Taipei Map Analysis: Dongmen Station

Here I compare four overlapping areas around Dongmen (東門) Station.  They are not distinct neighborhoods, just convenient rectangular areas.  The question is: which area is most interesting to walk in, north-west from the station, north-east, south-east, or south-west. Here are the four areas shown at the 200 ft scale on Google Maps: . . . . Short Block Index Direction from Dongmen Station :: Short … Continue reading Taipei Map Analysis: Dongmen Station

Cityscape: Wenzhou Street, Da’an, Taipei

Taipei’s Da’an district is one of the most densely populated areas in the world, with over 70,000 people per square mile.  Da’an district also includes Da’an Forest Park, National Taiwan University, and unpopulated areas to the south and south-east of NTU.  The areas shown here are probably over 100,000 people per square mile. Standing at the intersection where lanes 56 and 58 meet at Wenzhou street, and … Continue reading Cityscape: Wenzhou Street, Da’an, Taipei