Wednesday, November 2

Interactive Map Shows What Languages NYers Speak At Home

"New York City neighborhoods where the most common language spoken at home isn't English stand out on web developer and designer Jill Hubley's latest census map like islands: deep blue Spanish in Sunset Park; mint green Yiddish in Hasidic Williamsburg and a portion of Crown Heights; fuchsia Russian in Brighton Beach. Hubley, who also brought us maps of the city's tree species, toxic spills, and greenhouse gas emissions by building, designed the Languages of NYC map to complement her analog map of Queens languages, which was on display at the Queens Museum this past weekend. ..."
Languages of NYC