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Upper Left Cities: A Cultural Atlas of San Francisco, Portland, and Seattle (Urban Infographic Atlases)

by Hunter Shobe, David Banis
Compare and contrast San Francisco, Portland, and Seattle through 150 innovative infographic maps that blend traditional cartography with modern graphic design.

Upper Left Cities redefines modern cartography by going into uncharted territory to create a narrative about three great cities through informative and detailed infographic maps.

Explore and compare San Francisco, Portland, and Seattle through:

   • wildlife and city trails
   • voting records
   • commutes
   • marathon routes
   • food and drink patterns
From the team that brought you
Portlandness, this cultural atlas includes more than 150 maps, each using data around a given topic and then translating that to a creative and often unexpected visual format. The result is a perfect blend of form and function, each map is meticulously and ingeniously designed.

The collection of maps cover:

   • history
   • geography
   • social and economic issues
   • pop culture
in Bay Area Interest
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Published September 2021

Sasquatch Books

Hardcover, 224 pages

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"The story of Portland, Seattle, and San Francisco, told through gorgeously illustrated maps."
—Portland Monthly