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Yahoo Maps Won't Let Arts vs Artists Die

By Eric Richardson
Published: Wednesday, March 05, 2008, at 06:20PM

Artists District?

Yahoo Maps recently added neighborhood names to its displayed data. Here in Downtown, though, they made an old mistake, calling the Arts District the Artists District. It's not exactly a new mistake, well past its first adventure in printing Artist District signs the city still has the name boldly emblazoned on maps around Downtown.

You might be tempted to think that these few letters are no big deal. Turns out they're quite important to people. My boss while at Cartifact, Graham Marriott, is quick to tell people just how many calls he got when Cartifact followed the city's lead and put "Artists District" on a map.


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