Pamphlet Architecture 26

Pamphlet Architecture 26

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The thirteen projects take as their subject a site of contested transportation infrastructure--the Sheridan Expressway. By proposing new typologies for this site, these studies seek to mediate the spaces in the city where local and regional meet. Referencing the introduction of the modern parkway into the Bronx, the grading of the Central Park transverse roads, and other works that have redefined the relationship between parks and roads, author Jonathan Solomon suggests a system by which large projects might again be built in American cities.36: At-grade rights-of-way ofBronx Co., New York ... 8. See A Policy on Design of Urban Highways and Arterial Streets (Washington, DC: American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), 1973), 300-3. 9. ... invested extensive resources in studying a wide variety of possible solutions to the problems of the Buckner-Sheridan ... in Tight Formation Might Alleviate the Congestion Now Plaguing Urban Freeways, aquot; Scientific American, October 1997, 80-85.

Title:Pamphlet Architecture 26
Author: Jonathan D. Solomon
Publisher:Princeton Architectural Press - 2013-07-02


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