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December 19, 2013 04:30PM
By Adam Pincus

John Harriss at right

John Harriss at right

From the December issue: A radical plan to ease vehicular and pedestrian travel in Manhattan — which included demolishing a dozen or more full city blocks — was proposed 91 years ago this month.

The plan would have created four “super-streets” running from the East to Hudson rivers, between 59th and Chambers streets. [more]