Researcher visualizes Manhattan's wealth gap with Esri data

08/21/2013 | New York Post · Fast Company online

Web researcher and artist Nickolay Lamm built a 3D map of Manhattan that visualizes the island's income inequality with building height. Lamm used demographic data from the 2010 census and made available on the Esri website to show how the wealthy neighborhoods surrounding Central Park tower over the low-lying neighborhoods of Harlem and the south Bronx. "Everybody knows that some areas are more well-off than others, but this just puts it in a more clear way than anything else I've ever seen," Lamm said of his project.

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New York Post · Fast Company online