Maps

A Comprehensive Map Archive of Everything Amsterdam

The collection covers a range of topics from the city’s historical development to the nearest public barbecue spot.

What If San Francisco Renamed Its Roads After Start-Ups?

Head straight on Dropbox Street, turn left on Aravo Solutions, and look for the Lyft Embarcadero.

Where $15 Is Only Worth $12

Local costs of living complicate the conversation around a huge increase to the federal minimum wage.

Mapping Global Air Pollution Down to the Neighborhood Level

A detailed data viz pinpoints dirty power plants, too.

A New Yorker's Delightfully Stereotypical Map of America

Pretty much nothing exists outside Manhattan.

This Map Shows What San Francisco Will Look Like After Sea Levels Rise

The San Francisco Bay threatens to flood the city, but little is being done to prepare.

White People Aren't Driving Growth in the Suburbs

The decline of white suburbia has already begun.

Mapping America's Renters

A new map provides a detailed look at the nation’s twofold housing crisis.

All of Seattle's Development Projects in One Map

An interactive tool just released by the city is a step toward transparency as building continues to boom.

Mapping Chicago's 'Million Dollar Blocks'

The costs of incarceration are concentrated in low-income, predominantly black communities in the city.

How School Districts Seal Their Students Into Poverty

A striking new map shows how districts’ property-tax funding system enforces divides between rich and poor.

What We Can Learn About the Wage Gap by Mapping Where Men and Women Live

U.S. counties with more women of prime working age are also those with the least gender-based income inequality.

What $100 Is Worth in Cities Across the U.S.

That crisp Benjamin only buys you $85 worth of stuff in Washington, D.C.

Mapping Every Single Job in the U.S.

The powerful “dot map” brings urban employment data to life.

Mapping Everywhere Fossils Have Been Found in the U.S.

Explore a world of dead, buried animals with the “United States of Fossiliferousness.”

What Can You Buy for the Price of One SoHo Apartment?

Sixty-eight homes, in some Detroit neighborhoods.

Mapping the Connections Between Cities, Inequality, and Creative Economies

Some of the world’s most powerful creative economies are doing economic development wrong. It doesn’t need to be that way.

A Map of Neighborhood Noise Pollution You Can Actually Use

Now in L.A. and soon for all of North America: Punch in an address to find out how loud the location is and why.

Psychedelic Maps Made With Google's 'DeepDream' Code

When you apply Google’s artificial neural networks to cartography, the hills literally have eyes.

Mapping the U.S. by Property Value Instead of Land Area

Troubling inequities are revealed when you look at the country by total property values.