An excerpt from the 1958 Disneyland TV Show episode entitled Magic Highway USA. In this last part of the show, an exploration into possible future Transportation technologies is made.
Theodore Dalrymple dissects some of the destructive tendencies of the modern architect Le Corbusier: Le Corbusier was to architecture what Pol Pot was to social reform. In one sense, he had less excuse for his activities than Pol Pot: for unlike the Cambodian, he possessed great talent, even genius. Unfortunately, he turned his gifts to […]
Calhoun Street in downtown Fort Wayne from Washington Boulevard to Berry Street was demolished, and rebuilt, and is now a two-way street. What do you think?
I’ve begun updating the Resources Page with a bunch of other books. Leave a comment with other suggestions I may have missed!
Produced and edited by Melissa Kiser of the Allen County Public Library.
What would Fort Wayne be like today if it had approved building an expressway back in the 1950s?
Hello! If you’re here because of being invited at the “Longing for the City” talk Wednesday night, welcome! I’ll post lists of recommended books and resources on this Web site as time permits. Plus, if you have recommendations, please leave a comment here. Thanks for coming!
“The special mark of the modern world is not that it is skeptical, but that it is dogmatic without knowing it.”
Quote by Eric O. Jacobsen: I believe that choosing to live in a neighbourhood that is mixed in income, mixed in use, and replete with inviting public spaces can be an important fundamental ethical decision. When we can walk from our home to the corner coffee shop or park with the realistic expectation of running […]
Do bike route signs matter?
If you don’t think so, check the 20 and counting comments on the Spaulding brothers’ Web site, What’s Going Down(town), where they posted the possible bike route sign that would be duplicated all over Fort Wayne.