Maps Everywhere Posts

Oct 29, 2016 / DISCOVERY

In June, I had the opportunity to visit the University of Wisconsin, to see the globe collection of the American Geographical Society (AGS), in Milwaukee. The AGS’s entire collection of…

Oct 27, 2016 / TRAVEL
Oct 23, 2016 / TRY THIS!

This is a crowd-sourced interactive map of the area around Whitechapel, from Petticoat Lane (Middlesex Street) to the Royal London Hospital. Each outlined building is clickable. If you have images…

Oct 20, 2016 / DISCOVERY

It’s been a year since I joined the New York Map Society, and 3 months since I’ve been in London. I’ve blogged about some of my discoveries, but here’s a…

Oct 14, 2016 / DISCOVERY

I had the pleasure of meeting two men who spend much of their time making maps from London’s data. Oliver O’Brien is an expert in web mapping and the lead…

Oct 12, 2016 / RE:POST

Of course I wonder about the state of paper maps in the age of smart phone maps and apps that can get you around efficiently (usually). Several people I’ve spoken…

Sep 16, 2016 / DISCOVERY

I had the pleasure of attending the Royal Geographical Society’s (with IBG) Annual Conference in London in early September. I really didn’t know what to expect, and it turned out to…

Sep 16, 2016 / DISCOVERY

I was pleasantly surprised by the inclusion of fine art into Royal Geographical Society’s (with IBG) Annual Conference. The RGS has a commitment of pairing artists and geographers to help…

Sep 16, 2016 / Sabbatical: How to

Originally I thought this might be a good place to learn about maps and mapping. I wasn’t entirely correct. In this post I discuss how I managed to make sense…

Sep 15, 2016 / TRY THIS!

This is an amazing interactive site that shows all of the bomb strikes during the London Blitz, Oct 7, 1940 – June 6th, 1941. You can search for specific streets…