Monthly Archives: December 2010

Merry Christmas, Boston, unless you’re colorblind

If so, just enjoy this map of ambiguously colored dots. This will be clarified at a later date. It’s this, but in Christmas-y red and green, for part of Boston. In 1898.

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MBTA visualizations

If you haven’t noticed—and I sure hope you have if you ride the T—MBTA schedule and location data are infinitely more accessible than they were about a year and a half ago. A couple of guys at the nascent Massachusetts … Continue reading

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Kevin Lynch & The Imageable Boston

You’re walking around Boston and a friendly stranger approaches you. “Say, I’m new in town. What neighborhood is this?” she asks. You furrow your brow, laugh nervously and say, “Back Bay? South End? Possibly both… or neither.” Then, for fear … Continue reading

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This is Bostonography

Greetings, Bay Staters and curious outsiders. This is Bostonography. My name is Andy Woodruff. I am a cartographer and one-fifth of Axis Maps. I have lived in the Boston area for a little over two years, having arrived in Cambridge … Continue reading

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