Thinking Big

https://archive.org/details/americanairportd00lehi/page/48

For a 1929 airport design competition, H. Altvater of New York proposed a huge wheel of interlocking runways set atop a ring of skyscrapers.

The judges ruled it “beyond the expressed purpose of the competition” but noted that “it is quite possible that in the future some of the features considered objectionable today will prove entirely practical.”

By: Futility Closet
Via: Feedbin Starred Entries
Source: http://j.mp/2NMQReC

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