I went to NYC for my honeymoon late last year. We stayed in the Hell's Kitchen area and of course we walked everywhere. We could see the Times Square video boards from our room, so it didn't look that far away, which in actuality...it wasn't.
But it got me wondering how big Manhattan is compared to downtown Houston. None of this will probably blow anyone away, but helps put it into perspective a little more.
- Downtown Houston is essentially 1x1 miles, and I was generous (used google maps) See downtown Houston over Manhattan below.
- The Galleria area over Manhattan (light blue)
- Manhattan over Houston (I only measured Manhattan from the southern tip to the northern border of Central Park)
You can click on the images for a larger view
Edited by lockmat, Friday, February 15, 2013 at 7:42 PM.