NY as LA /
LA as NY as LA

map parts glued onto paper

A map of New York City cut into tiny pieces and reassembled to form map of Los Angeles.

Close comparison shows that hundreds of locations have been swapped. see below

Swapping (1min)


Detail, Downtown:

Detail, LAX:

Appendix of Swaps
a selection of locations smoothly swapped within map space

Los Angeles New York
Baldwin Hills Todt Hill
Bel Air Lake Success
Bradbury Building Flatiron Building
Cedars Sinai Hospital Mount Sinai Hospital
Chinatown Chinatown
Civic Center NY City Civic Center
Compton East Harlem
Culver City Long Island City
Culver City Park Long Island City Park
Daniel Freeman Marina Hospital Seaview Hospital
Dodger Statium Yankee Stadium
East Los Angeles East New York
Echo Park Ego Park
El Pueblo de Los Angeles Trinity Church/St. John's Church
El Segundo Howard Beach
Elysian Park Alley Pond Park
Ernest E. Debs Regional Park Bronx Park
Evergreen Cemetary Cemetary of the Evergreens
Evergreen Park Evergreen Park
Exposition Park South Central Park
Getty Center Gugenheim Museum
Gramercy Park Gramercy Park
Griffith Observatory Planetarium Hayden Planetarium
Griffith Park Prospect Park
Hancock Park & La Brea Tar Pits Clay Ponds State Park
Highland Park Highland Park
Hollywood Holliswoodhaven
Hollywood Blvd. Houston St.
Hollywood Bowl Radio City Music Hall
Hollywood Forever Cemetary / Beth Olam Cemetary United Hebrew Cemetary
Hollywood Park Race Track Acquaduct Race Track
Hollywood Resivoir Jerome Park Resivoir
Holy Cross Cemetary Holy Cross Cemetary
Hyperion Sewage Treatment Plant Consolidated Edison Power Plant
Inglewood Inwood
Japan Society Asia Society
Kenneth Hahn Park Cunningham Park
Koreatown Flushing
LA City College City College of New York
LA Trade Technical College NY Technical College
Ladera Heights Arden Heights
Las Palmas Senior Citizen's Center Mount Loretto Home for Children
LAX Airport JFK Airport
Lincoln Park Lincoln Terrace Park
Lincoln Park Lincoln Park
Lincoln Towers/Lincoln Center Lincoln Heights
Los Angeles Convention Center Javitz Convention Center
Los Angeles Public Library New York Public Library
Los Angeles Zoo Bronx Zoo
Los Feliz Park Slope
Loyola Marymount University St. John's University
MacArthur Park MacArthur Park
Majik Johnson Park Jackie Robinson Park
Manhattan Beach Manhattan Beach
Mar Vista Seaview
Metropolitan Plaza Stuyvesant Loops
Morningside Park Morningside Park
Morningside Park Morningside
Mt. Washington Washington Heights
Museum of Television and Radio Museum of Television and Radio
National Cemetary New York National Cemetary
North Hollywood Norwood
Otis College Pratt Institute
Palisades Park Riverside Park
Penmar Golf Course Pelham Country Club
Pershing Square Tompkins Square
Playa del Rey Rey Hook
Rancho Park Randall's Park
Rosedale Cemetary Flushing Cemetary
Runyon Canyon Park Rockaway Community Park
Santa Monica Upper West Side
Santa Monica Airport La Guardia Airport
Santa Monica College Hunter College
Santa Monica Municipal Pier Chelsea Piers
Silver Lake Silver Lake
Staples Center Madison Square Garden
Stewart Street Park Seward Park
Topanga Canyon Fresh Kills
UCLA Columbia University
Union Station Penn Station
Union Station's Paseo de Los Angeles Union Square
University of Southern California New York University
Venice Beach Coney Island
Watts Harlem
West Hollywood West Village (Greenwich Village)
West LA West Farms
West Los Angeles Veteran's Administration Center VA Hospital Extended Care Center
Westchester Westchester
Westchester Golf Course Westchester Country Club
Westwood Westerwoodside
Woodlawn Cemetary Woodlawn Cemetary
World Trade Center World Trade Center (site of the former)