Amnesia Houston blog gathers steam, vintage tweets, old maps and a fat slice of preservation advocacy!

The preservation advocacy blog, perversely named Amnesia Houston, by “James Glassman, Houstonian” is gathering steam: from one post in 2006, another in 2007, he’s gone to nearly one per month in 2011! In addition to vintage tweets from Houston’s ancient pre-twitter era, he’s got links to a stack of historic maps (and who doesn’t love an old map?) and to What Was There, an intriguing project that combines historical photos of buildings with Google map street views to raise awareness of what we’ve forgotten.

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One response to “Amnesia Houston blog gathers steam, vintage tweets, old maps and a fat slice of preservation advocacy!”

  1. You can also take a look at http://www.historicaerials.com. They have usgs photography of Houston in a Google Photo Map format with shots from 1957, ’64, ’73, ’81, 2002 & ’04… Just click on Harris County, zoom out and adjust to the part of town you would like to zoom in on. They also have other cities around the nation… Really cool!!!

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