In an effort to increase safety ratings, the MTA announced they would be containing the phallus that is New York in condoms on subway maps across the transit system.
We ran into subway artist Edwin Class on the L platform at Union Square. Armed with a can as his brush and the subway map as his canvas, Mr. Class created a series of stencil/graffiti illustrations, which he was displaying underground.
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There is something about the subway that seeps into our collective subconscious as New Yorkers. It is a part of us, therefore its history fascinates many of us. One piece of subway history I find interesting is the subway map and its evolution over the 100 years it has been around. NYCSubway.org has an extensive collection of historical subway maps, some of which can be seen above. For the entire collection follow the link below.