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Cleveland in 50 Maps

Edited by Dan Crissman, Cartography by Evan Tachovsky & David Wilson
October 15, 2019

There are thousands of ways to map a city. Roads and bridges help you navigate the twists and turns, topography gives you the lay of the land, and population growth shows you its changing fortunes. But the best maps let you feel what that city is really like.

Cleveland in 50 Maps deconstructs the Forest City in surprising new ways. Follow the changing locations of breweries, music venues, and commuter rail lines over time. Track the Clinic’s growing east side footprint, year-by-year attendance at the Jake, and the addition of communities to the Cultural Gardens. Find out which local high schools produce the most NFL players and which locations the major presidential candidates visited in 2016. Discover the massive salt mine under Lake Erie and the barricades on the border of Shaker Heights. In each colorful map, you'll find a new perspective on one of America’s most misunderstood cities and the people who live here. 

 

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Dan Crissman is the associate publisher of Belt and the author of Brewing Everything (Norton, 2018). He lives in Cleveland.

Evan Tachovsky is a cartographer and data scientist currently working in New York City. Born and raised in Bedford, Ohio, he makes it back to Northeast Ohio as often as he can.

David Wilson is an illustrator whose work has appeared in The Atlantic, New York Magazine, The Boston Globe, and many more. He lives in Stow, Ohio with his wife and two daughters.