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Old March 25th, 2012, 03:58 AM   #1
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Random City Pictures from Google Street View

Here are some completely random images from Google Street View of various cities. I picked a city at random and typed it into the google maps search box. It usually gives you 3 places of interest on the side at random. I chose one of those places of interests and dropped the pegman at a random intersection within a 3 to 5 block radius of that place of interest. For cities that didn't have Streetview, they usually have a collection of Panoramio uploaded pictures so I chose 3 of those instead for each city.

LOS ANGELES, CA


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Los Angeles (Flower and 5th) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr

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Los Angeles (Grand and 2nd) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr

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Los Angeles (Durand and Creston) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr
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Old March 25th, 2012, 03:59 AM   #2
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ST. PETERSBURG, FL

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St Petersburg, FL (Beach and 6th) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr

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St Petersburg, FL (23rd Av and 5th St) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr

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St Petersburg, FL (22nd St and 22nd Av) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr
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Old March 25th, 2012, 04:14 AM   #3
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SAN DIEGO, CA

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San Diego (Sea World) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr

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San Diego (Balboa Park) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr

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San Diego (Pan American Road) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr
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Old March 25th, 2012, 04:29 AM   #4
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Anaheim (Ball and Gates) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr

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Anaheim (Orangewood and Kathy) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr
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Old March 25th, 2012, 04:35 AM   #5
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VILNIUS, LITHUANIA

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Vilnius (Silo Gatve) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr

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Vilnius (St Catherine Church) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr

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Vilnius (Old Town) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr
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Old March 25th, 2012, 07:32 AM   #6
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great selection of shots....
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Old March 25th, 2012, 12:05 PM   #7
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Great photos indeed
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Old March 25th, 2012, 06:51 PM   #8
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Thanks. It's really interesting to look at completely random streets in a city than just the most photographed and visited places, because those are more revealing and off-the-beaten-path, parts of cities that no one really sees. Obviously I don't have the means to go to these places but at least I can virtually travel through Google Street View!

Unfortunately some Rust Belt U.S. cities are not exactly going to be depicted in the most attractive way: the Green Bay and Louisville images are gray, blurry and low-res, and bland (it doesn't have that the random Louisville images were all in some kind of industrial area, by pure chance).

GREEN BAY, WI

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Green Bay (Frank and Kenwood) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr

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Green Bay (Hutson and Hinkle) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr

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Green Bay (St. Robert and He Nis Ra) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr
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MILAN, ITALY

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LOUISVILLE, KY

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Old March 25th, 2012, 07:25 PM   #10
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TEMPE, AZ

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Tempe (Rio Salado and Hardy) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr

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Tempe (6th and Veterans) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr

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Tempe (Apache and Forest) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr
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Old March 25th, 2012, 07:26 PM   #11
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SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND

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Sunderland (Hay and Richmond) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr

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Sunderland (Mulgrave and Liberty) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr

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Sunderland (Hay and Brooke) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr
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Old March 25th, 2012, 07:28 PM   #12
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NEW YORK (Queens), NY

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Queens (Skillman and 29th) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr

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Queens (30th Dr and 21st St) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr

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Queens (31st St and 24th Av) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr
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Old March 26th, 2012, 05:35 AM   #13
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You might want to ask a mod to move this to the Cityscapes photo forum. This section is just for images that you have produced/own.

Nice collection though so far. I love Google street view. I could spend days just exploring on that thing.
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I like how you don't even mention the country when the photos where taken in the US, just the first two letter of the state....

Anyways, the idea is good. These random street view pictures actually tell us much more about how a place is than the usual SSC photo threads. There is a whole site dedicated to this, http://www.mapcrunch.com/
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STATE COLLEGE, PENNSYLVANIA

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State College (Sparks and Beaver) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr

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State College (Penn State Univ.) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr

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State College (Penn State Univ. 2) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr
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ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN

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Ann Arbor (Washington and 4th) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr

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Ann Arbor (Snyder and Prescott) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr

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Ann Arbor (State and Liberty) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr
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HOUSTON, TEXAS

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Houston (Bartell and Hearth) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr

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Houston (Crawford and Walker) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr

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Houston (Texas and Travis) by GoogleStreetViewJunkie, on Flickr
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I like this concept much... like you said, more representive. Most cities aren't either glam or "grit", nice to see just the typical.
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Not a city photo but an cool pic nonetheless. Someone at work told me about it.

A Google StreetView car drives over a flooded bridge in Australia:

http://maps.google.com.au/?ll=-33.19...32.19,,0,20.75
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I like how you don't even mention the country when the photos where taken in the US, just the first two letter of the state....

Anyways, the idea is good. These random street view pictures actually tell us much more about how a place is than the usual SSC photo threads. There is a whole site dedicated to this, http://www.mapcrunch.com/
Great website. Thanks for the link.
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