New York

The Manhattan grid is one of the most famous city plans. Simeon De Witt, Gourverneur Morris and John Rutherfors designed the model in 1807 that would ensure for the final and conclusive occupancy of Manhatten.

They composed the plan that seperated the island in 12 avenues running north-south and 155 streets running east-west. The only exception was Broadway, the most important trade route.

Ultimaltely they divided the island in 2,028 blocks: a matrix that caputures all remaining territory for the future. The Manhattan Grid.