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Where do you have to be born to say that you're from a given city and not be lying? Back in August, prompted by a New Republic article called "Don't Say You're From the City If You're Really From the 'Burbs," we asked you—Gawker readers—to tell us the real borders of some of America's largest cities. Here are your answers.

Where do you have to be born to say that you're from a given city and not be lying? Back in August, prompted by a New Republic article called "Don't Say You're From the City If You're Really From the 'Burbs," we asked you—Gawker readers—to tell us the real borders of some of America's largest cities. Here are your answers.

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Cities from the air by night – in pictures

30 Minutes on Mass Transit in 20 World Cities - Commute - The Atlantic Cities

30 Minutes on Mass Transit in 20 World Cities

30 Minutes on Mass Transit in 20 World Cities - Commute - The Atlantic Cities

Illustrator chen14 moved to Shanghai at the age of fourteen. Here, he commemorates his hometown of Wenling in this hand-drawn map of the city, including tourist locations and important information.

Illustrator chen14 moved to Shanghai at the age of fourteen. Here, he commemorates his hometown of Wenling in this hand-drawn map of the city, including tourist locations and important information.

Regency London Walks book review

Book Review ~ ‘Walks Through Regency London’ by Louise Allen ~ Book Giveaway!

Mount Klyuchevskoy, Kamchatka #map #russia #kamchatka

Mount Klyuchevskoy, Kamchatka #map #russia #kamchatka

David Ryan Robinson has produced this amazingly detailed hand drawn “map” of London. It was originally produced as a silk screen print and depicts a densely packed view of London with landmarks you’ll recognise alongside some slightly fantastical looking creatures. We are big fans of this, especially for its muted colours, detailed labels (you need to look closely for these) and many surprises.

David Ryan Robinson has produced this amazingly detailed hand drawn “map” of London. It was originally produced as a silk screen print and depicts a densely packed view of London with landmarks you’ll recognise alongside some slightly fantastical looking creatures. We are big fans of this, especially for its muted colours, detailed labels (you need to look closely for these) and many surprises.

Edo [Tokyo] :: map from the Koka Era (1844-1848). ( http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/historical/edo.html )

Edo [Tokyo] :: map from the Koka Era (1844-1848). ( http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/historical/edo.html )

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