Michigan Avenue Minefield

Does anyone remember the 1980’s video game Worm War 3? Michigan Avenue is kind of like that these days.

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Google Erases West Loop Streets

Google Fails Chicago: Part Three in a Series. We’ve lamented before the declining quality of Google Maps coverage of Chicago. ¬†Even though there is a Google office in River North (at 20 West Kinzie Street), often Big G seems to have more interest in accurately mapping the moon than its own backyard. The latest offense: The West Loop’s missing streets. For some reason, in certain versions of Google Maps, Madison Street west...

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