Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Google Street View Virtual Tours

Thanks to the good folks at Google, as of last week their "Street View" map now includes many streets right here in Lexington SC 29072! Natasha Derrick of The State newspaper wrote a front page article just yesterday titled "Google gets personal: Columbia streets available". is already utilizing Google's latest feature by creating Neighborhood Street View Virtual Tours. Each neighborhood page that has this Street View capability will eventually be updated to show it's street view starting at the entrance to the neighborhood. You will be able to virtually tour a neighborhood by navigating through the streets, rotating your view, and even zooming in.

Here is an example of the Street View Virtual Tour in the Governors Grant neighborhood (may or may not be visible depending on Street View demand):

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A few other neighborhood pages that have the Street View Virtual Tour already added are:

A few others have a street view at the entrance but Google has not yet gotten into the neighborhood. Some of these are:

Stay tuned as every neighborhood page will be updated with it's own Street View Virtual Tour!


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