The History of Leith

November 7, 2011

It’s a Google Streetmap of history: How our famous landmarks looked up to 170 years ago

A website has taken the notion of the ‘Now and Then’ photo to another level with their ‘Google Streetmap of history’ which allows people to see what a British street looked like 10, 20 or even 100 years ago.

Like a photographic trip down memory lane, the phone app allows users to ‘pin’ photos to places on the map meaning you can see how the world has changed since the photo was taken, and read the stories behind the area.

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