Mexico City Zócalo

Photo: Northeast Corner Mexico City boasts one of the most storied plazas in the world. The Zócalo is the place to go to visit the Templo Mayor, National Palace and National Cathedral and is the heart of the Centro Historico, Mexico City and the nation itself. The Zócalo is bounded on the north by Cinco …

Nairobi

Photo: Francisco Anzola, Ambassadeur Nairobi is the capital and largest city of Kenya. The name “Nairobi” comes from the Maasai phrase Enkare Nyrobi, which translates to “cold water.” Main street: Kenyatta Avenue! Google Maps goo.gl/maps/7AukawSVHJiMQTBA6 In addition to its urban core, the city has Nairobi National Park, a large game reserve known for breeding endangered …

Prague

Photo: Nan Palmero, Gulliver Zepplin at Submarine Cables at Dox Museum Prague Prague is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/CGctVPUxXZfyaAM98 Headlines ‘I’m a stranger in my own city’: Prague takes on Airbnb to dam flood of tourists – Guardian Railway Praha hlavní nádraží Videos Photos Planeta.com Czech Republic Europe …

New York City

Photo: New York City Department of Transportation, Wayfinding Launch New York is the most populous city in the United States. Some history. The word “Manhattan” has been translated as “island of many hills” from the Lenape language City Parks peoplemakeparks.org Photos Embedded Tweets Beginning today, New York City’s museums and attractions are yours to explore …

New York City Links

New York City Flag Links related to New York City presented in somewhat random fashion: New York Transit Museum 99 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn nytransitmuseum.org Facebook @NYTransitMuseum Weather Forecast Headlines Why Manhattan’s Skyscrapers Are Empty https://youtu.be/RQCArJGIKpc https://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/lets-not-destroy-new-york-city-brutalist-masterpieces forty-percent-of-manhattans-buildings-could-not-be-built-today Before and After: The New York State Pavilion Gets a Paint Job World’s first underground park to open …

Boston

Photo: Boston Public Library, Tunnel Construction 1930 Spotlight on Boston Google Maps https://goo.gl/maps/qsFEB5Vh8TddJgT76 Marathon https://www.wired.com/story/how-the-boston-marathon-messes-with-runners-to-slow-them-down Reference If it is 4pm in Boston, what time is it elsewhere? Elsewhere on the Web http://www.thefreedomtrail.org http://www.bu.edu YouTube Boston University Facebook https://www.facebook.com/bostonmassachusetts Flickr Boston public library Twitter @BostonGlobe @RedSox @FutureBoston @BostnIndicators @Hubway @PaulRevereHouse @YourIslandPark @ConsulmexBoston @BPLBoston @OnlyInBOS Museums Our …

San Antonio, Texas

Robert West Quote Spotlight on San Antonio, Texas Google Maps https://goo.gl/maps/sD29Nk1PXzLVmqSU8 Quotes We are all members of one community and we have a common goal … improving the economic and social conditions of our city and making it a more desirable place in which to live. = Todos somos miembros de una comunidad y tenemos …

Cape Town

Bus Station Cape Town (Afrikaans: Stad Kaapstad; Xhosa: IsiXeko saseKapa) is the metropolitan municipality which governs the city and its suburbs. We’d like to explore this further: Cape Town is located on an underground river called Camissa, meaning ‘place of sweet waters.’ Natural World Cape Town is famous for its harbor as well as landmarks Table Mountain …

Smart Cities

Hashtags Cities are getting smarter. Hashtag: #smartcities Headlines The case for … making low-tech ‘dumb’ cities instead of ‘smart’ ones Las Vegas Gambles on a ‘Smart City’ Technology Makeover – CityLab 2018 Readiness Challenge winners reflect on their smart city journeys – Smart Cities Dive – @SmartCitiesDive @BigSurfDon Google plan for data-driven ‘smart city’ sparks …

Memphis, Tennessee

Postcard Memphis is the largest city in Tennessee and the 25th-largest city in the United States in terms of population. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/eJwSk2iUgWA8HbpR7 Mississippi River The Memphis Riverfront stretches along the Mississippi River from the Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park in the north, to the T. O. Fuller State Park in the south. The River Walk …