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Gulfgate Shopping Center and residential development along I-45, Houston, Texas, about 1960

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Gulfgate Shopping Center and residential development along I-45, Houston, Texas, about 1960
National Archives and Records Administration

IN CONTEXT

This object appears in the following sections:


On the Interstate:  I-10, 1956–1990
On the Interstate: I-10, 1956–1990 — Crawl and Sprawl

RELATED OBJECTS
Urban freeway aerial


Suburban sprawl aerial
Currently on display
Not a part of the official Smithsonian Collection
Physical Description
Photograph. Black and white aerial view of suburban Houston.
Details
Date Made:
about 1960
Locations:
Texas
History
The Interstate highways opened up new lands for development. Shopping centers and malls were designed to accomodate the automobile.

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