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We've talked about population demographics in the city before, but here's a very cool set of minimilist maps by Dorothy Gambrell. Damn-- the Upper East Side is so white it actually vanishes off the map-- crazy! And shouldn't Central Park really be green-- it's doubtful that the trees identify with any race, given that they love all humans and give selflessly of their shade and oxygen generating facilities. [Related: Gotham Gazette on 5 good demographic sites, NYU Library article on looking up demographic info.]