Sunday Fun: The Unique Smells of 35 Cities Around the World
Jordan Todorov tells the story of Sissel Tolaas, a "Berlin-based olfactory artist" who creates "smellscapes" of major cities. According to the article, "Tolaas is traveling around the world and mapping its cities, one smell at a time. The project, called SmellScapes, has taken her to 35 cities so far, from London and Paris to Cape Town to Kansas City (both of them)."
The article details some of the specific examples of the project and Tolaas's methods.