New York City

New York CityGoogle Maps has been updated with new Street View imagery for multiple parts of New York, including Central Park, the 9/11 Memorial and various neighborhoods affected by Hurricane Sandy. The 9/11 Memorial, located at the site where the World Trade Center once stood, now includes high-resolution photographs for both the North and South pool, allowing viewers to clearly read the victims’ names engraved along the edges. The idea being that if users would like to pay their respects, but are unable to visit New York, there’s now another way of visiting the site. Google has also teamed up with Historypin, an online service developed by the not-for-profit company We Are What We Do, to create a collection of images that highlight the impact of Hurricane Sandy and the work that is being done to help with the recovery.

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