Development of Parkways and Freeways

Professor Heidi Hohmann talked about the rise of automobiles and the creation of roads leading to and through parks, which became known as… read more

Professor Heidi Hohmann talked about the rise of automobiles and the creation of roads leading to and through parks, which became known as parkways, and how innovations made for those were later used in the development of America’s freeways. She highlighted the work of the Olmstead Firm and describes how many early parkways were imagined as aesthetic experiences, not just as roads between places. close

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Development of Parkways and Freeways

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Program ID:
406554-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Ames, Iowa, United States
First Aired:
Sep 02, 2016 | 7:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Nov 06, 2016 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Sep 02, 2016 | 7:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 02, 2016 | 11:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 02, 2016 | 3:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 02, 2016 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 02, 2016 | 11:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 03, 2016 | 3:44am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 29, 2016 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 30, 2016 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 06, 2016 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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