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theatlanticcities:

Looking for a parking spot in downtown Detroit? No problem. According to one local planner, nearly 40 percent of downtown is dedicated to parking.
Not surprisingly, the metro area has one of the lowest shares of workers who commute by public transit. Detroit also has the highest percentage of commuters who drive to work alone (84.2 percent).
Read: How Too Much Parking Strangled the Motor City
[Graphic: Rob Linn]

theatlanticcities:

Looking for a parking spot in downtown Detroit? No problem. According to one local planner, nearly 40 percent of downtown is dedicated to parking.

Not surprisingly, the metro area has one of the lowest shares of workers who commute by public transit. Detroit also has the highest percentage of commuters who drive to work alone (84.2 percent).

Read: How Too Much Parking Strangled the Motor City

[Graphic: Rob Linn]

(via humanscalecities)

calumet412:

Remnants of the Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park, 1905, Chicago
La Rabida (which still goes by the name) and replicas of Columbus’s three ships, the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria.
It also looks like there is a chap riding a recumbent bike.

calumet412:

Remnants of the Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park, 1905, Chicago

La Rabida (which still goes by the name) and replicas of Columbus’s three ships, the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria.

It also looks like there is a chap riding a recumbent bike.

calumet412:

Looking north along Noble from Thomas, 1942, Chicago.
The church on the left is Holy Trinity Polish Church. This area is virtually unrecognizable today. Noble is now closed to traffic, north of Milwaukee.
Use Google Streetview to find Holy Trinity and take a look.

calumet412:

Looking north along Noble from Thomas, 1942, Chicago.

The church on the left is Holy Trinity Polish Church. This area is virtually unrecognizable today. Noble is now closed to traffic, north of Milwaukee.

Use Google Streetview to find Holy Trinity and take a look.

calumet412:

The Chicago Beach Hotel, 51st and Cornell, 1921, Chicago

calumet412:

The Chicago Beach Hotel, 51st and Cornell, 1921, Chicago

calumet412:

Looking south to the Palmolive Building,Michigan Ave and Lake Shore Drive, 1939, Chicago.
Hedrich Blessing

calumet412:

Looking south to the Palmolive Building,Michigan Ave and Lake Shore Drive, 1939, Chicago.

Hedrich Blessing

calumet412:

Black Hawk Keith Magnuson graces the cover of Sports Illustrated during the 1970 NHL playoffs.
Boston would go on to defeat the St. Louis Blues for the Cup.
Let’s go Hawks!!!
via the Sports Illustrated Vault

What, Me Worry?

calumet412:

Black Hawk Keith Magnuson graces the cover of Sports Illustrated during the 1970 NHL playoffs.

Boston would go on to defeat the St. Louis Blues for the Cup.

Let’s go Hawks!!!

via the Sports Illustrated Vault

What, Me Worry?