NEW YORK CITYSCAPE 1:5000 LARGE
ARCHITECTURAL SCULPTURE

A 3D RESIN (ALT FRAME COLOURS AVAILABLE) MODEL OF THIS WONDERFUL CITY. MEASURING 28IN HIGH, 28IN WIDE, 4IN DEEP & 15.5LB APPROXIMATELY.


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New York is the most populous city in the United States. It exerts a significant global influence upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment. The history of New York begins around 10,000 BC, when the first Native Americans arrived. By 1100 AD, New York's main native cultures, the Iroquoian and Algonquian, had developed. European discovery of New York was led by the French in 1524 and the first land claim came in 1609 by the Dutch. The streets of lower Manhattan developed organically as the colony of New Amsterdam. It was renamed New York when the British took it over from the Dutch in 1664. The roads were a mixture of country lanes, short streets and Native American and animal trails without any overarching order until around 1800 when the Common Council of New York began to assert authority. The Commissioners' Plan of 1811 was the original design for the streets of Manhattan above Houston Street, which put in place the rectangular grid plan of streets and lots that has defined Manhattan to this day. It has been called "the single most important document in New York City's development," and the plan has been described as encompassing the "republican predilection for control and balance ... [and] distrust of nature." The Plan is arguably the most famous use of the grid plan or "gridiron" and is considered by many historians to have been far-reaching and visionary.

The building form most closely associated with New York City is the skyscraper, which has shifted many commercial and residential districts from low-rise to high-rise. Surrounded mostly by water, the city has amassed one of the largest and most varied collection of skyscrapers in the world. The art deco Chrysler building is considered by many historians and architects to be one of New York's finest. The character of New York's large residential districts is often defined by the elegant brownstone rowhouses, townhouses, and shabby tenements that were built during a period of rapid expansion from 1870 to 1930.

This 3d map of New York, at a scale of 1:5000. It is made up of 16 x 150mm x 150mm tiles. The model is mounted in a simple wooden frame and can wall hang or be displayed on a desk or table top.

DETAILS

MATERIALResin, wooden frame (alt. frame colours available)
LOCATIONNew York, USA
DIMENSIONS28in high, 28in wide, 4in deep & 15.5lb approximately.
TAGSNew York 3D city map. Accurate scale map. New York skyline map. Wall art inspired by architecture. Perfect gift present for an architect. Cool, stylish modern wall art. Buy direct from the maker. Handmade in Britain.

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Ian from UK
August 05 2020

Just to let you know 'Shankly Gates' arrived safely this morning. Beautifully crafted, looks superb...

Donna Carpenter LeBaron from Boston
July 16 2020

Absolutely stunning. The attention to detail is extraordinary, and the craftsmanship is superb.

Ze from Jersey City
July 06 2020

Love the models. Also Gavin has been really patient and helpful with all my questions.

Candice from West Coast, USA
June 15 2020

The piece looks amazing and I am looking forward to ordering more to start a collection.

Dan from South West England
June 14 2020

All received thanks - v pleased with it

Marie from London
June 03 2020

I'm delighted with my model; it's more substantial than I expected & I love the white-ness & the green contrast of the window bars...Many thanks, I am well pleased with my model. (Also the packing, recyclable, thanks)

Bob Mills from London
February 01 2020

Battersea Power Station was a gift from my wife, I grew up in the shadow of this building, this piece means so much to me and my family and is an instant heirloom to be passed on.

Simon from Lewes
January 29 2020

The Temple is really stunning and beautifully made.

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