A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from December 14, 2019
“Skylines are bar charts of a city’s wealth”

A city skyline of tall buildings can look like a bar chart. “Pankaj Pachauri went to NewYork. Sent back a post card with bar chart of NewYork skyline” was posted on Twitter by Telangana Bidda on January 19, 2014. “Being an accountant I did enjoy the bar chart feel of the Dubai skyline (taken 2 years ago)” was posted on Twitter by Miles Grady on October 22, 2016.

“City skylines: bar charts of wealth” was posted on Twitter by Matthew Hankins on March 15, 2014. “Skylines are bar charts of a city’s wealth” was posted on Reddit—Showerthoughts on December 15, 2019.


Twitter
Telangana Bidda
@AlSanghi
Pankaj Pachauri went to NewYork. Sent back a post card with bar chart of NewYork skyline.
1:38 AM · Jan 19, 2014·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Matthew Hankins
@mc_hankins
City skylines: bar charts of wealth
6:53 PM · Mar 15, 2014·TweetDeck

Twitter
John Lynch
@JPLynch81
All good charts go up and to the right. Shanghai’s skyline is a bar chart http://gu.com/p/43a8d/stw #PicturingPlace ”
7:27 AM · Dec 4, 2014·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Miles Grady
@milesgrady
Being an accountant I did enjoy the bar chart feel of the Dubai skyline (taken 2 years ago)
2:55 AM · Oct 22, 2016·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Massimo Conte
@passipo
Great #dataviz: when a bar chart is also a skyline representation of New Yotk https://public.tableau.com/en-us/s/gallery/new-york-citys-skyline
3:29 AM · Mar 3, 2017·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Vessel Of Spirit
@VesselOfSpirit
old and bad: slowly rotating bars that tell you the time
new and good: city skylines that serve as self-adjusting bar charts of demographic variables
1:50 AM · Feb 15, 2019·Twitter Web Client

Reddit—Showerthoughts
Posted byu/sirquincymac December 15, 2019
Skylines are bar charts of a city’s wealth
COMMENTS
XXLEspressoDepresso
Except it doesn’t actually show any data

Twitter
OneLiners
@OnlyLiners
Skylines are bar charts of a city’s wealth
3:27 AM · Dec 15, 2019·IFTTT

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityBuildings/Housing/Parks • Saturday, December 14, 2019 • Permalink