We’ve recently read about several interesting new interactive map projects, which help to visualize everything from real estate foreclosures to political donations to where to find some summer fun in Los Angeles. And for map fans, they’re all worth getting lost in for at least a few edifying minutes. Here’s the list…and if you know of any other interesting new maps we should be aware of, please let us know in the comments. We love maps!
This map, created by a Los Angeles realtor, shows “all the current and proposed construction in Los Angeles county and surrounding areas,” including proposed projects, projects under construction, completed projects and cancelled projects.
City Controller Ron Galperin’s office maintains this map of properties in the LA area that are owned by the City, LAUSD, County, State and Federal entities.
Map on the Mayor’s website showing properties that are specifically owned by the City of Los Angeles.
Enter a zip code and see all the single-family, muli-family and residential lot properties that have been registered as foreclosures.
See all the new development, liquor permit and other “entitlement” applications in our area. (Note: we’ve shared this one before, but think it’s worth sharing again. )
Showing the cumulative number of housing units lost to evictions for renovations and demolitions.
Zoom in to see which Democratic presidential candidates are raising the most money in which parts of the country. (At the moment, the maps seem zoomable only to the city level…but originally you could zoom down to specific blocks in your neighborhood. Hope they restore that functionality at some point – it was fascinating!)
City Controller Ron Galperin’s map of parks, libraries, senior centers, and other city-owned places to “explore, play, learn and create.”