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When it Comes to Parks, it's Not Just How Many, But Where

A crowdsourced map hopes to help cities identify and address so-called play deserts.

Matthew Picton

Sculpting the History of a City

Artist’s paper sculptures recall the politics and events that shape cities

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Mapping Where Crimes Are Likely to Occur, Before They Happen

Santa Cruz is testing a new system that attempts to predict likely locations of future crimes

Contemporary Paris and the Nazi occupation of 1940, overlapped with WhatWasThere.com

Create Your Own Historical Maps with WhatWasThere

New website combines vintage photography with Google Street View