Streetwise Southampton Map - Laminated City Street Map of Southampton, New York - Folding Pocket Size Travel Map (2011)

Streetwise Southampton Map - Laminated City Street Map of Southampton, New York - Folding Pocket Size Travel Map (2011)

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2011 UPDATED Streetwise Southampton Map - Laminated City Street Map of Southampton, New York - Folding pocket size travel map with integrated LIRR tracks & Jitney stops

This map covers the following areas:
Main Southampton Map 1:52,000

The gateway to the East End of Long Island isn’t some road sign or quaint landscape project spelling out

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2011 UPDATED Streetwise Southampton Map - Laminated City Street Map of Southampton, New York - Folding pocket size travel map with integrated LIRR tracks & Jitney stops

This map covers the following areas:
Main Southampton Map 1:52,000

The gateway to the East End of Long Island isn’t some road sign or quaint landscape project spelling out where you are. Instead, as you approach on Route 111, you see a 70 foot high red sculpture of the head of a deer, nose upturned, nibbling on leaves from a hanging branch. Yes, you have entered another world and this world is called the Hamptons.

After the development of the rest of Long Island, the East End is a haven of natural beauty. Artists have found the light to be particularly entrancing. Water on three sides reflects against the clear blue skies to create clarity that rivals the luminosity of the Netherlands. Settled in the 1600’s by the English, the necklace of communities that comprise the Hamptons are charming in their weathered grey shingled architecture and graceful tree lined avenues.

Southampton is the Grand Dame of the Hamptons. This is where the old money settled and built spacious summer cottages. The routine for many of summering in Southampton and wintering in Palm Beach goes back decades. It’s still like that for the most part, but a gush of new money has wriggled in and brought along its own set of social rules.

Southampton Township is much larger than the village itself, incorporating Westhampton, Remsenburg, Hampton Bays, Quogue, Watermill, Bridgehampton, Sagaponack, part of Riverhead and half of Sag Harbor. It is basically half of the South Fork, with East Hampton Township comprising the other half.

Our STREETWISE® Southampton Map stretches from the junction of Route 111 and Sunrise Highway to Sagaponack and the border with East Hampton Township. The northern boundary of the map includes a portion of the North Fork and the southern tip of Shelter Island. This map is fully indexed with streets, beaches, parks, hotels, restaurants, places of interest, Long Island Rail Road stops (LIRR) and shopping centers. The STREETWISE® Southampton Map is all you need to enjoy this beautiful tip of Long Island.

Our pocket size map of Southampton is also laminated for durability and accordion folding for effortless use. The STREETWISE® Southampton map is one of several detailed and easy-to-read regional road maps designed and published by STREETWISE®. Buy your STREETWISE® Southampton map today and you too can navigate Southampton, New York like a native. For a larger selection of our detailed travel maps simply type STREETWISE MAPS into the Barnes & Noble search bar.

About STREETWISE® Maps

STREETWISE® is the first map to be designed with modern graphics and is the originator of the laminated, accordion-fold map format. We've set the standard that every map company has imitated but never duplicated. Our mission is to make you feel comfortable, to make you feel safe in a place where you've never been before and to enable you to experience a familiar place more fully.

The company was founded in 1984 by Michael Brown, who had been in international publishing for many years, setting up subsidiaries for textbook publishers. In the 1970's, Brown traveled extensively throughout Africa, India, the Middle East and Southeast Asia. Brown would take a large paper map, cut out the city center, folded it up and slip it into his pocket, thus preventing him from looking like a tourist in areas where discretion is the better part of travel. This was his tool for surviving.

After many years on the road, Brown settled back in New York and decided to start his own business, based on the adaptations he had made to maps in his travels. His goal was to give someone the ability to navigate easily in unfamiliar terrain.

He started with a new map format: the accordion fold. Such a simple idea, but at the time it was revolutionary. No more struggling to fold an awkward, oversized paper map. This new format would enable the user to blend in like a native, instead of stick out like a tourist. Brown then added lamination to ensure that the map would be a lasting tool.

More important than the format was the design of the map itself. It had to be a map that not only succeeded above and beyond any map he had used, but was esthetically appealing as well. The look of it had to be as striking as the functionality. Color was introduced in a way that was never seen before in a map - vivid purple for water, soothing gray for the background of street grids, gold to highlight elements of the map. Clarity, conciseness and convenience in a very stylish package.

Building the business was a 24 hour job. Brown sold the maps during the day, zipping around Manhattan making deliveries on his Harley Davidson. At night he packed the orders and did the design work. More titles were added, each title requiring months of research and design.

Today, STREETWISE® produces over 130 titles for major destinations, regions and countries throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, Europe, the United Kingdom and Asia. We have grown from the back of a motorcycle to selling millions of maps around the world.

Yet each title is still painstakingly researched and updated. STREETWISE® is one of the only, if not THE only map company that conducts research by walking or driving an area to ensure accuracy. After all, what good is the map if what you hold in your hands doesn't match what you see on the street sign? This lengthy fact checking results in superior accuracy; in effect, we've done the work, now you have the adventure.

In the end, it's not about the map, it's about getting out and finding your own authentic experience wherever you go. It's about being in a city or a region and discovering things that you never thought you would find. You can do this if you have confidence and you have confidence if you have a great map. STREETWISE® is the great map that you need.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781886705319
Publisher:
Streetwise Maps, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/01/2011
Series:
Streetwise Series
Edition description:
Revised and Laminated Map
Product dimensions:
4.01(w) x 8.56(h) x 0.33(d)

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