Friday Eye Candy

July 15, 2016, 6am PDT
Take a look at these creative crosswalks and add your own examples.
The Guardian Cities
May 20, 2016, 9am PDT
The "Raining Poetry" art installation hides poetry in plain sight—the words of poets like Langston Hughes are stenciled on sidewalks around Boston and only revealed when water is added.
The Boston Globe
April 22, 2016, 5am PDT
Anyone who has traveled long country roads is familiar with the moment when a road makes a sharp turn to deviate from a direct path. Such "grid corrections" provide the subject for a photography project by Gerco de Ruijter.
BLDGBLG
April 8, 2016, 7am PDT
Chatty Maps break down the sound profile of cities.
Digital Trends
February 26, 2016, 8am PST
Dallas is a subject in a visual experiment titled "A City is a Poem."
The Dallas Morning News
February 12, 2016, 5am PST
A new book, "London Rising," collects photos taken in not-quite-legal fashion from the tops of London's tallest buildings and structures.
The Guardian
February 7, 2016, 5am PST
So the Super Bowl is actually being hosted down the road in Santa Clara, but San Francisco has been Super Bowl City all week. Luckily a feature by The Guardian offers a chance to compare The City's history with its present.
The Guardian
February 5, 2016, 2pm PST
The former locations of nuclear missile sites are more mundane than you probably realize. Geoff Manaugh explores satellite images of Los Angeles, and other cities, for examples.
Travel + Leisure
January 15, 2016, 9am PST
After documenting places like the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon and the vertical walls of El Capitan in Yosemite, the Google Streetview team thought small for its latest project.
CityLab
January 8, 2016, 6am PST
The futuristic transportation idea known as the Hyperloop is starting to look real. CNN Money caught up with the leaders of one of the companies working to make the dream of super-fast, efficient intercity travel a reality.
CNN Money
December 25, 2015, 11am PST
A little Christmas Day diversion for those who never stop thinking about cities.
Urban Scratchoff
December 18, 2015, 11am PST
The Mapillary app allows users to upload their street-level photos into a geo-tagged sequence.
The Mapillary Blog
December 11, 2015, 2pm PST
Have you ever wanted to make the trains run on time? Or maybe just make the trains run at all? We have just the thing for you.
The Oregonian
October 16, 2015, 11am PDT
Hilla Becher passed away earlier this month at the age of 81, leaving behind an influential legacy on the art and practice of architectural photography.
CityLab
July 24, 2015, 6am PDT
High quality, high altitude images of that marvel of modern engineering: the freeway interchange.
Politico Magazine
July 24, 2015, 5am PDT
A map for good reads and long drives to new places.
Atlas Obscura
July 17, 2015, 6am PDT
Looking for granular illustrations of the details of local economies? Look no further.
The Washington Post - Wonkblog
June 26, 2015, 6am PDT
Google Street View climbed 3,000 feet, straight up, to capture the images for its first-ever vertical street view.
Google
May 22, 2015, 9am PDT
Someone's done the hard work of finding, sorting, and stitching together millions of photos from the Internet to create animated portraits of the evolution of places.
The Verge
May 15, 2015, 6am PDT
A creative cartographer has created a series maps in the cartoon style of pop art.
CityLab