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A Short History Of New York City Street Sign Design

By Gerard @presurfer
A Short History Of New York City Street Sign Designimage credit: Damzow cc
With street signage systems standard in most cities, it can be easy to forget that modern approaches to this type of urban marking are fairly recent. Increased traffic has necessitated not only more signage, but also a proliferation of the types of signage. Let's take a closer look at a few of the fascinating and unexpected reasons New York City signage appears as it does today.

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