How to kill several hours this workday? Dive into this map.
Constantine Valhouli, the co-founder of NeighborhoodX, a soon-to-launch data startup, created a map so as to compared home prices per square foot in Greater Boston neighborhoods with ones in neighborhoods throughout the world. For instance: "At $606 per square foot, Harvard Square compares in price to the Vieux Nice neighborhood of Nice ($641/sq.ft.). Over the years, the neighbors have included Aldous Huxley, Graham Greene, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and more recently, Elton John, Bono, and Brad Pitt."
Go ahead: Zoom in and start clicking, and dream of just upping sticks.
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