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105 & 110 Quilt
|| 8/19/2007 || 1:07 pm || Comments Off on 105 & 110 Quilt || ||

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View the Google Map of the intersection of I-105 & I-110 in Los Angeles.

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101 & 110 Quilt
|| 8/18/2007 || 9:15 am || Comments Off on 101 & 110 Quilt || ||

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101 and 110 Quilt by Nikolas Schiller

The 101 & 110 interchange is popularly known as the Four Level Interchange and officially known as the Bill Keene Memorial Interchange, named after the KNXT traffic / weather reporter.

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View the Google Map of the intersection of I-101 & I-110 in Los Angeles.

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5, 10, 60, & 101 Quilt
|| 8/17/2007 || 1:32 pm || Comments Off on 5, 10, 60, & 101 Quilt || ||

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5,10,60, and 101 Quilt by Nikolas Schiller

Yesterday’s 5 & 10 Quilt is the northern part of the East Los Angeles Interchange complex and this map is the southern half. I had quite a bit a of trouble trying to properly name this map because I couldn’t really figure out which interchange was which! So instead of selectively naming only a couple of the highways, I decided to name this map using ALL of the highways.

According to the Wikipedia entry:


* Interstate 5 enters the complex from the south as the Santa Ana Freeway, but exits to the north as the Golden State Freeway. The Santa Ana Freeway continues west as U.S. 101 to the Four Level Interchange (Bill Keene Memorial Interchange) in downtown Los Angeles.

* Interstate 10 is not contiguous through the interchange. Heading west into the complex on the San Bernardino Freeway (I-10), the primary road (or trunk) heads to U.S. 101. In order to follow the I-10 alignment, one must exit the trunk road and follow a connector that merges with the alignment of southbound I-5, then exit that trunk and follow another connector to the Santa Monica Freeway (I-10); note also the change in the freeway’s name.

* Heading west into the complex on the Pomona Freeway (CA/SR-60), the primary road (or trunk) heads into the Santa Monica Freeway (I-10).

Up next will be the Four Level Interchange.

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View the Google Map of the intersection of 5, 10, 60, & 101 in Los Angeles.

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5 & 10 Quilt
|| 8/16/2007 || 3:13 pm || Comments Off on 5 & 10 Quilt || ||

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This interchange is apart of the East Los Angeles Interchange complex, which is one of the busiest freeway interchanges in the world. I am going to make a few more maps of this interchange in the coming days.

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View the Google Map of the intersection of I-5 & I-10 in Los Angeles.

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Interchangable Earth
|| 8/15/2007 || 2:27 pm || Comments Off on Interchangable Earth || ||

Click the image below to download the .kmz file [7.8 mb] for Google Earth:

Screen grab of Interchangable Earth by Nikolas Schiller

Using the center of 710 & 405 Quilt, which is in the Los Angeles Interchanges series, I constructed this beautiful globe.

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I-35W Bridge Quilt #2
|| 8/4/2007 || 10:32 am || Comments Off on I-35W Bridge Quilt #2 || ||

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On August 1st the bridge in this map unexpected collapsed killing and injuring scores of people. Having family living in the Twin City area, I took notice of this bridge’s collapse and decided to make a map.

View the Google Map of the Interstate 35W bridge in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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“Ghost Cars” on the I-35W Bridge
|| 8/3/2007 || 12:11 pm || 2 Comments Rendered || ||

When preparing the imagery for the previous map, I zoomed into the bridge and discovered that there are some “ghost cars” on the bridge.

There is really nothing supernatural about these cars, rather I believe they were created by one of two processes. The photographic artifacts were created by the cars driving at high speeds across the bridge when the photograph was taken. Or they could also be artifcats created by the blending of two different aerial photographs taken at different times. My best guess goes with the first, but I wouldn’t doubt if it were a combination of both. Regardless, they give the map a unique quaity that I wasn’t expecting. I am going to make a fractal version for tomorrow.

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I-35W Bridge Quilt
|| || 11:42 am || Comments Off on I-35W Bridge Quilt || ||

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Like the MacArthur Maze Quilt, this map is a prime example of mapping current events. On August 1st the bridge in this map unexpected collapsed killing and injuring scores of people. Having family living in the Twin City area, I took notice of this bridge’s collapse and decided to make a map.

Last year in October I was in the area for my Grandma’s funeral and remember seeing the bridge off in the distance. I even remember being driven across the bridge when I was a lot younger. So unlike most of the maps I’ve made which feature locations I have yet to visit, this one really hits home for me.

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10 & 110 Quilt
|| 8/1/2007 || 9:13 am || Comments Off on 10 & 110 Quilt || ||

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710 & 405 Quilt
|| 7/24/2007 || 10:09 am || Comments Off on 710 & 405 Quilt || ||

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View the Google Map of the intersection of I-105 & I-405 in Los Angeles.

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