Thursday, July 3, 2014

Kevin Lynch’s Drive Through Boston, 1958


Urban planner Kevin Lynch (1918-1984) is best remembered for his influential book The Image of the City from 1960, a study of how people perceive and pilot the landscape of the city. HBI board member Henry Moss recently sent us this remarkable video drive through Boston in 1958. Besides the cars, has our city changed much? What do you think?

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