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Cool Interactive Map Lets You Look at How Minneapolis Has Changed Since 1938

Look at how different parts of the city have grown over the last 70+ years

Look at how different parts of the city have grown over the last 70+ years

It's Monday morning and you're probably at work procrastinating slogging through the stack of emails that piled up over the weekend.

Luckily our friends at the city of Minneapolis's open data department have something interesting to help you ease back into the workweek. They recently published a comprehensive aerial map where you can slide back and forth to compare the city as it was in 1938 and what it looked like in 2011-12. It's awesome:

See also: Timelapse Video Shows Minneapolis's Downtown Riverfront Transform Over 20+ Years

At the city's website you can type in your address and see what the neighborhood looked like back in the day.

Check out all the new bridges that were built across the Mississippi, changes on Nicollet Island, and the density-ruining nature of the interstate system.

Find anything else interesting? Let us know in the comments.

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