Photos tagged and organized to create the searchable Urban Archives...your city, yo

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Sometimes Rand McNally just doesn't get the job done. If you've ever tried to read the street number on a building from a moving car in Seattle traffic, you know what we mean. Well a couple of UW grad students are building something that could make finding your way in a big city easier. Urban Archives is trying to record historical information about a city--think of it as real-time archeology. While it's primarily there for art history types, the mapping mashup possibilities are endless.

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    Sean Isenhower

    Now these people are going off of stuff drawn and posted on buldings, when most of these things of illegal taggings which will get painted over in the future.

  • User profile image
    Sean Isenhower

    Now these people are going off of stuff drawn and posted on buldings, when most of these things of illegal taggings which will get painted over in the future.

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