Google Maps is a great service and I've long been fascinated by how anyone can create a custom map and share it with others. I finally figured out a way to use this feature that I want to share with you.
I've combined my love of magic and Chicago to create a Map of Chicago Magic. It highlights current and historical places of interest throughout the city and surrounding areas. With the help of some friends, I think it's off to a good start. You can reach it via the link on my Chicago Magic Studio page. (The Google map links are unbearably long, so I'm trying to make it easier to remember by providing a jumping-off link there.)
When I created the "map of magic" little did I know that the word Chicago is, in itself, a magic word. As unearthed and documented by my friend and eccentric scholar, Craig Conley. See Magic Words: Chicago for more about that.