Chris Henrick Cartography

North West Bushwick Community Map redesign 2014

Redesign of the Bushwick Community Map using CartoDB JS, Odyssey JS, Mapbox JS, Leaflet JS and Underscore JS. Part of a collaboration with members of the Tactical Urbanism studio, fall 2014 at Parsons MFA DT.



From Coast to Coast from Chris Henrick on Vimeo.

Visualizing my move from Oakland, CA to Brooklyn, NY
using data from my mobile device and D3 JS.



A draft of an interactive map of Big Basin Redwoods State Park.
Trail and Road data from the OpenStreetMap Project.
Hillshade made using Natural Scene Designer with raster data from the USGS.



Custom rendered map tiles for Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY.
Data sourced from the OpenStreetMap Project. and NYC Open data.



New York City hurricane evacuation zones and centers.
Data was processed in QGIS and rendered in TileMill, hosted with MapBox.


Population density in New York City by Census tract using 2010 census data.
Data was processed in QGIS and rendered in TileMill, hosted with MapBox.


New York City Rat Sightings, Graffiti and Wi-Fi Hotspots.
Data was processed in QGIS and rendered in TileMill, hosted with MapBox.


Points of interest in the French Quarter from the Moon: New Orleans handbook.
This map was made using the Tile Mile 'OSM Bright Quick Start' tutorial found here.


Map of Oakland, California showing historic coastal grassland.

A prototype map design for the Oakland Museum of California.
This map shows historic coastal grassland areas, and a historic bay and shoreline over
the current day built up land area. These maps will be featured in the OMCA's soon to open
Gallery of California Natural Sciences for an exhibit titled "Oakland: Then and Now."


Map of Oakland, California showing historic coastal grassland.

A prototype map design for the Oakland Museum of California.
This map shows historic oak woodland areas, and a historic bay and shoreline over
the current day built up land area. These maps will be featured in the OMCA's soon to open
Gallery of California Natural Sciences for an exhibit titled "Oakland: Then and Now."


Salmon Habitat in Public and Private lands

This map was created at GreenInfo Network with Alexandra Barnish, and is a working draft showing only the coastal recovery watersheds for Salmon and Steelhead in California. Central valley recovery watersheds are not shown on this version of the map. For the most recent version please visit Sustainable Conservation's Partners in Restoration program.


Public and Private Land in California

This map was created at GreenInfo Network with Alexandra Barnish for
Sustainable Conservation's Partners in Restoration program.


Map of Ontario, Canada for Avalon Travel Publishing

A map I created using Natural Earth 1:10m vector GIS data for
the new Moon: Ontario travel guide from Avalon Travel Publishing


Map of the Galapagos Islands.

The front color map for Moon: Galapagos Islands


Schematic map of the Galapagos Islands tour routes.

A schematic map showing island tour routes for Moon: Galapagos Islands


map showing shaded-relief of southern Baja, Mexico

The southern tip of Baja, Mexico. Elevation data was derived from NASA's SRTM data
and rendered using Natural Scene Designer Pro. I followed Tom Patterson's
web map shaded relief tutorial as a guide for creating the relief effect.


map of the Cusco-Machu Picchu region of Peru with shaded-relief

A shaded-relief map for Moon: Cusco & Machu Picchu
The shaded-relief effect was employed following the method mentioned above.


map of the Nashville, Tennessee

A map for the new Moon: Nashville travel guide. Road data was utilized from the OpenStreetMap Project and generalized using Michal Migurski's Skeletron python script.


Map of the Middle-East

Map of the Middle East for the book Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield,
by Jeremy Scahill. Published by Nation Books.


Map of Afghanistan and Pakistan

Map of Afghanistan and Pakistan for the book Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield,
by Jeremy Scahill. Published by Nation Books.


Map of Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia

A map for And There I Was, Volume I: A Backpacking Adventure In Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia,
the first of a 9 book series on the backpacking trips taken by globetrotter David Koester.
Natural Earth vector and relief data were employed for sound cartographic design.


Map of Turkey, Armenia, and Georgia.

Another map for a 9 book series on the backpacking trips taken by globetrotter David Koester.
Natural Earth vector and relief data were employed for sound cartographic design.


Map of Southeast Asia.

Another map for a 9 book series on the backpacking trips taken by globetrotter David Koester.
Natural Earth vector and relief data were employed for sound cartographic design.


Map of Ethiopia.

Another map for a 9 book series on the backpacking trips taken by globetrotter David Koester.
Natural Earth vector and relief data were employed for sound cartographic design.


Map of Sikkim, India.

Another map for a 9 book series on the backpacking trips taken by globetrotter David Koester.
A custom hillshade was created from processed SRTM data using QGIS and Terrain Sculptor.


Map showing world locations of case studies from Kinship and Gender by Linda Stone.

A world locator map showing locations of case studies from the non-fiction book Kinship and Gender
published by Westview Press. Data and projection are from Natural Earth vector data.


Map of Sao Paulo from Moon Living Abroad Brazil using data from the OpenStreetMap project.

Map of Sao Paulo from Moon Living Abroad Brazil. Spatial data was utilized from the OpenStreetMap project.


Schematic map of the Delhi metro system in India.

A schematic map of the Delhi Metro System from Moon: Taj Mahal, Delhi & Jaipur


Map of the northern California Coast.

A split frame map I created for Moon: Northern California
Open data from Cal Atlas and CPAD were used to make this map.


Map of downtown Monterey, California.

A map depicting downtown Monterey from Moon: Monterey and Carmel


Map depicting key sites to the 1944 liberation of Paris.

A map showing locations of key sites to the 1944 liberation of Paris for
The Blood of Free Men by Michael Neiberg


Map of Northern Africa and the Middle East.

A map of Northern Africa and the Middle East
using Natural Earth 1:50m vector data


Map of the city of Toronto.

A map of the city of Toronto, Ontario from Moon: Ontario.
Data was sourced from the City of Toronto's open data initiative and Open Street Map


Map of downtown Toronto.

A map of the downtown area of Toronto, Ontario from Moon: Ontario.
Data was sourced from the City of Toronto's open data initiative and Open Street Map


Neff's Canyon Trail from Take a Hike Salt Lake City.

A sample hiking map from the upcoming outdoors travel guide Moon Take a Hike Salt Lake City
This book will be the first time Moon features contour lines in their hiking maps,
thanks to Utah.gov's open GIS data and QGIS!


Beijing excursions map

A new map for the updated travel guide Moon: Beijing and Shanghai.


Hangzhou excursion map

A new map for the updated travel guide Moon: Beijing and Shanghai.


Hong Kong metro and subway map.

Hong Kong rail-line and subway map for Moon: Living Abroad, Hong Kong.


Appalachian Trail section two map

Section two of the Appalachian Trail, from Moon: Take a Hike: New York City.


Moon Take a Hike New York City, Walkway Over the Hudson map.

Walkway Over the Hudson map, from Moon: Take a Hike: New York City.


City of London and Docklands

A map I created for the Moon: Living Abroad, London travel guide.


Guanajuato City, Mexico

A map from the Moon: San Miguel de Allende book.


Downtown Guanajuato, Mexico

Another map from the Moon: San Miguel de Allende book.


A diagram depicting the workflow from QGIS to MAPublisher I developed while
working as a cartographer for Avalon Travel Publishing.