Vintage Photographs of Early Colossal Vertical Parking Garages, 1920-1960

Freestanding 48 Car Elevator Parking Garage in Downtown Chicago’s business district, Built by the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company, 1936.

The rapid rise of automobiles at the turn of the 20th century presented an immediate problem: where to park all these vehicles roaming in the streets? Continue reading »

Pushkin All Over The Garages: Creative Vandalism

Author: “Today, in one of the courtyards of my city I have found an interesting form of vandalism.. Garages were covered with poems by Pushkin.” Continue reading »