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Los Angeles Fantasy Rail Maps

Postby lpetrich » Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:57 am

Maps Juxtapose L.A. Transit in 1926 and What It Could Look Like 102 Years Later Shows graphics designer Jake Berman's map of what LA Metro's Resource Information | Twenty-Eight by ‘28 Initiative would yield if fully implemented.

He had earlier created a 2040 fantasy map of LA rail lines: The Progress of Public Transportation in Los Angeles: 1990 Vs. 2040 Los Angeles Magazine The LA Metro's research library has a copy: subwaymaps: Los Angeles 2040. Includes all of LA...

My first link also links to a map that he made of the LA Pacific Electric system back in 1926, and LA's freeways today, done in the same style.

I've found a map by Nick Andert at Map: A potential 2040 Los Angeles Metro subway system map | 89.3 KPCC

Jake Berman's art page: Fifty-Three Studio. It has Retro Maps – Fifty-Three Studio -- past systems and past proposals - Modern Maps – Fifty-Three Studio - present-day maps - Speculative Maps – Fifty-Three Studio - possible future ones.
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