Jerry Gretzinger lives in a world of his own and he spent more than 50 years drawing the map for it! This is amazing!

Emilio Cogliani

Jerry Gretzinger lives in a world of his own and he spent more than 50 years drawing the map for it! This is amazing!

Jerry Gretzinger does not only live in a world of his own, he created that world over a period of more than 50 years! He stated drawing a map of his imaginary world when he was a youngster, and never stopped. The map is now so big that nobody, not even Jerry himself, has seen it in it’s entirety!

He started the mapping process in 1963 and the map now consists of over 2400 individual sheets of paper. Jerry began by creating a city, and soon, countries with their high-speed monorail lines and freeways appeared.

His morning ritual begins with adding notes and sample chips to a massive color journal. Next, the fate of Jerry’s world is decided with the draw of a card from the…

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