April 30th in history:
The treaty authorizing the Louisiana Purchase was approved on April 30th, 1803. Exactly nine years later, on this date in 1812, Louisiana became the 18th state in the union. 92 more words
From fanciful flying cars to garden-covered rooftops, here’s a look at what designers have imagined for our cities—and how they’ve shaped our urban future.
In 1939, visitors stood in line for hours to see the Futurama exhibit at the New York World’s Fair, an incredibly detailed model imagining 1960s America. 544 more words