MSN Updates Jersey City Aerial Photography

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Tuesday, July 17th, 2007 | Maps | 876 views | Permalink |

If you’re a big map dork like we are, you’ll be excited that MSN updated their aerial photography of Jersey City. With all the new construction in the downtown, aerial photography is being outdated every few months. One area of interest is the Liberty Harbor area where whole new streets are being created. The updated […]

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Map Service Provides Subway, PATH Routing, Time Estimates

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Tuesday, February 6th, 2007 | Maps, Transportation | 687 views | Permalink |

A little service called GypsyMaps has mashed together MTA and PATH subway maps to produce an all inclusive regional transportation trip planner. Even better, the service estimates walking times between stations, and accounts for the time of day when coming up with a trip duration estimate. We wanted to make a joke about Staten Island […]

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2007 Ground Breaking Predictions

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Wednesday, January 3rd, 2007 | Jersey City, Maps | 481 views | Permalink |

There are plenty of construction projects coming to the downtown in 2007, and what better time to sum up what to expect. As usual, we put together a map, and below we have details: 1. The Majestic IIFrom the folks who brought us The Majestic condominiums, the Majestic II promises a similarly integrated apartment / […]

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Newport Expansion Revealed

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Thursday, December 14th, 2006 | Maps, Newport | 639 views | Permalink |

Well its not exactly fresh news that Newport will be getting a few more towers. Both the Aqua and the Ellipse were announced months ago, and The Shore Club is well under construction. However, we took the time to build a map of where the Aqua and the Ellipse will be going up in relation […]

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Google Map Tools We Love

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Monday, December 11th, 2006 | Hoboken, Jersey City, Maps | 680 views | Permalink |

We came across WikiMapia, a hybrid between Google Satelite images, Wikipedia, and Flickr. Users can enter data on hot zones on the satelite images– for instance, the empty lot that now is the site of the new Trump Towers. Like all sites relying on user generated content though, we’ve come across a few mistakes. But […]

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Construction Project Map

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Friday, December 8th, 2006 | Jersey City, Maps | 424 views | Permalink |

With all the fun new development going on in Downtown Jersey City, keeping track of everything has never been more difficult. So we put together our very own Construction Map.

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Jersey Avenue Shopping Map

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Friday, December 1st, 2006 | Maps, Newark Ave, Van Vorst | 441 views | Permalink |

Just in time for your weekend shopping needs, we present to you the Jersey Avenue Shopping Guide. We’ve included the shops and restaurants between Newark Ave and Grand Street and conviently categorized them for you. And in case you missed it, check out the Grove Street Guide we put together earlier in the week.

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Grove Street Shopping Guide

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Tuesday, November 28th, 2006 | Maps, Van Vorst | 699 views | Permalink |

Just in time for the holidays, the first of our shopping district series is now online: Grove Street. The map tacks south from the PATH station and includes shops and stores one block east or west of Grove.

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Eye Candy

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Monday, November 27th, 2006 | Administrative, Maps | 564 views | Permalink |

So maybe you’ve been a little confused about how to connect to a subway in Manhattan. Maybe you’ve been curious about just exactly the mythical Light Rail line goes. Well we’ve culled information from the Port Authority and the MTA and New Jersey Transit and built the map that they coudn’t: The revised New York’s […]

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Everything Old: Maps

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Monday, June 13th, 2005 | Hoboken, Jersey City, Maps | 559 views | Permalink |

We aren’t just interested in the future of our city, but also the past. Rutgers University has a collection of maps showing parts of Hudson County at various stages of development including Bergen City [Journal Square area of Jersey City] and roads like JFK Blvd when it was Hudson Blvd. We especially like that Paulus […]

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