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Oct262007

What We Are Coming To (1895)

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Wow! Hamilton nailed Las Vegas!

--Bonnach

October 26, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

Handy having a Brewery on top of your apartment building. I wonder if they have beer on tap?

October 27, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterSteve Massey

Malls are heading this way already. There's already a pre-school and a college in the one I go to, and there's word that hotels will follow. Can apartments be far behind?

What could be more tantalizing to investors than a city where you cannot escape consumerism?

October 27, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterBob

Hmm. The bank is rather a long way from most of the shops, someone built a school near the beer garden, and entering the police station from the outside appears to involve climbing onto the roof of the congressional building. So in urban planning terms it's quite believable.

October 27, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterRobert Seddon

Wow, that's actually pretty good. A lot of Chinese and Indian cities look just like it.

The only thing Hamilton has super-wrong is the museum with a poster of what is presumably supposed to be an exceptionally fat person outside it - weighing 350lbs. Sheesh, you'd have to double that at least before anyone would raise an eyebrow in 2007. Probably triple it. Especially in Las Vegas.

October 27, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterJicky

I wish we were this efficient...

October 28, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

Yet travel by horse & buggy is still the norm?

October 29, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterRaleighRob

Yet travel by horse & buggy is still the norm?
Well, what with Peak Oil and all, horse & buggy, coupled with electric trams and coal-powered trains and hypertight cities might be in our not so far future...

October 30, 2007 | Unregistered Commenterphonono

I LOVE this image.

November 7, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterMathieu

An arcology? Wow.

July 13, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAliasUndercover

I wish this future would have happened. :(

October 15, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterhellachella

I like how the Stock Exchange looks like a sewer culvert.

October 15, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterDan

Get this thing airborne, and it looks like it came from a Miyazaki fantasy film.

April 26, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDaisy

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