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Judgemental Map of San Francisco, 1860s edition

April 25, 2014
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I’m sure you’ve all seen the Judgemental Maps of San Francisco by now.

SF judgemental map

It’s OK, though not particularly original and a little trite. TK made a ur-version that covers most of it:

(Hey TK, how about Pitchfork-style reviews of maps of San Francisco?)

Anyway, here’s my attempt, but it’s based of the 1861 Langley map of San Francisco (click to zoom).

1861 SF judgemental map yellow text

Zoom and enhance:

1861 SF judgemental map yellow text crop

Thanks to @mizmay, @DnomadB and @bradvertising for helping judge the 1860s.

At some point other that now, I will go through and link to all these references.

Please phrase all comments as if you were posting from the 1860s.

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One Comment leave one →
  1. April 28, 2014 10:00 am

    UGH! The proposed railway southeast of the canyon will DESTROY the area! Where am I supposed to grazy my billy goats if they put a gash in the hill and separate it in two??

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