Category Archives: Digital Urban Maps

Digital Maps – A Look at Londons Underground

So began the railway age, an age in which London would be broken up and remade. The construction of the railways saw whole swathes of the capital knocked down to make way for tracks and stations. –          Jon E Lewis, … Continue reading

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London – Sanitation and Modernization

By Anthony Punch-   A cholera outbreak in 1854, along with the Great Stink in central London due to the build-up of human waste and effluent in 1858 brought about the implementation of a sewerage system in London, which was … Continue reading

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Digital Urban Maps- Public Parks in London City

Catriona Olivia Moore: 111539677 There is an abundance of public parks in London city today, but the most famous and most celebrated parks are Hyde Park and St. James’s Park. -Schmollingers 1833 map of Hyde Park.(English.illinoisstate.edu, 2014) Hyde Park was … Continue reading

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Digital Urban Mapping- Public spaces in London

The city of London is an old city rebuild many times. The city has continued in its long running history to make use of public space.  The importance of public space is vital to a live span of a city … Continue reading

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Digital Urban Maps- Modernity in Markets

Leadenhall Market in the City of London Barison referred to markets in London as always having an impact on Londons Built environment. She went onto say “Markets hold an historic place in the life of our towns and cities and … Continue reading

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