Brooklyn takes road less traveled with new maps

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and the Metrotech Business Improvement District today unveiled the first of dozens of 7-foot tall maps being placed throughout Downtown

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and the Metrotech Business Improvement District today unveiled the first of dozens of 7-foot tall maps being placed throughout Downtown Brooklyn.

The maps are geared toward identifying neighborhood hotspots and explaining how to reach them by train.

Mike Weiss, the Metrotech Business Improvement District's executive director, says the new map designs are normally found all over Europe and sees Brooklyn breaking new ground in New York City by putting them up.

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