All posts tagged “freeway

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The third Los Angeles

I just stumbled upon an interview with Christopher Hawthorne (architecture critic for the Los Angeles Times) talking about a “third Los Angeles.”  His argument is that the first Los Angeles ran from about 1880 to World War II, and was characterized by a form of… Read More

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The war on the car

In today’s post I’d like to focus on the second tweet I embedded in yesterday’s piece about downtown Toronto. Specifically, the fact that almost 75% of downtown residents walk, cycle, or take transit to work, leaving drivers firmly in the minority. For me, this then makes… Read More