Unlandmarks

Poster Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – From August 1 to December 31, 2018 Code for Pittsburgh will be building a map of landmarks that are no longer physically present. The Unlandmarks Map will reveal and detail historical injustices. It will show the rent-raising which closed down minority-owned businesses, the murals which were painted over, the unique houses …

Puebla City

Photo: Russ Bowling, Puebla Puebla City (Ciudad de Puebla) (elevation: 2,160 meters or 7,085 feet) is the capital of the state of Puebla and the fourth largest city in Mexico. Puebla is a modern city with rich history and beauty. The city is justly famous for its colonial architecture, gastronomy, and folk art. HistoryFounded in …

Chicago

Photo: Pete, 2020 The name Chicago is derived from a French rendering of the Native American word shikaakwa, translated as “wild onion” or “wild garlic” from the Miami-Illinois language. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/seJFYgGFvzq1BmB68 2020Saturday, November 14, 5pm Centraleventbrite.com Photos Planeta.com

New York City

Photo: New York City Department of Transportation, Wayfinding Launch New York is the most populous city in the United States. Some history. The word “Manhattan” has been translated as “island of many hills” from the Lenape language City Parkspeoplemakeparks.org Photos Embedded Tweets WikipediaRoosevelt IslandLong_Island_City Features Planeta.com

Montevideo, Uruguay

Photo: Rob Oo, Mural Montevideo is the capital, largest city, and chief port of Uruguay. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/pLAycKVYeBsnq3NK9 Natural WorldMontevideo is situated on the southern coast of the country, on the northeastern bank of the Río de la Plata estuary. Photos WikipediaMontevideo Also see Planeta.com

Madrid

Photo: Santiago Lopez-Pastor, Bulevar de la Naturaleza Madrid is the capital of Spain. What would locals like visitors to know about the city? Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps Natural worldMadrid is located on the Manzanares River. Madrid has a number of city parks, including Parque del Buen Retiro located downtown and near the Prado Museum. Once outside Madrid, …

Saint Petersburg

Graphic: Eric Fischer, Locals and Tourists Saint Petersburg is located on the Gulf of Finland coast and at the mouth of the Neva River, and is divided into 18 districts. Russia’s second largest city has a 2017 population of 5,281,579. Townspeople prefer to call their city Piter. Cultural WorldPetersburg is often called the cultural capital …

Los Angeles

Photo: Ron Reiring, Dodger Stadium Los Angeles is the cultural, financial, and commercial center of Southern California. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/ujeCRdse3jH5Tjo78 AppsShakeAlertLA Earthquake Early Warning Photos Nearby Parks Planeta.com