe Ambrose (1838-1899) whose vision and persistence resulted in the deep sea channel to New York Harbor, which improved the ...

JOHN AMBROSE STATUE THE BATTERY   This monument honors engineer John Wolfe Ambrose (1838-1899) whose vision and persistence resulted in the deep sea channel to New York Harbor, which improved ...

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • battery park
  • battery
  • john ambrose
  • 1838
  • 1899
  • harbor
  • andrew o'connor...
  • aymar embury ii
  • fiorello laguar...
  • 1936
  • 1990
  • 2017
  • 2018

FDNY Engine 323

JAMES J. WALKER MAYOR   JOHN J. DORMAN FIRE COMMISSIONER   JOSEPH M. HANNON EDWARD J. KENNY DEPUTY FIRE COMMISSIONERS   JOHN J. McELLIGOTT CHIEF OF DEPARTMENT   JOHN DAVIN DEPUTY CHIEF, BROOKLYN & ...

JAMES J. WALKER MAYOR   JOHN J. DORMAN FIRE COMMISSIONER   JOSEPH M. HANNON EDWARD J. KENNY DEPUTY FIRE COMMISSIONERS   JOHN J. McELLIGOTT CHIEF OF DEPARTMENT   JOHN DAVIN DEPUTY CHIEF, BROOKLYN & ...

  • new york
  • brooklyn
  • bergen beach
  • fdny
  • 1932

The Medway Plan

"The Medway Plan"   USS Charleston Bounty This plaque recognizes the spirit of generosity displayed by the citizens of Charleston, SC for the liberated peoples of Europe in the years immediately ...

  • south carolina
  • charleston
  • world war ii
  • 1948
  • france
  • flers

US Custom House, Charleston, South Carolina

ENTERED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES OCTOBER 9, 1974   U. S. CUSTOM HOUSE CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA AMMI BURNHAM YOUNG E. B. WHITE ARCHITECTS   1853 THIS PROPERTY SIGNIFICANTLY ...

ENTERED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES OCTOBER 9, 1974   U. S. CUSTOM HOUSE CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA AMMI BURNHAM YOUNG E. B. WHITE ARCHITECTS   1853 THIS PROPERTY SIGNIFICANTLY ...

  • south carolina
  • charleston
  • custom house
  • e.b. white
  • ammi burnham yo...
  • 1853
  • 1976
  • gerald ford
  • jack eckerd

The Site of Craven Bastion

THE SITE OF CRAVEN BASTION   THE PLAN OF   CHARLES TOWN   PREPARED BY EDWARD CRISP ABOUT 1704, GIVES THE   LOCATION OF THE SEVERAL BASTIONS  ____   DESIGNATED AN HISTORIC CUSTOM HOUSE US COMMISSIONER ...

THE SITE OF CRAVEN BASTION   THE PLAN OF   CHARLES TOWN   PREPARED BY EDWARD CRISP ABOUT 1704, GIVES THE   LOCATION OF THE SEVERAL BASTIONS  ____ DESIGNATED AN HISTORIC CUSTOM HOUSE US COMMISSIONER ...

  • south carolina
  • charleston
  • edward crisp
  • 1704
  • 1922

The Site of Carteret Bastion

THE SITE OF   CARTERET BASTION   THE PLAN OF   CHARLES TOWN   PREPARED BY EDWARD CRISP ABOUT 1704, GIVES THE LOCATION OF THE SEVERAL BASTIONS     PLACED BY THE CITY OF CHARLESTON   JULY 1940Submitted ...

THE SITE OF   CARTERET BASTION   THE PLAN OF CHARLES TOWN   PREPARED BY EDWARD CRISP ABOUT 1704, GIVES THE LOCATION OF THE SEVERAL BASTIONS PLACED BY THE CITY OF CHARLESTON   JULY 1940Submitted by ...

  • south carolina
  • charleston
  • carteret bastio...
  • charles town
  • 1704
  • edward crisp
  • 1940

Hibernian Society

HIBERNIAN SOCIETY FOUNDED MARCH 17 1801MET IN CORBETT'S TAVERN UNTIL CONSTRUCTION OF THIS HALL DEDICATED 1841 LONG A CENTER OF CIVIC LIFE IN DISASTERS AS IN PROSPERITY ITS PRESIDENTS ALTERNATE ...

HIBERNIAN SOCIETY FOUNDED MARCH 17 1801MET IN CORBETT'S TAVERN UNTIL CONSTRUCTION OF THIS HALL DEDICATED 1841 LONG A CENTER OF CIVIC LIFE IN DISASTERS AS IN PROSPERITY ITS PRESIDENTS ALTERNATE ...

  • south carolina
  • charleston
  • irish
  • 1801
  • 1841

Hibernian Hall

HIBERNIAN HALL HAS BEEN DESIGNATED A   NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK   THIS SITE POSSESSES NATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE IN COMMEMORATING THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA   1974   NATIONAL PARK ...

HIBERNIAN HALL HAS BEEN DESIGNATED A   NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK   THIS SITE POSSESSES NATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE IN COMMEMORATING THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA   1974   NATIONAL ...

  • south carolina
  • charleston
  • landmark
  • irish
  • national park s...
  • 1974