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Elizabeth MacDonald

Elizabeth Macdonald is Assistant Professor in Urban Design at the University of California, Berkeley.

Titles by This Author

History, Evolution, Design of Multiway Boulevards

First built in Europe and grandly imported to the United States in the mid-nineteenth century, the classic multiway boulevard has been in decline for many years, victim of a narrowly focused approach to street design that views unencumbered vehicular traffic flow as the highest priority. The American preoccupation with destination and speed has made multiway boulevards increasingly rare as artifacts of the urban landscape.