Observer: a map of NYC

A map of New York schools ➕New York landmarks ‼️

As a New Yorker who has lived in New York for 7+ years, how could I not draw manhattan for my map design project? Manhattan is divided into Upper, Middle, and Lower City, and there are famous landmarks near the universities in each area.
1️⃣Manhattan Island Uptown
🏫 Schools: Columbia University, Juilliard, Cornell Medical School, Hunter University
🌟Environment: Quieter, with a strong arts scene
📍Landmarks: surrounded by Lincoln Center for the Arts, Broadway, NY Museum Met, Guggenheim, Central Park, Central Park Zoo

2️⃣Midtown Isle of Man
🏫Schools: nyc university, brooke university, new york fashion institute, new york school of visual arts, parsons school of design
🌟Environment: the busiest area, lots of entertainment, luxury buildings and cars all over the place
📍Landmarks: surrounded by the famous Times Square, Empire State Building, Koreatown, vessel, and even the Love Love Museum

3️⃣ Downtown Isle of Man
🏫Schools: pratt school of art, pace university, NYU, NYU tadon, parsons school of design
🌟Environment: busy area with many office buildings
📍Landmarks: Wall Street, soho, ice cream museum, color factory, china town, lots of good food!


This is Zoe, I am from New York, currently a student at the University of Michigan. I do illustrations, 2D animations, and 3D animations. My art focus mainly on storytelling, diversity, and student life. :) Feel free to check out my art website:

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