Wednesday, December 16, 2009

video: charley in new town (1948)

Absolutely brilliant 60 year old British cartoon about urban planning. Most interesting are the features they depict as most desirable: public gathering spaces, close distances, neighborhood social services, a civic center, and even lots of pubs. "If you can make a muck-up of things, you can put 'em right." Indeed!

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