Lauren Ancona's 'blueprint' map of Philly is stunning - Technical.ly Philly

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Apr. 2, 2015 9:01 am

Lauren Ancona’s ‘blueprint’ map of Philly is stunning

A side project from the city's data scientist gets featured in CityLab.
The area around City Hall, “blueprinted.”

The area around City Hall, "blueprinted."

(Screenshot)

From the mapmaker who brought you this map of Philly’s residential permit parking zones comes a map that appeals more to aesthetics than anything else.

Behold, Lauren Ancona’s “Blueprinted” map.

See the map

“For Philadelphia, Ancona used the city’s open data portal to add a few flourishes that the general open street map data lacked, including building outlines,” The Atlantic’s CityLab reported. The map spans the globe.

We’re big fans of the typography.

Ancona is a data scientist for the City of Philadelphia.

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