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!