Explore City-owned lots in Chicago
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Chicago Lots

Explore vacant City-owned lots in Chicago. Forked from large-lots.

Running locally

git clone git@github.com:datamade/chicago-lots.git
cd large-lots

# to run locally
python -m SimpleHTTPServer

navigate to http://localhost:8000/

Data

Our map was built using open data from Chicago and Cook County:

dependencies

We used the following open source tools:

  • PostGIS - geospatial database
  • Bootstrap - Responsive HTML, CSS and Javascript framework
  • Leaflet - javascript library interactive maps
  • jQuery Address - javascript library creating RESTful URLs

Team

  • Derek Eder - developer, content
  • Eric van Zanten - developer, GIS data merging
  • Forest Gregg - process design, content

Errors / Bugs

If something is not behaving intuitively, it is a bug, and should be reported. Report it here: https://github.com/datamade/chicago-lots/issues

Note on Patches/Pull Requests

  • Fork the project.
  • Make your feature addition or bug fix.
  • Commit, do not mess with rakefile, version, or history.
  • Send me a pull request. Bonus points for topic branches.

Copyright

Copyright (c) 2014 DataMade. Released under the MIT License.