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Re: Google Maps

Postby mulad » April 28th, 2014, 8:35 am

Eric Roper put up a blog post at the Star Tribune showing some of the changes over the years: http://www.startribune.com/local/blogs/256914431.html

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Re: Google Maps

Postby twincitizen » April 28th, 2014, 8:56 am

That is fantastic. Eric Roper is just awesome.

Any ideas for other before/after images he should put together?

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Re: Google Maps

Postby kiliff75 » April 29th, 2014, 8:29 pm

Check out above the greenway from Emerson Ave, 2007 versus 2013. Pretty ridiculous how it goes from overgrown empty lots to rows of apartment buildings completed or under construction... Imagine what that'll look like in 2-3 years when everything that is under construction will be completed.

https://www.google.com/maps/@44.950293, ... Pn8sJA!2e0

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Re: Google Maps

Postby kiliff75 » April 29th, 2014, 8:51 pm

Here's some pics from Emerson Ave and the Greenway...

Looking west in 2007:
Imagewest2007 by kjharding07, on Flickr

Looking west in 2013:
Imagewest2013 by kjharding07, on Flickr

Looking east in 2007:
Imageeast2007 by kjharding07, on Flickr

Looking east in 2013:
Imageeast2013 by kjharding07, on Flickr

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Re: Google Maps

Postby matt91486 » May 1st, 2014, 9:15 am

While I'm all in favor of the buildings, we sure did lose a lot of trees along the Greenway.

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Re: Google Maps

Postby Viktor Vaughn » May 1st, 2014, 9:27 am

And I suppose we'll lose a whole lot more with Midtown Rail construction.

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Re: Google Maps

Postby MNdible » May 1st, 2014, 10:42 am

At some level, a tree is a tree. But I'm thinking most of what was along the Greenway were mostly scrub trees.

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Re: Google Maps

Postby mattaudio » May 15th, 2014, 3:39 pm

gmaps captured the Mille Lacs ice wall a few weeks ago: http://goo.gl/maps/OvSLA

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Re: Google Maps

Postby Nick » September 21st, 2014, 10:39 pm

Is there a thing that exists where you can overlay lots of 3D shapes into Google Maps?

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Re: Google Maps

Postby Wedgeguy » September 24th, 2014, 3:58 pm

If and when they rebuild 29th and build the Greenway rail line you will see a large number of trees that will go away.

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Re: Google Maps

Postby PhilmerPhil » September 24th, 2014, 4:00 pm

thanks for the heads up Wg

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Bing Maps

Postby maxbaby » September 28th, 2014, 1:01 pm

Judging by the projects going on in Downtown Mpls and the signs everywhere for the MLB All-star game. I would say that the Bing maps streetside is pretty new. I would say this past July. Can get some great views of the projects going on downtown.

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Re: Bing Maps

Postby maxbaby » September 28th, 2014, 1:22 pm

Looks like the same for Uptown and NE Mpls.

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Re: Google Maps

Postby Suburban Outcast » September 28th, 2014, 2:34 pm

I noticed that there are some August 2014 street views available along I-94 east of downtown Minneapolis and around the metro (such as Hwy 13 in Prior Lake), and I assume more locations will be uploaded in the near future.

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Re: Google Maps

Postby IllogicalJake » September 28th, 2014, 4:14 pm

I noticed that there are some August 2014 street views available along I-94 east of downtown Minneapolis and around the metro (such as Hwy 13 in Prior Lake), and I assume more locations will be uploaded in the near future.
Saw a streetview car along Chicago by the Viking Stadium site last week. Area hasn't seen an update since 2011.
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Re: Google Maps

Postby grant1simons2 » September 28th, 2014, 4:14 pm

This is funny because Bing just updated their steetview..

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Re: Bing Maps

Postby Gman12 » September 29th, 2014, 10:50 am

I think your're right about July. I can see myself in the Bing streetside downtown on my bike from when I rode past one of the Bing cars in July.

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Re: Bing Maps

Postby mister.shoes » September 29th, 2014, 10:53 am

I concur. Judging by the state of my front yard, that looks about right.
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Re: Bing Maps

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Re: Google Maps

Postby twincitizen » October 23rd, 2014, 7:39 am

September 2014 Streetview has been uploaded for various parts of the city. (I've seen examples in North Loop and Richfield, so they certainly got around)


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