There’s a reason why Jay-Z’s “Empire State of Mind” was, up until a few months ago, so ubiquitous; it was about New York. Love it or hate it, NYC has always had a major foothold in the cultural zeitgeist, inspiring everyone from filmmakers (Woody Allen! Spike Lee! Martin Scorsese!) to musicians (Leonard Cohen! PJ Harvey! Lou Reed!) to visual artists (Andy Warhol! Edward Hopper! Georgia O’Keeffe!). In fact, we’re willing to wager that having a piece of the city on your walls might even help spark a little something in you. Click through to check out five affordable, eye-catching options.
Here & There by BERG, $65
New York City Subway Map by Triboro Design, email email@example.com for pricing info