St. Paul’s Frogtown neighborhood gets high-tech outreach



By Chao Xiong, Star Tribune

“Tait Danielson Castillo’s office wall is dominated by a laminated map covered in erasable marker that’s about as long as he is tall. It’s 16 years old, and finally on its way out now that a new digital mapping system is dramatically changing how the neighborhood organizer reaches out to area residents.

Danielson Castillo is using geographic information system (GIS) mapping to layer several sets of data on a computerized map of District 7, a collection of 5,500 households just north of University Avenue between N. Lexington Parkway and Interstate 35E in St. Paul.”

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