Literary Map of NYC

- every corner has a story -

Fictional Layer for NYC

Location plays an important role in literature. It sets a tone, conveys emotion and connects readers to the texts.

Literary Map of NYC archives NYC locations in literature and puts them on an interactive map.


We gather literary passages that describe NYC locations. We have registered 406 passages from a variety of literary works so far. And the archive is growing!


Our interactive map lets you explore the city of New York. Discover literary quotes in the streets of NYC. Rediscover the city through a fictional layer. Enjoy!