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City Transit Tatts

One Man's Chicago Train Map Tattoo Shows His Love for His Hometown

— May 25, 2011 — Pop Culture
There is no place like home and the Chicago Train Map Tattoo really shows this sentiment on an ultimate level. Posted by brr-itscole on F*ck Yeah Tattoos, this veiny ink art is pretty impressive.

Inked by Jerome at Tatu Tattoo in Chicago, Illinois, the Chicago Train Map Tattoo is an actual mini representation of the transit lines in this particular city. The beauty of getting them tatted on his arm not only lies in him showing his love for his hometown, but also in how it creates a link between him and his other fellow Chicagoans.

When strutting down a street in Chicago or, better yet, a different city all together, the Chicago Train Map Tattoo will be easily and immediately recognizable by other Chicago natives.
Trend Themes
1. City Pride Tattoos - People getting tattoos that represent their love and connection to their hometown.
2. Map Tattoos - Tattoos that feature maps of specific locations or transit routes.
3. Community-building Tattoos - Tattoos that create a sense of connection and belonging within specific communities.
Industry Implications
1. Tattoo Industry - Opportunity for tattoo artists to specialize in location-specific tattoos and create a sense of community among clients.
2. Tourism Industry - Opportunity to offer tourists map tattoos of the city they are visiting as a unique and memorable souvenir.
3. Music and Sports Industry - Opportunity for musicians and athletes to show their love for their hometown by getting location-specific tattoos and building a stronger connection with their fans.
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