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Monday, March 9, 2009

Flashback Monday: Livin' the Dream

From the musty pages of the original Reston master plan, check out this artist's rendering of what "Reston's first villages" might look like, as envisioned by Whittlesey and Conklin, who are described as "city planners." (And what a cool job title that must have been to have while passing out business cards in the 1960s!)

Note how the mother and daughter are conspiratorially discussing when to raze the tree in the foreground, while oblivious Junior plays with some sort of bizarre wooden contraptions, wondering what happened to the tot lot.


  1. and that an invasive species creeping over the wall?

    Note: No color usage prevents accusations of UNAPPROVED COLORS.

  2. Best. Comment. Ever.


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