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A People’s Atlas of Boston

(Note: most links in this post have since gone dark, but you can still download the maps here.) We Bostonographers are very interested in people’s personal maps, particularly Kevin Lynch style cognitive mapping, about which Tim has written a Boston-centric … 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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