A Street Near You screengrab

A Street Near You – exploring the local legacy of the First World War

A Street Near You is a personal project, born out of intrigue, created out of frustration, intended as a demonstrator, built in a week, based solely on open data …
which reached 240,000 people in three days

Conceived as a way of demonstrating the untapped potential of linking First World War datasets (and the frustration that all the centenary projects had been working separately), A Street Near You was, and continues to be, a personal experiment in enriching, enhancing, extending, and presenting data in an engaging way.

But it became a bit more than that, which you can read about in the following blog posts:

For the actual A Street Near You site see astreetnearyou.org

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