Google Sends Street View To Post-Sandy Staten Island
From Fast Company
January 4, 2013 - 1:19pm
Google's Street View cars are photographing hurricane-hit neighborhoods in New York, drawing local ire. Google dispatched a Street View car to a hurricane-ravaged Staten Island neighborhood on Thursday, and local residents are concerned that post-hurricane Street View mapping could negatively impact property values. New York Post reporters Dana Sauchelli and Dan MacLeod found the Google car in New Dorp Beach, one of the hardest-hit parts of New York City. One home caught on camera is currently the subject of a high-profile lawsuit after Allstate used the building in an advertisement despite denying the residents' wind damage claim. “The Street View team is currently redriving affected areas of New York City […] We hope this accurate, updated imagery that will soon be available in Google Maps will help people around the world better understand the extent of the damage a...
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