Google’s Perspective at,


The Google Earth and Maps team have just announced a new type of mapping imagery available to developers through the Google Maps API: high resolution overhead imagery that shows both the rooftops and sides of buildings at a tilted angle.

When Google made the announcement, it pointed out that both US property search engine and US online brokerage have integrated this new aerial view into their websites.’s blog post explains that it is one of just three websites, the third being travel website, trying out the new aerial perspective imagery. says it has added the new view below the existing Google Street View on each of its listings:


The imagery is currently only available for San Jose and San Diego, but Google says more cities will be added over the coming months. confirms it will be adding more imagery as it becomes available.

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