Highway of Tomorrow?

An overhead view of the Bayshore Freeway and the Third Avenue overpass in San Mateo in 1954.

Check out the recent San Francisco Chronicle article “When the Bayshore Freeway was the Bay Area’s ‘Highway of Tomorrow’.”

The article looks back at the San Francisco Bay Area community’s mixed response to the opening of a newfangled freeway in 1947/48.

~Thanks to Asha W. Agrawal for this post

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