One Man’s Mission to Draw all of the Buildings in New York by Hand

Slate and the 99% Invisible design podcast have posted this look at the work of artist James Gulliver Hancock, a man who is attempting to draw every building in New York City—maybe (as the podcast clip notes, it’s a pretty unlikely goal). Hancock recently published the art book, All the Buildings in New York (That I’ve Drawn So Far). Considering the book contains less than 200 pictures (and there are hundreds of thousands of buildings in the city) it’s probably unlikely that he’ll ever actually reach his goal, but so far, his obsessive hobby has led to some really charming works of illustration …

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