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10 unusual maps of Los Angeles

Thanks to David Peck for finding this and passing it along!

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Videos showing the growth of Los Angeles

Thanks to SoCalGIS for passing these great videos along – as I clicked around a bit there was another cool video there too.

The second one could be improved it it showed actual buildings – it appears to be parcel creation dates ..



The Los Angeles that was never built

Of course I like the maps showing the possible green spaces – take a look!


21 Maps of Highly Segregated Cities in America

Thanks to Joshua James for passing this along. The visualization here is really powerful!

Their map of Los Angeles was powerful – but there are 20 other cities to see. What’s interesting is that for Los Angeles there are a lot more colors (more ethnicities) than for other cities.

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Literary Map of Los Angeles

Thanks to Betsy Barker for passing this interesting map along showing geographic locations referenced in literary work.

Link to the map Link to the article



Jo Mora’s map of Los Angeles

Thanks to Joel Myhre for passing this tidbit along about an interesting map of LA that you can own if you want!

Here’s a quick tidbit:

It’s a neat map, because there’s little drawings of historical events, modern landmarks, and even surfers and Will Rogers. The borders are crammed full of […]

Los Angeles in Maps

Thanks to Chris Sellers for passing this along!

I got this the other day. Really cool map book…



Metropolitan Water District of Southern California seeks GIS Technician

Here is a job opportunity in LA for a GIS Technician (reposted from the CGIA website)

COME JOIN OUR WINNING TEAM! Come work for the largest importer and distributor of water in the Western United States, with a proud record of reliably delivering high-quality drinking water to Southern California for over 75 years! Our system […]

Mapping LA Neighborhoods

The Mapping LA Site from the LA Times, provides neighborhood boundaries and demographic information about them. They note that it will be expanded to the Southern California region. It will interesting to see what happens in some of the County’s Unincorporated areas, where there are disagreements and difficulties in making clear distinctions […]