Sensory City

A collection of resources recording, mapping, and analyzing the sensory experiences of the city.

Sense and the City
A monthly blog by Caitlin van Dusen exploring the sensory experience of New York City.

The Roaring 20s
An interactive exploration of the historical soundscape of New York City.

Overheard in New York
A collection of anonymous quotes from the city streets.

Scents and the City
An interactive smell map of the Manhattan by Jason Logan.

NYC Thresholds of Smell: Greenwich Village
The map forms part of a series of New York City block maps completed over a number of years.

Mapping NY’s noisiest neighborhoods
An infographic study of the noise level in different neighborhoods based on residents’ complaints.