11 more cities added to Building Maker

It’s been a few months since Google has added any new cities to Building Maker, but now they’ve come through big with 11 new ones.


The new cities are:
South Africa

  • Bloemfontein
  • Cape Town
  • Durban
  • Johannesburg
  • Nelspruit
  • Phokeng
  • Polokwane
  • Port Elizabeth
  • Pretoria


  • Oakland
  • Berkeley
  • San Francisco (extended coverage)
  • Redwood city (extended coverage)

The addition of these cities brings the total up to 99 cities across five different continents. Google continues to build their 3D library with models created from this tool, and it’s only going to keep expanding.
Go try the new cities for yourself, and leave a comment if any of your buildings make it into Google Earth.

About Mickey Mellen

Mickey has been using Google Earth since it was released in 2005, and has created a variety of geo-related sites including Google Earth Hacks. He runs a web design firm in Marietta, GA, where he lives with his wife and two kids.


  1. Finally! South Africa is so hot right now!!!

  2. wroman says:


  3. Kaczor says:

    Finaly I could model District 9 in Joburg 😉

  4. Oliver Evans says:

    Lets do Dublin!

  5. 9 SA cities, thats awesome!

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