Architectural Archives

Posted April 18, 2019
  • Philadelphia Traffic Study, 1951-53

  • Philadelphia Traffic Study, 1951-53

  • Traffic Study Graphic, 1954

    Perspecta 2, Yale Architecture Journal

Louis Kahn's Plan for Philadelphia's Traffic

On WHYY’s podcast “The Why,” William Whitaker, Architectural Archives Curator, discusses Philadelphia architect Louis Kahn’s attempt to curb the city’s traffic in the 1950s. That plan was never implemented, but Whitaker says future cities may be able to learn from Kahn’s vision.  Listen to the podcast here