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  1. Freeway Interchanges

    1. The 101 - 135 interchange in the city of Avalon Beach 2. The 101 - 246 Interchange at Balboa International Airport 3. The 246 - 135 Interchange in Costa Pacifica 4. The end of the 18 freeway at Balboa Rd. 5. The 101 - 166 Interchange in Balboa 6. The 101 - 18 Interchange in Balboa (this was in a previous entry)
  2. So simtropolites, what is your opinion on High-Speed Rail in the United States? Be it in California, the Texas Triangle, Chicago, the Northeast Corridor, or any other proposed region. I just want to get y'all's opinions because I'm currently writing an in-depth research paper into the topic and I want to see if there are any potential arguments that I'm missing.
  3. U.S. Bank (Library) Tower

    Version 2.0.0

    1,468 Downloads

    U.S. Bank Tower, formerly Library Tower and First Interstate Bank World Center, is a 1,018-foot (310.3 m) skyscraper at 633 West Fifth Street in downtown Los Angeles, California. It is the third tallest building in California, the second tallest building in LA, the fifteenth tallest in the United States, the third tallest west of the Mississippi River after the Salesforce Tower and the Wilshire Grand Tower, and the 92nd tallest building in the world, after being surpassed by the Wilshire Grand Center. Because local building codes required all high-rise buildings to have a helipad, it was known as the tallest building in the world with a roof-top heliport from its completion in 1989 to 2004 when Taipei 101 opened. It is also the third tallest building in a major active seismic region; its structure was designed to resist an earthquake of 8.3 on the Richter scale. It consists of 73 stories above ground and two parking levels below ground. Construction began in 1987 with completion in 1989. The building was designed by Henry N. Cobb of the architectural firm Pei Cobb Freed & Partners and cost $350 million to build. It is one of the most recognizable buildings in Los Angeles, and often appears in establishing shots for the city in films and television programs. PLEASE, DELETE OLD VERSION This file Includes: Functional Landmark with 6,000 CO$$$ Jobs To install: Unzip the folder inside and dragg it on C:\Program Files\Maxis\SimCity 4 Deluxe\Plugins
  4. Valbuena Hotel

    Version 1.0.0

    2,190 Downloads

    Valbuena Hotel. Building architecture it's pretty similar to Westin Bonaventura L.A, CA. The Models has 5600 polys. It's a unique building and also has dynamic nightlights. Textures are 1024 x 1024. Uses the same requeriments that the game original hotel except for the milestone req.
  5. AON Center

    Version 1.0.0

    3,909 Downloads

    Aon Center is a 62-story, 860 ft (260 m) Modernist office skyscraper at 707 Wilshire Boulevard in downtown Los Angeles, California. Designed by Charles Luckman, site excavation started in late-1970, and the tower was completed in 1973, the rectangular bronze-clad building with white trim is remarkably slender for a skyscraper in a seismically active area. It is the second tallest building in Los Angeles, the second tallest in California, and the 31st tallest in the United States. The logo of the Aon Corporation, its anchor tenant, is displayed at the top in red. This file Includes: Functional Landmark with 5,000 CO$$$ Jobs To install: Unzip the folder inside and dragg it on C:\Program Files\Maxis\SimCity 4 Deluxe\Plugins
  6. The Story of Giovanni

    Here is Loquat County today, it still has a lot of sprawling ahead of it. Here is Picante, it's a small city on the southeast side of metropolitan Loquat County Here is one of the sim residents of Picante, his name is Giovanni. That is him waiting 2nd in line for the middle changing tent. Here is Giovanni's house (middle of the picture with the green roof). His address is: 419 Arlandria St. Picante, CA 93480 (notice the green Camry in the driveway) Here is Giovanni's neighborhood. Here is where Giovanni works. (His green Camry is partially behind a palm tree) Here is where Giovanni is taking classes towards his Master's in Urban Planning after work. Cal Poly San Luis Obispo's satellite Picante campus. One day between work and school, Giovanni stopped off at Five Guys in Balboa. (green Camry, bottom right) After eating his burger, Giovanni drove down Pacific Pkwy, and just as he passed Taco Bell, he was T-boned by a 7Eleven truck. His injuries were not serious, but he was taken to the nearby GooberGen Urgent Care. Giovanni had a broken arm and four stitches above his eyebrow. For his injuries and car loss, he was compensated by 7Eleven. He has since recovered, and now enjoys tuition free school and a brand new car.
  7. Los Angeles.sc3

    Version 1.0.0

    22 Downloads

    Los Angeles in SimCity 3000. A large and flat urban area that continues way beyond the size of this map. Hollywood, Venice Beach, Sunset Boulevard, Beverly Hills and lots of highways and traffic. Population: 756.354 Created by SimCityHawk
  8. Balboa

    A fight broke out in front of 7eleven. They should have gone to the Pot Shop a few doors down Date Palm Drive. Part of the prestigious "fruit streets" neighborhood in north Balboa. Other famous streets in the neighborhood include Blackberry Street, Pomegranate Road, and Anjou Drive.
  9. Balboa - Part 2

  10. Transamerica Pyramid

    Version 1.0.0

    1,148 Downloads

    The Transamerica Pyramid at 600 Montgomery Street between Clay and Washington Streets in the Financial District of San Francisco, California, is a 48-story postmodern building and the second-tallest skyscraper in the San Francisco skyline. Its height will be surpassed by Salesforce Tower, currently under construction.The building no longer houses the headquarters of the Transamerica Corporation, which moved its U.S. headquarters to Baltimore, Maryland, but it is still associated with the company and is depicted in the company's logo. Designed by architect William Pereira and built by Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Company, at 853 ft (260 m), on completion in 1972 it was the eighth tallest building in the world. This file Includes: Functional Landmark with 4,000 CO$$$ Jobs To install: Unzip the folder inside and dragg it on C:\Program Files\Maxis\SimCity 4 Deluxe\Plugins
  11. Palo Alto: An Introduction

    Hey all! Long time lurker here, with my first city journal. My city is based heavily on the cities I grew up in, Palo Alto and San Francisco (as well as Northern California in general), and inspired by the geography of Hong Kong, as well as the density of New York City. It is named Palo Alto (not to be confused with the actual Palo Alto!) and is envisioned as being north of San Francisco, yet still maintaining SF's Mediterranean climate and geography. Street names and some history have been borrowed heavily from Palo Alto, as well as local cities Atherton and Menlo Park, as an homage to the area I grew up in. In this alternate reality, the gold rush heavily affected the Palo Alto Bay region, catapulting Palo Alto into the world’s economy as a heavy financial and tech sector, leaving San Francisco as a regional economy with strong tourism (think Austin, New Orleans, San Diego, etc). I’ve envisioned most of the institutions that define the San Francisco Bay Area (both current and those that have relocated) as originating in Palo Alto instead, as well as some notable companies from the Pacific Northwest. The Palo Alto economy is defined by many financial, tech, and Fortune 500 companies, including Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Google, Chevron, Gap, Apple, Facebook, McKesson, Hewlett Packard, Safeway, Visa, Oracle, Salesforce, Clorox, Charles Schwab, Starbucks, Nike, Nordstrom, Levi’s, Union Bank, Electronic Arts (!), Intel, Adobe, the Hearst Corporation, and PG&E, as well as being the national hub of venture capital, and hosting the (still intact in this world) Pacific Coast Stock Exchange, in addition to the Federal Reserve Bank for District 12. This diversity and strength of industry has allowed Palo Alto to become a Global Alpha city, and a major population and commercial hub of the United States of America. I’m still learning to play the game, so this is just as much about my experiments with creating a city as it is with perfectly polished regions. My focus is going to be on neighborhoods, developing infill over time, and transportation routes (particularly subways and buses). My goal is to create a city (primarily wall-to-wall) that feels like it grew naturally rather than disjointed, and each post will feature a different area, project, or transportation system. Anyway, I hope you all enjoy!
  12. MGM Tower (Constellation Place)

    Version 1.0.0

    442 Downloads

    The MGM Tower (Constellation Place), is a tower of 35 floors, located in Century City, Los Angeles, CA. Built in 2003, for years it served as headquarters of the Golden Metro (MGM) until 2011, currently is home to Houlihan Lokey, ICM Partners and International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC). About the Model: My first BAT and belongs to a Sketchup model, with its minor modifications. * Does not count on night light. *Monument * Photo faces I hope you like my first model, it is a bit bago but I hope to improve, I would like your criticism and observations, agradesco to "Diego del Llano" for its tips. Greetings and enjoy. Model sourced from the 3D Warehouse, created by Google Geo Models.
  13. Hello and welcome to a new city journal. A town based on somewhere in Orange County, California. The main road is Pacific Coast Highway which runs along most of the Californian coast. Heading north from Los Palma is the megalopolis of Los Angeles, whilst heading south will take you Oceanside the closest town to San Diego. This project will also me to create assets which have a Hispanic/californian style which I think is lacking in the workshop. Anyways, without further a do I present Los Palma: The Oceanside pier Looking south Green renewable energy! California is one of the leading contributors in the US to renewable energy. Up coast Stay tuned for more in the next coming weeks, I will also start working on my first commercial Hispanic building. Thank you for reading.
  14. California 1

    From the album The Agonized Collection

  15. Gas Company Tower

    Version 1.0.0

    2,983 Downloads

    Gas Company Tower is a 52-story, 228.3 m (749 ft) class-A office skyscraper on Bunker Hill in downtown Los Angeles, California. Located on the north side of Fifth Street between Olive Street and Grand Avenue, across from the Biltmore Hotel, the building serves as the headquarters for the Southern California Gas Company, which vacated its previous offices on Eighth- and Flower-streets in 1991, and is home to the Los Angeles offices of Arent Fox and Sidley Austin. This file Includes: Functional Landmark with 4,500 CO$$$ Jobs To install: Unzip the folder inside and dragg it on C:\Program Files\Maxis\SimCity 4 Deluxe\Plugins
  16. Mini California

    Version 1.0.0

    201 Downloads

    This is my first custom map, so I'll admit it's not perfect. What you get is a single grayscale image for SC4Mapper.
  17. San Joaquin Beach

    This is a preview of my new CJ, it has a lot of sprawling to come, but here are a few shots... The Pacific Circle In the heart of Pacific Bay, a census designated area in south San Joaqin Beach, lies the Pacific Circle and plaza. The intersection and surrounding town was founded in 1918 and has become host to annual events such as "The International Food Festival" the first weekend in May, as well as the "Harvest Festival & Oktoberfest" in September. All six streets are blocked off for each event and local restaurants cook outdoors. Most of the businesses in and around the circle are restaurants; health food, gastropub, pizza, mexican food, and diners. At Christmas, lights are strung from building to palm tree and palm tree to building. Many of the buildings around the circle have been deemed local landmarks, and the old overgrown trees have plenty of hearts with initials scratched in their bark. Pacific Bay is a close-knit community, and the circle is the meeting point. Canary Palm Estates Upscale neighborhood in north Pacific Bay. Median home price: §1.5M San Joaquin Beach Civic Center & City Hall The center for city management and administration. Some events are held here like the annual Taste of Los Reyes, the 4th of July City Block Party & BBQ, and the April 20th Smokeout for Freedom and Date Shake Festival. Further down is Grizzly Bear Park, packed on the weekends with kids sports. Little Manila An area of Serrano with with highest population of Philippine-born residents in the US Old Spanish Station At Picante St. and Los Reyes Rd. Pacific Bay and San Joaquin Beach Lots of drunk drivers on the 101 freeway... The Circle from another angle For more like this, check out my last CJ California 2: Thanks
  18. Los Reyes County

    From the album City Showcase (S3-23-M)

    Current project
  19. 345 California Center

    Version 1.0.0

    3,337 Downloads

    345 California Center is a 48-story office tower in the financial district of San Francisco, California. Completed in 1986, the 211.8 m (695 ft) tower is the third-tallest in the city after the Transamerica Pyramid and 555 California Street if the spires are included. It was originally proposed to be 30 m (98 ft) taller. 345 California is in the middle of a block with historic buildings on each of the four corners. Initially planned as condominiums, the top 11 floors of the building are the Loews Regency San Francisco hotel, located in twin towers set at 45-degree angles to the rest of the building. Several glass skybridges offer views of the San Francisco Bay Area. The Loews Regency has the street address 222 Sansome, with a different entrance. FONT: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/345_California_Center This file Includes: Functional Landmark with 3,200 CO$$$ Jobs To install this Unzip the folder inside and dragg it on C:\Program Files\Maxis\SimCity 4 Deluxe\Plugins
  20. Los Angeles, CA.

    Version 1

    2,306 Downloads

    This is the medium map of Greater Los Angeles Area , California. The size of map is 28x20 This mapis of imagen satellital DEM, TIFF. - INSTALLATION 1. Unzip the file. 2. Open SC4Mapper. If you don't have the SC4Mapper you can download it here. 3. Choose "Create Region" and last "SC4M", search the file and open it. 4. When the file is open, you can modify the cities or go to "Save Region" and save it. 5 . The region is ready. Open the game, search the region and to play. Este es un mapa mediano del area metropolitana de Los Angeles, California. El tamaño del mapa es 28x20 Este mapa es creado de una imagen satelital TIFF, DEM. - INSTALACIÓN. 1. Descomprimir el archivo. 2. Abrir SC4Mapper. Si no tiene el SC4Mapper, puedes descargarlo aquí. 3. Escoge la opción "Create Region" y despues "SC4M", busca el archivo y lo abre. 4. Cuando el archivo este abierto, puedes modificar las ciudades o ir a "Save Region" para guardarla. 5. La región ya está lista. Abrir el juego, buscar la región y a jugar.
  21. Las Kardes, CA, USA

    Version 1.0.0

    752 Downloads

    Fictional map loosely based around Trindade Island. The island is located about 120 miles West of Ensenada, Mexico. Before the Spanish-American war, the island has sustained a populace of 5,300 people. However, during the war, America has completely taken over the island, and unfortunately, only 50 settlers were left by the end of the war due to rampant rebellion against American rule, forcing the US armed forces into murdering most residents. The island in the center of the waterfall has served as the downtown area of the Spanish settlement. No infrastructure, however, was left by the end of the war, due to the fact that most roads were unpaved, and no railroad was established. The harbor has been disassembled and recycled in 1955, and so were the most houses. In 2013, a highway has been built connecting the island to San Clemente Island near California. The highway is part of an American-Mexican off-coast highway, connecting Los Angeles, California, and Ensenada, Mexico. In 2015, the island has gained a lot of popularity amongst Californians, and the first official settlement was established on the island. The name "Las Kardes" it derived from the word kardex, which is Spanish for "archive" or "filing cabinet". It has been named as such due to the fact that colonization of the island post-Spanish-American War has been left off for a very long time. The island's total land area is 10.2 squared kilometers. It is fairly mountainous and contains a fertile delta in the West. The delta is quite dated, having formed only after several thousand years of rock breakdown. Geologists predict all island breakdown around the delta in approximately 4,190 years. The rest of the lake will become saltwater by the end of the next 200 years. The mountains contain a limited amount of ore. On the north of the island is a waterfall with a limited amount of fertile land. Animal life is present, dwelling primarily near the fertile areas. NOTE: High possibility of a default highway circulating around the island. Why? Because Americans love highways circulating around things, and because it's a very island-ish thing to have.
  22. Renaissance Tower Sacramento

    Version 1.0.0

    6,009 Downloads

    Renaissance Tower is a 113 m (371 ft) skyscraper in Sacramento, California, completed in 1989. The 28 story tower was the tallest in the city when completed, and is now the fifth. Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renaissance_Tower_(Sacramento) This file Includes: Functional Landmark with 2,500 CO$$$ Jobs To install this Unzip the folder inside and dragg it on C:\Program Files\Maxis\SimCity 4 Deluxe\Plugins
  23. Greatest Misses

    Is it me or has the talent in the CJ section reached a new level lately? There's amazing stuff out there. Some notable journals that have inspired me recently are: Pretoria Metropolitan Area by takemethere, My SC4 CJ Scrapbook by Ln X, Vista Del Mar: Simcity 4 Artiste by gviper, The Jade Bight by Dreadnought, Nyhaven Lower Columbia (AIN) by woodb3kmaster, New SorGun by SimCoug, P.R. Crastina's Travels by Tariely, and a few others. I decided I need to up my game, so I started a new region. Here's what I'm working on, if anyone has any suggestions I'd love to hear them. After the first four shots of the new region are 11 of my "greatest misses." These are pictures I either forgot to add to an entry, there's something that bothers me about them, or I didn't want to make the entry too long and they didn't make the cut. Last are my favorite 5 shots from this CJ. Thanks for the comments everyone! US Route 101 Greatest Misses: The back of Kingdom Animalia Zoo & Aquarium (didn't make the cut) Puerto Anejo (I never finished this city and therefore didn't feature it in a CJ entry, here's a few good shots that came from it) Mosaic (this was actually in an entry but it was small, here's the full size mosaic) Kroger is unexpectedly closed the day before thanksgiving... Accident at the corner of Avocado Road and Spring Street in Playa Verde Downtown Playa Verde The Cal-State Green Beach Mafiosi (blue) vs. the UCPV Prospectors (gray) Via Verde Farmer's Market Open 7 days a week, 6:00 am - 4:00 pm Famous stalls include: Smokey Joe's Santa Maria Style BBQ King Tubby's King Crab Legs Oishi Sushi Pancho's Flautas Accident at the corner of Avocado and 19th Street, Playa Verde Best of Here are some of my favorite shots from this CJ Thanks everyone! One more favorite: (Click to enlarge, then click Full Size, then zoom in)
  24. Miscellaneous GIFs

    Miscellaneous GIFs In-N-Out at the corner of California Blvd and B Street in south San Julio Hot air balloon rides on weekends in Rancho Añejo for $5 per person Mission Avenue at Los Padres Road, Pomegranate Heights Accident at the corner of Balboa and Verano Road in downtown Playa Verde Paseo Águila and Las Moras High School Heiwa Temple in San Julio Near the Port of Playa Verde 2 Eastland Grand Station in Playa Verde (that's the new BK by Ceafus88) Accident at the corner of Avocado Road and 8th Street The High Train over Clementine and Groove Street Puerto Añejo Pera Park in D'Anjou Valley The front entrance of Kingdom Animalia in Ten Billion Palms Surprise Volcano in Playa Verde Click to enlarge:
  25. Green Beach

    Bordering Ten Billion Palms and Las Moras to the east, Playa Verde to the north, and Santa Barbara County to the south, Green Beach is the second most populous city in the region with 132k sims. It hosts the annual Green City Surf Contest and the Maize Dayz Corn Festival. Popular sites include Sabra Park - home of Green Beach Guapos baseball, the El Greco museum, Macadamia Park, Cal-State University Green Beach, SwimSim Swimming Center, and the Green City Street Market. Central Green Beach - the neighborhood of Orangewood Construction off the 240 freeway at the Pistachio Road Exit Green Beach High School Los Verdes Hills Quinoa Road at Santa Ana Street - one of the traffic signals is stuck on green... Cal State Green Beach North Green Beach Almost the whole city Next entry: Miscellaneous GIFs
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