Named After Women

What would your city look like if the proportion of places named after men were flipped?

Here's a re-drawn NY Subway map, for an example.

Rebecca Solnit commissioned this for a project you can read about here.  I will say that coming up with enough names doesn't seem to have been the hard part, because I found very few of these women so obscure that I had to Google them.

Think about the implicit bias built into how we experience our world by things like this.

via Kottke.

This article was updated on May 9, 2023

David F