Los Angeles in 1946 – The Elevated City of Tomorrow

In the name of traffic relief for the business district of Los Angeles in 1946, the Plant Engineering Company submitted an idea to remove all street-level sidewalks and move them up to the second-story of buildings. The official report was named "Suggested Down Town Traffic Solution Program" and the pitch included some of the following advantages: "Pedestrians are taken off the stre... Read More »