Helvetica and the New York City subway system : the true (maybe) story / Paul Shaw.

Title
Helvetica and the New York City subway system : the true (maybe) story / Paul Shaw.
Author
Shaw, Paul,
Publication
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2011.

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Additional Authors
Goldstein, Abby,
Description
xi, 131 pages : color illustrations, color maps; 25 x 29 cm
Note
  • Rare Book copy: In original dust jacket; Inscribed to Jane [Siegel].
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
Introduction -- The labyrinth -- Bringing order out of chaos -- Transportation signage systems in the 1960s -- The New York City Transit Authority and Unimark International -- The myth of the Helvetica juggernaut -- Standard, Helvetica, and the New York City subway system -- The fate of the Unimark system -- Helvetica infiltrates the New York City subway system -- Helvetica triumphant : the subway system today -- Chronology.
ISBN
  • 9780262015486
  • 026201548X
LCCN
2010039985
OCLC
  • ocn667213073
  • 667213073
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries