Tag Archives: San Francisco Bay Area

Fun With Maps

Those of you who regularly visit TBTP know how fond I am of maps—both real and fictional. New York City-based artist Jake Berman does deep dives into archives and library collections to discover historic plans and engineering documents from municipal … Continue reading

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Hashtag Tourism

The always inventive urban transit cartographer Jug Cerovic has teamed up with graphic designer Andrea Rohner and software engineer David Goldwich to create a new travel website featuring metropolitan transit maps labeled with popular Instagram hashtags rather than subway stations. … Continue reading

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No Tech Zone

San Francisco artist and filmmaker Ivan Cash thinks that city residents and visitors need to be reminded to put down their devices once in a while and just be in the moment. A good reminder for all of us to be … Continue reading

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Not The Tourist Office Version

Travis Jensen is a street photographer who brings an unvarnished perspective to images of San Francisco and its inhabitants. His earnest and emotional photos of the street scene in the city may not match our orthodox, tourist bureau view of … Continue reading

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Golden Gate: There’s an app for that

When it opened in May 1937, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge was the longest suspension bridge ever constructed. Today, it only ranks 9th, but the gorgeous span remains the most photographed bridge in the world. The Golden Gate’s 75th anniversary is … Continue reading

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