Recently I got an email from Google letting me know that their “Classic Maps” platform will be going away.
Unfortunately, “Classic Maps” is what this website’s maps are built upon.
Their replacement Custom Map application is quite different than “Classic Maps” and won’t allow me to embed maps on this site.
For a while, I thought this would totally break the purpose of this site, but a few knowledgeable friends pointed me in the direction of a viable suite of replacement tools.
These tools are open-source, free, and (to my eye) more aesthetically pleasing.
Here’s a sample:
Feel free to monitor my progress as I transition the main map (and all neighborhood pages) over the next few weeks: