Cook County Launches Beta Version of CookViewer 3.0: Enhanced Mobile Experience, Spanish Language Support and Expanded Features

The Cook County Bureau of Technology's Geographic Information Systems (GIS) division is proud to announce the launch of the beta version of CookViewer 3.0, the latest iteration of the County's premier property information tool. This release marks a significant milestone in providing enhanced accessibility, expanded language support and enriched features for users across Cook County and beyond.

One of the key highlights of CookViewer 3.0 is its greatly improved mobile experience, making property information more accessible and user-friendly on smartphones and tablets. With a focus on responsiveness and ease of navigation, users can now seamlessly access property details and interactive maps on the go.

Version 3.0 also introduces Spanish language support. This enhancement reflects Cook County's commitment to inclusivity and accessibility for all residents.

“According to the latest US Census figures, 21% of Cook County residents speak Spanish at home," said Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle. "By collecting resident feedback in both Spanish and English we are ensuring equitable access while also ensuring that this interactive map is as useful as possible for our five million residents."

CookViewer 3.0 also boasts historical imagery dating back to 1998, providing users with valuable insights into the evolution of properties and landscapes over time. This feature offers a unique perspective for researchers, real estate professionals and residents alike.

In addition to these advancements, the beta version of CookViewer introduces new capabilities for condominium property searches, including full PIN 14 search functionality. This enhancement empowers users to access comprehensive property details with precision and accuracy, further enriching their experience with the platform.

"We are thrilled to unveil the beta version of CookViewer 3.0 to get feedback from residents because it represents a significant step forward in providing accessible, user-friendly property information for the residents of Cook County," said Cook County Chief Information Officer Tom Lynch. "With enhanced mobile support, expanded language options, and innovative features, CookViewer continues to serve as an invaluable resource."

To explore the beta version and provide feedback, users are encouraged to visit and submit their comments through the form.

Since its inception in 2010, CookViewer has been instrumental in providing public access to property-related information, including property descriptions, assessments, and interactive maps. With Version 3.0, Cook County reaffirms its commitment to transparency, innovation, and serving the needs of its diverse community.


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