Hi! Taking photos of historical buildings is very good idea. Just check how much "white spots" Wikipedia have (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:National_Register_of_Historic_Places_in_California) even for National Register of historic places.
I'm even not talking about neighborhoods which have old buildings (Victorian, Italianate, etc). Just look in GeoCommons (http://toolserver.org/~para/GeoCommons) in San Jose, Santa, Clara, Alameda... Eugene. On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 1:45 PM, Brion Vibber <br...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > On 9/28/09 4:57 PM, Cary Bass wrote: >> I would also like to see us do something like >> >> "San Francisco Loves Wikipedia" or "The Bay Area Loves Wikipedia" or >> similar, given the fact that we were unable to take part in last >> February's "Wikis Love Art" because our museums did not get back to us >> in time. >> >> See<http://uk.wikimedia.org/wiki/Britain_Loves_Wikipedia> as an >> example of a future event. I think we might even plan something for >> sooner, on a smaller scale. Heck, I'm even willing to devote myself >> under "volunteer time" for something like this :) > > If we want to concentrate on San Francisco and Bay Area local history > and local curiosities, it might be interesting to organize something > with these folks: http://foundsf.org/ > > They're using MediaWiki for their community-built history project, and > seem to be poking around with CC stuff. > > I met briefly with one of their folks at a meetup earlier this year and > keep meaning to run around town and take photos for it but just haven't > had the time -- taking current photos from the same angle to compare to > historical ones is always a crowd-pleaser! > > -- brion > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-SF mailing list > Wikimedia-SF@lists.wikimedia.org > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-sf > _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-SF mailing list Wikimedia-SF@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-sf