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Re: Google Maps

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FISHMANPET
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Re: Google Maps

Postby FISHMANPET » September 5th, 2015, 4:17 pm

Look to the left, they caught a guy Nice Riding in a Suit :D

grant1simons2
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Re: Google Maps

Postby grant1simons2 » September 5th, 2015, 4:26 pm

Describe the new downtown in one picture: Development, nice ride man in suit, pedestrian safety work in progress, and bike lanes.

The new streetview actually covers a lot of downtown. A lot of cool transformation in a year. Can't wait to see it next year, assuming Google will probably be able to update street view more and more as technology and their company evolves.

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Re: Google Maps

Postby amiller92 » September 8th, 2015, 8:29 am

FISHMANPET wrote:Look to the left, they caught a guy Nice Riding in a Suit :D
Did that last week (tie was in my pocket, though).

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Re: Google Maps

Postby MNdible » September 14th, 2015, 12:52 pm

This may be fixed by the time people look at it, but right now a Google Maps search shows that the city of Minneapolis has de-annexed it's southern third. Apparently I now live in the township of Richfield.

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Re: Google Maps

Postby Tiller » September 14th, 2015, 1:20 pm

MNdible wrote:This may be fixed by the time people look at it, but right now a Google Maps search shows that the city of Minneapolis has de-annexed it's southern third. Apparently I now live in the township of Richfield.
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Re: Google Maps

Postby LakeCharles » September 14th, 2015, 3:04 pm

A weird diagonal line extending from W 28th St to E 26th St.

Also, is that little pocket to the west of Ryan Lake up northwest accurate? I never realized it was there if it is.

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Re: Google Maps

Postby mulad » September 14th, 2015, 3:25 pm

I don't think it's quite right. I'm not sure what the most authoritative source is for Minneapolis's border, but the city zoning map is probably pretty accurate: http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/zoningm ... maps_index

That shows a tab extending out into the lake. The northern side hugs the CP rail line really closely, and then it goes straight south after getting 3/4 or so of the way across the lake.

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Re: Google Maps

Postby Rube Dali » September 21st, 2015, 2:41 pm

Suburban Outcast wrote:Looks like Google has updated some of the streets and roads around the cities to July 2015 photos

View of Downtown Minneapolis from 35W over the river
Latitude 45 from Washington Ave
I'm still waiting for my area to get updated photos. Some of the areas haven't been updated since 2007. :evil:
Buildings, what buildings?

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Munch'n
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Re: Google Maps

Postby Munch'n » September 30th, 2015, 4:26 pm

Meet me in Wells

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Re: Google Maps

Postby Wedgeguy » September 30th, 2015, 7:09 pm

I'm had the same as you. Some were easy and others took some thought.

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Re: Google Maps

Postby twinkess » October 1st, 2015, 10:53 am

Only 10/13 here.

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Re: Google Maps

Postby Rube Dali » October 1st, 2015, 2:53 pm

10/13. Missed London, Mexico City and some town called Grameichelle(Sic.).
Buildings, what buildings?

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Re: Google Maps

Postby nBode » October 28th, 2015, 7:38 pm

I'm using Google Maps Lite and getting 45° imagery right now!

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Re: Google Maps

Postby MN Fats » October 30th, 2015, 10:28 am

nBode wrote:I'm using Google Maps Lite and getting 45° imagery right now!
Also the 3d models have expanded to some of the suburbs. Previously only downtown worked for me.

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Re: Google Maps

Postby maxbaby » December 8th, 2015, 7:37 pm

For those of you that have the downloaded version of Google Earth. The metro area has been updated to 8/11/2015.

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Re: Google Maps

Postby trigonalmayhem » December 8th, 2015, 9:36 pm

They have some street view from August 2015 now too. Notably lake west of lyndale. I only noticed because it has all three corners with vacant storefronts there.

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Re: Google Maps

Postby grant1simons2 » December 8th, 2015, 10:14 pm

Oh. My. God.

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Re: Google Maps

Postby twincitizen » December 9th, 2015, 8:56 am

Based on past behavior, the new imagery should be rolled out to (browser) Google Maps in a few weeks or so, though perhaps it takes a little longer now with the whole 3D rendering deal. As others have said, the 3D buildings/trees/etc were actually based on the 45 degree imagery, so they would have to have flown that at the same time. In the past, Google's top-down images and 45 degree images have not appeared to be from the same dates...so we'll see.

Note: the capability to capture 45 degree and regular top-down imagery from the same plane, at the same time definitely exists. It has just been my observation that Google's were not necessarily synced up in the past.

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Re: Google Maps

Postby mattaudio » December 9th, 2015, 10:28 am

My street has new streetview imagery from 9/2015. Seems like they're going for a yearly streetview sweep now.


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