New York goes photorealistic in Google Earth


Now isn’t that pretty? It’s how New York looks in Google Earth. Every building on Manhattan Island has now been meticulously mapped out and covered with photographic textures. It joins LA, San Francisco, and Berlin. When’s London due, eh?

Want to fly around the Big Apple yourself? Simply download Google Earth, fly to New York City, and turn on the 3D buildings layer. Then give it a minute to download the data, and Bob’s your uncle. You’ll need to buy him a Christmas present. Click over the jump for a ‘before’ picture of how the city looked in January last year.


(via GEarth Blog)

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One thought on “New York goes photorealistic in Google Earth

  • The architechtural plan and design of New York city was too pleasant and professional.
    Its skyscrappers make it looks like a paradise of life.
    From Kenya.

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