<div class="child-page-listing">

  <h2>Our Locations</h2>

  <div class="grid-container">

    <article id="3685" class="location-listing">

      <a class="location-title" href="#">
					San Francisco						</a>

      <div class="location-image">
        <a href="#">
						<img width="300" height="169" src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/210284/san-fransisco-768x432.jpg" alt="san francisco">		</a>

      </div>

    </article>

    <article id="3688" class="location-listing">

      <a class="location-title" href="#">
					London						</a>

      <div class="location-image">
        <a href="#">
						<img width="300" height="169" src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/210284/london-768x432.jpg" alt="london">	</a>

      </div>

    </article>

    <article id="3691" class="location-listing">

      <a class="location-title" href="#">
					New York						</a>

      <div class="location-image">
        <a href="#">
						<img width="300" height="169" src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/210284/new-york-768x432.jpg" alt="new york">	</a>

      </div>

    </article>

    <article id="3694" class="location-listing">

      <a class="location-title" href="#">
					Cape Town						</a>

      <div class="location-image">
        <a href="#">
						<img width="300" height="169" src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/210284/cape-town-768x432.jpg" alt="cape town">	</a>

      </div>

    </article>

    <article id="3697" class="location-listing">

      <a class="location-title" href="#">
					Beijing						</a>

      <div class="location-image">
        <a href="#">
						<img width="300" height="169" src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/210284/beijing-768x432.jpg" alt="beijing">		</a>

      </div>

    </article>

    <article id="3700" class="location-listing">

      <a class="location-title" href="#">
					Paris						</a>

      <div class="location-image">
        <a href="#">
						<img width="300" height="169" src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/210284/paris-768x432.jpg" alt="paris">					
					</a>
      </div>

    </article>

  </div>
  <!-- end grid container -->

</div>
body {
  padding: 20px;
  font-family: sans-serif;
  background: #f2f2f2;
}
img {
  width: 100%; /* need to overwrite inline dimensions */
  height: auto;
}
h2 {
  margin-bottom: .5em;
}
.grid-container {
  display: grid;
  grid-template-columns: repeat(auto-fill, minmax(300px, 1fr));
  grid-gap: 1em;
}


/* hover styles */
.location-listing {
  position: relative;
}

.location-image {
  line-height: 0;
  overflow: hidden;
}

.location-image img {
  filter: blur(0px);
  transition: filter 0.3s ease-in;
  transform: scale(1.1);
}

.location-title {
  font-size: 1.5em;
  font-weight: bold;
  text-decoration: none;
  z-index: 1;
  position: absolute;
  height: 100%;
  width: 100%;
  top: 0;
  left: 0;
  opacity: 0;
  transition: opacity .5s;
  background: rgba(90,0,10,0.4);
  color: white;
  
  /* position the text in t’ middle*/
  display: flex;
  align-items: center;
  justify-content: center;
}

.location-listing:hover .location-title {
  opacity: 1;
}

.location-listing:hover .location-image img {
  filter: blur(2px);
}


/* for touch screen devices */
@media (hover: none) { 
  .location-title {
    opacity: 1;
  }
  .location-image img {
    filter: blur(2px);
  }
}

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