This shows good visual embellishment because new york in it of itself is very compact. The letter form is also compact and you can find the other letters you need right around the corner. also new york has a lot of rectangular shapes because of the many buildings, which is emphasizes withe the almost rectangular shape of the logo
How to Draw Smiles, Step by Step, Mouth, People, FREE Online Drawing Tutorial, Added by Dawn, January 7, 2011, 5:48:45 am
Welcome to Dover Publications-- This will be perfect for our face sculptures
THEOSONE LOGOPACK by THEOSONE Adam Romuald Klodecki, via Behance
This is a beautiful font created by Paul Willoughby for the 'Another Earth' issue of Little White Lies Magazine...you can get a free download from his website.
many of the fonts in my search seem to be minimalist, like this one. Made from sharp lines and angles. I quite like this but it isn't a serif font which was required on the brief. Howver could be used for headers?