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Wards in words

Last week I discovered a surprisingly fascinating blog called Strange Maps. Honestly, it’s riveting! It’s an eclectic and informative collection of ... you guessed it, strange maps.

One of the maps featured is a typographical guide to Chicago’s neighbourhoods (by Ork Posters) which, to someone like me who loves graphical wordy things, is stunning. So I decided – Chicago being twinned with Brum and all – to have a go at creating a typographical ward map of Birmingham, for no other reason than to see how it’d look. (Geek!)

Anyway, this is what I’ve got so far. It’s a work-in-progress and needs a few tweaks but I like how it’s coming along ...

(It should be reasonably accurate but the borders have been fairly dramatically simplified, so my apologies if your area’s been short-changed. And if you spot a typo, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)!)

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