All the Pizza Places In Manhattan with Fusion Tables

Thanks to Jeff Manheimer for making this map. I have been dreaming of doing something like this for ages, but I’ve been too lazy. If it weren’t for motivated people like him, nothing would ever get done in the world.

It looks better non-embedded so if you wanna see it HUGE, click this link.

Mapping History with Google Maps

Maps & Motion


Maps+Motion is a great way to visualise the growth of Dutch cities and Manhattan in New York with Google Maps.

Essentially the application allows you to view side-by-side the modern maps of cities with maps of how the cities looked at different times in history. The screenshot above, for example, shows a map of 1450 Amsterdam with a modern map of the city.

The application currently allows you to view the historical growth of Den Haag, Harrlingen, Amsterdam, Leiden, Rotterdam and Zuiderzee in the Netherlands and Manhattan in the USA.