Startling Infographics Show NYC’s Massive Income Inequality

http://www.wired.com/design/2013/08/a-map-that-shows-the-inequality/

In his most recent visualization project, the Pittsburgh-based artist and researcher re-imagines what the city’s skyline would look like if building height were a direct reflection of a neighborhood’s net household wealth. “I was inspired to create this project after standing atop Mt. Washington in my hometown of Pittsburgh and looking at the Pittsburgh skyline,” he explains. “I thought to myself, ‘What if you could actually see inequality?’

IE-Manhattan

Image source and article: http://www.wired.com/design/2013/08/a-map-that-shows-the-inequality/

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