Established 1976
 

 

News

Watch this site for announcements of events and exhibits at our gallery.

Our Gallery will be closed Friday, October 10th through Sunday, October 12th while we are exhibiting at the Chicago International Map Fair. We will reopen Tuesday, October 14th with our usual hours of 10 - 5.

The Fair will take place at Loyola University’s Lewis Tower, 111 East Pearson, Chicago, IL 60611. There will be a preview Friday evening from 6 - 9:30. The Fair will be open Saturday 10 - 5 and Sunday 10 - 4.

For more information and to purchase tickets call (312) 609 - 0016 or go to: www.chicagomapfair.com



An Unusual Map Walks In

The most unusual map we've ever encountered recently walked (literally) into our gallery. A nice young woman mentioned in the course of conversation that she loved maps so much that she had one tattooed on her foot.

It's a map of the Chicago Transit Authority elevated system. She is a frequent user of the El lines and finds the map to be handy. She has even used it to give directions.

For those not from Chicago, the picture shows the map with north at the top. The individual lines are correctly colored. You can compare it with the CTA's on-line map:

http://www.transitchicago.com/assets/1/maps/ctatrainmap.png





 
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