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The Morning Metropolitan

Photo by Daquelle Manera.

Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:

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All of Georgetown is a Bunch of Gray Boxes, Except for Trinity

Google Earth is the more complicated version of Google Maps. It offers, among other bells and whistles, the ability to see a map with three-dimensional shapes representing actual buildings. Here’s an example from the corner of M and Wisconsin:

M and Wisconsin: a bunch of blocks

While the 3D rendering gives you a rough idea of what shape the buildings are, they certainly are not particularly accurate representations of the buildings’ architecture. The solution: Google Earth lets users submit detailed graphical renderings of the buildings for all the world to see. But in Georgetown there is only one building (or rather group of buildings) that has received this treatment: Trinity Church and school. Check it out after the jump:

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