Monthly Archives: April 2011

Boston: Fair and Square

Whether you blame it on cows, humans, or nature, Boston’s street network is very confusing to visitors and unseasoned newcomers. We cartographers can do nothing but delight in how lost you are going to get. Thence spring my two minimal, … Continue reading

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Mappy (nor)Easter

It turns out that searching Google images for “Boston Easter map” returns, among other noise, maps of Boston nor’easters. Luckily today’s forecast looks better than that: Happy Mappy Easter!

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Boston’s Designed Locations

A few weeks ago, I stumbled upon this image. It shows the location of Sweet Cupcakes in Cambridge. When I saw it, I¬†instantly decided to write a post about how businesses in Boston imagine the space they inhabit through web-based … Continue reading

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Welcome to New Yorkography

New York, New York: The greatest town in the universe. You just can’t beat a town with a baseball team so classy that it wears pin-stripes and hotels so expensive that literally no human being can afford to stay for … Continue reading

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