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San Francisco building footprint data completed

Posted by lxbarth on 9 July 2014 in English (English)

We've completed work on the San Francisco building footprint dataset. We added or modified over 150,000 buildings in about 5 months of tracing with a team of three. My colleague Ruben just posted stats on the Mapbox blog. Here's an animation of all changes.

Location: West SoMa, San Francisco, San Francisco City and County, California, 94103, United States of America

Comment from kucai on 10 July 2014 at 00:39

wowsers! will this map even load on older android devices like the original samsung 7" tab?

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Comment from zaleslaw on 10 July 2014 at 04:59

Thank you. This year on Google I/O journey I used OSM for SF and it was more better than one year before!

Thank you for your job!

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Comment from MoiArcSan on 11 July 2014 at 13:02

Hi,

very interesting your post.

How have you doing the map animation? It's really cool

Thanks

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Comment from Francois555 on 12 July 2014 at 22:16

Good job, guys!!! Did you use any (semi)automatic tools for extracting the buildings? Or how did you do it? It seems like a lot of work!

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Comment from lxbarth on 14 July 2014 at 20:49

Did you use any (semi)automatic tools for extracting the buildings?

All done by hand.

How have you doing the map animation? It's really cool

Take a look here: https://github.com/Rub21/osm_visualization

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