"Of the more than 895,000 individual structures, 25,000 are custom-made to approximate landmarks such as skyscrapers, large factories, colleges, museums, and major churches. […] The model is color coded to indicate various types of land use. […] Clusters of red buildings are indicative of publicly subsidized housing" (Emphasis added).
Panorama of the City of New York (1:1,200 scale model)
Lester Associates, 1961-63
Queens Museum, New York
Wednesday, August 13th, 2014