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Author Topic: Franklin D. Roosevelt Parkway Proposal - 1940s (New York)  (Read 3371 times)

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Franklin D. Roosevelt Parkway Proposal - 1940s (New York)
« on: January 03, 2021, 09:36:49 PM »

You could say that FDR was a bit of an armchair highway engineer. Upon reading a newspaper article in 1939, he started a proposal for a parkway to be built from the Taconic State Parkway to the then-future FDR Museum and Library in Hyde Park, New York. The proposed parkway was discussed between New York State and the federal government in 1940 and 1945.

Read more about this proposed parkway at:
https://www.gribblenation.org/2021/01/franklin-d-roosevelt-parkway-proposal.html

 


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