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A demonstration application showcasing SF's updated building footprints
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SF Building Explorer

This is a quick and dirty demonstration project showcasing the use of building footprints in an application to link various administrative data together. It is not built to production standards. It's just basic HTML, CSS and javascript with some minimal libraries to support mapping. Libraries include:

  1. Mapbox GL JS
  2. Turf.js
  3. Wellknown

Read more in our blog post about building footprints.

Running locally

On the command line:

  1. git clone
  2. cd sf-building-explorer
  3. python -m SimpleHTTPServer 9000*

In your browser:

  1. Go to http://localhost:9000

Open datasets being used


This is just a demonstration application, so no heavy development right now, but if you find any issues, please feel free open an issue and describe the problem clearly so we can fix it.

Copyright and License

Code copyright 2017 the City and County of San Francisco. Code released under the MIT License.

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