Tag Archives: New York

Landmarks: NY 2.0 with New York Landmarks Conservancy

We’ve launched a major upgrade to the Landmarks: New York app. We’ve released version 2.0 in collaboration with the New York Landmarks Conservancy, as the Conservancy celebrates its 40th anniversary protecting the iconic buildings and diverse neighborhoods that define New York. Here … Continue reading

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Facebook, Google Street View, and more with Landmarks apps

Our Landmarks apps — for New York City, Chicago, and San Francisco — have been updated with new features that leverage iPhone iOS5 to improve your experience checking out local landmarks in these great cities.  We’ve highlighted the enhancements below. … Continue reading

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Landmarks: NY iPhone update – version 1.95

The Landmarks: New York app is updated (ver. 1.95) with the following features: UPDATED LANDMARK INFORMATION Locations are fixed for the Kingsland Homestead in Queens and the Hamilton Grange in Harlem (thanks to user feedback for pointing these out – please send … Continue reading

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Landmarks: NY iPhone update – version 1.9

The latest version (1.9) of Landmarks: New York is now available for the iPhone.  We’ve incorporated lots of new information and enhancements, including: Landmark sites are up-to-date as of October 2011.  One of the latest landmarks (Westbeth in Greenwich Village) is shown … Continue reading

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NYC Location Based Apps Meetup

Last night I had the opportunity to demo Landmarks: New York to the Location Based Apps meetup in New York.  It was a great crowd, made lots of good contacts, and the response about the app was positive. The session … Continue reading

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Landmarks: NY iPhone update – version 1.5

Here’s what’s new with Landmarks: New York (version 1.5): 1) More info The app now includes 700+ thumbnail photos of NYC landmarks from Wikipedia (and you can view the full photos without closing the app). We’ve also updated descriptions for hundreds … Continue reading

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NY Location-Based Apps Meetup demo

I’ll be giving a demo on May 25, 2011 at the NY Location-Based Apps Meetup about Landmarks: NY. The meetup will focus on a presentation by SimpleGeo (looking forward to hearing from them!) and also a demo about the location capabilities of … Continue reading

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iPhone version in the works

UPDATE (April 2011): Apple has approved the iPhone version.  You can download it here.   (March 2011) We’ve been spending the last couple of months developing and testing a version of Landmarks: New York to be submitted to Apple for … Continue reading

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‘Landmarks: New York’

The New York Times City Room has a terrific article about my Landmarks: New York app.  Make sure to check out the different versions. If you want to receive updates about the app, please sign up for our email list. Have an … Continue reading

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Historic Districts Council birthday party!

I attended the 40th anniversary party this week for the Historic Districts Council, the citywide historic preservation advocacy group in New York City. I hoped to meet some key people who might be interested in my Landmarks: New York app. … Continue reading

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