Lost Type Foundries of New York.

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Over the past 25 years, Tobias Frere-Jones has created some of the world’s most widely used typefaces.
He has taught at the Yale University School of Art since 1996, gives lectures around the world, and has work in the permanent collections of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London and the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Here at the Eye, Frere-Jones is sharing a post from his new blog about what happened when two of his favorite things—typography and New York City’s history—led him to a surprising discovery about a forgotten part of his hometown.
Read on via Typographer Tobias Frere-Jones searches for a lost NYC neighborhood..