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"Big City" (1961)

An examination of shifting city infrastructures in Philadeliphia and Brasilia

An examination of shifting city infrastructures in Philadeliphia and Brasilia

MIT professor and architectural engineer John E. Burchard '23 accompanies the program host, Garry Moore, as they consider what the urban future holds: How and where we will live in 1980, twenty years in the future? They take Philadelphia and Brasilia as examples to illustrate how a city could be transformed. The hour-long program was filmed as part of the CBS Tomorrow series on the occasion of MIT's Centennial in 1961. Film to HD transfer courtesy of MIT 150. MIT Museum Collections.

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