This essay discusses Never Built Los Angeles and Unbuilt San Francisco, two exhibits that presented plans for neighborhoods, buildings, and transit infrastructure that were considered for each city but never built. It considers the similarities and differences that have spurred and hindered development in each city.
Counterfactual Constructions: What is is. What is not is possible.
Eve Bachrach is a writer, communications specialist, and managing editor of Boom. She has worked for the Los Angeles Review of Books, Curbed Los Angeles, Oxford University Press, and the British antipoverty organization War on Want.
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Eve Bachrach; Counterfactual Constructions: What is is. What is not is possible.. Boom 1 December 2013; 3 (4): 46–53. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.4.46
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