Stay Free! magazine


Since 1998, billboards covering entire buildings have sprung up all over Manhattan, transforming the Big Apple into something out of Blade Runner. So last fall, about 35 volunteers scouted out Manhattan's major thru-ways, taking notes on the outdoor advertising. Thus was born New York's Great Outdoors, our rough guide to Manhattan ad creep

The Map
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Interview with Carrie McLaren by Leslie Savan from Alternet

Help stop billboard blight and related links

A Timeline of Manhattan Outdoors

How to Look at Billboards
by Howard Gossage

Photos from our Times Square event