August 16, 2007
So, there's a Vegas trip coming up in my distant future. I hit Google Maps to figure out how to get to the hotel when what did I see in the satellite view but this odd looking set of buildings. From closer to the ground you get an entirely different view (and a hefty price tag).
It's called Turnberry Place, and whoever assembled the overhead shot for Google's database managed to turn four fairly normal highrises into a Dali-esqe image of leaning towers and nonsensical shadows. Though, it would be more fun to live in that way.
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at August 16, 2007 05:41 PM (+rSRq)
Posted by: Will at August 16, 2007 05:51 PM (olS40)
You'd think they'd redo an entire area all at once, though. And it's hard to believe that they couldn't fit all four of those buildings into a single frame, given that they do their photography from high altitude.
I'd love to know what the real story is, but I suspect we'll never find out.
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at August 17, 2007 12:11 AM (+rSRq)
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