In Apparent ‘Wayfinding’ Flub, City Moves Sidewalk Post to the Correct Spot

Last modified December 11, 2017 at 9:46 pm

The Department of Transportation is apparently in need of its own wayfinding in Chinatown. You may have noticed that this WalkNYC installation was previously erected on the wrong spot. The signage first arrived near the southeast corner of Essex and Canal Streets at the end of November. Upon closer inspection, though, the “You are here” […]

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City Installs New Wayfinding Post but Spells ‘Delancey’ Wrong

Posted June 9, 2017 at 5:09 am

There it is. A new wayfinding signpost on Clinton Street. With a misspelling, no less. The city installed the eight-foot map at the corner of Delancey Street within the last few days to help tourists navigate the neighborhood. But it spelled Delancey without the penultimate “e.” These wayfinding obelisks are part of the city’s overall […]

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DOT Seeks Input for Additional ‘Wayfinding’ Signs on the Lower East Side

Posted March 30, 2016 at 5:09 am

More street navigation is coming to the neighborhood in the coming months. Yep, those damned pedestrian “wayfinding” obelisks on the sidewalks. The installations essentially make the Lower East Side a more accessible, less intimidating experience for the masses. Not for the locals, of course, despite what the Department of Transportation says. So, the city, vis-a-vis […]

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New ‘Wayfinder’ Sign Installed Outside Grand Street Subway Stop

Posted August 19, 2013 at 6:05 am

The WalkNYC wayfinding system debuted in Chinatown earlier this summer, with signposts installed in four highly trafficked areas