Visualizing the Footprint of Highways in American Cities

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Visualizing the Footprint of Highways in American Cities

Postby eburress » 28 Dec 2020 08:20

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Visualizing the Footprint of Highways in American Cities

Highways not only enabled a new era of connectivity, but also utterly changed the course of development in American cities. These animations [at the link below] show how highways reshaped the downtown cores of six American cities and provide background on the interstate highway system.

https://www.visualcapitalist.com/visual ... an-cities/

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Re: Visualizing the Footprint of Highways in American Cities

Postby Tnexster » 28 Dec 2020 09:40

Stunning view of the destruction, not just the physical buildings and history swept away but the social fabric of our cities as well.