Archive for December, 2007

GM’s car-dependant vision of 1960 at the 1939 World’s Fair. Much of this actually occurred thanks to GM’s massive influence after WWII. The ideas presented here, although somewhat whimsical, were a revolutionary change from standard transportation planning of the time. Las Vegas embodies much of the vision presented in these videos. posted by RetroRacer13 Of […]

UNLV Roundup


It has been quite a semester here at UNLV. In light of the Las Vegas Rodeo going on at the Thomas and Mack, here’s a visual roundup of how the campus has continued to evolve. The above photo is of the completed southern section of the new Moyer Student Union. The balloons were due to […]

About 20 students and local activists marched, chanted, and held signs to protest the planned domolition of Maude Frazier Hall last week. Audio: Mark Alden and President Ashley + some students at the protest

Now you’re probably wondering what a symphonic orchestra has to do with urban planning. Well plenty, the LV Philharmonic plays at the Ham Auditorium on the UNLV campus. It’s one element in how the university’s day and night roles can vary. Parking used up during the day by students are filled by concert goers at […]