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Maps of the Week

Category: Google Maps | Aug 14, 2016

The Urban Fabric Map is a great new interactive map tool which allows you to compare side-by-side the building footprints of different cities around the world. Comparing the building footprints of cities in this way can reveal interesting differences in the street layouts and building densities of different cities across the globe.

The Urban Fabric Map uses OpenStreetMap building data. This

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Spying on the Spies

Category: Google Maps | Aug 12, 2016

Surveillance under Surveillance is an interactive map which reveals the location of CCTV cameras around the world. Using the map you can find out where spy cameras are located, what type of cameras they are and what area they observe.

Surveillance under Surveillance seems to have reasonable coverage throughout the world. It uses OpenStreetMap data to show the location of CCTV cameras. This

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/KI3mUJsfiAc/spying-on-spies.html

Property Speculators of Detroit

Category: Google Maps | Aug 11, 2016

Nearly 20% of Detroit properties are owned by speculators. You can explore these speculator owned properties on the PropertyPraxis interactive map.

All speculator owned land parcels are colored on the PropertyPraxis map. If you select one of the colored buildings on the map you can view details on the property’s owner and view a Street View image of the building.

It is possible to refine the

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Comparing Cities at the Same Scale

Category: Google Maps | Aug 11, 2016

The Urban Fabric Map is a great new interactive map tool which allows you to compare side-by-side the building footprints of different cities around the world. Comparing the building footprints of cities can reveal interesting differences in the street layouts and building densities of different cities across the globe.

The Urban Fabric Map uses OpenStreetMap building data and displays it

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/loMoi2Cqgcc/comparing-cities-at-same-scale.html

Play Property Tycoon on Google Maps

Category: Google Maps | Aug 10, 2016

If you’ve ever dreamed of becoming a property tycoon then you might want to practice your real-estate skills on Next.Land. Next.Land is a multiplayer city building game built on top of an interactive map of the real world.

The object of the game is to buy buildings, upgrade your properties and earn a fortune from your rental returns. The full game is scheduled for release in early 2007.

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/jOkMmK1jG74/play-property-tycoon-on-google-maps.html

Mapping Toronto Parking Fines

Category: Google Maps | Aug 10, 2016

Nearly 1.5 million parking fines were issued in Toronto last year, raising over $68 million in fines. You can discover where and when these parking tickets were issued on the Visualizing 2015 Toronto Parking Fines interactive map.

The map colors each block of road in Toronto Downtown & East York by the number of parking fines issued on that section of road. You can also select any road on the

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The WWE 2K17 Interactive Map

Category: Google Maps | Aug 10, 2016

To promote the upcoming release of the WWE themed video game WWE 2K17 the game’s developers have released an interactive map of Suplex City. Using the map you can search Suplex City for clues to the identities of a number of WWE Superstars and Legends. Identify the legends correctly on the map and you could win yourself a roster poster of the identified WWE Superstar

The creators of Suplex

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Ocean Street View from Indonesia

Category: Google Maps | Aug 9, 2016

Lots of new underwater Street View is available on Google Maps off the coast of Indonesia. The new panoramic imagery allows you to take a virtual scuba dive and swim with the fish, turtles and other marine life in Indonesia’s seas.

Google’s underwater panoramic imagery can be a little hard to find on Google Maps so the best way to explore the new imagery is on the dedicated Street View –

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Goodbye to the Middle Class

Category: Google Maps | Aug 9, 2016

The Wall Street Journal has created three neat mapped visualizations of how the middle class in Philadelphia, Chicago and Baltimore have suffered at the expense of the super rich.

In The Carving Out of the Urban Middle Class the WSJ uses 3d choropleth maps to visualize the dominant income groups living in city neighborhoods in 1970, 1990 and 2014. By toggling through the dates on each of the

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Welcome to the Hellfest Site Map

Category: Google Maps | Aug 9, 2016

This is definitely one of those times when a screenshot doesn’t do a map justice. In the amazing map depicted in the picture above all the people shown are dancing and all the flames are flickering. When I pan the map to the right I can watch motorbikes zooming up and down a road. If I pan to the left I can view an animated Ferris wheel. All of this in the best interactive festival site map you

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