the frontage road








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The frontage road is a constantly evolving medium.
Each new turn of the journey is a chance for discovery and adventure.
Here are the new attractions... and the key to your map... take it and go!


About the road...






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a minor tangent
roadside attraction

A wayside stop... 'house of mystery' kind of place.
These are places to stop and explore... and perhaps send a postcard.



point of interest
point of interest

An excursion from the frontage road.
A short journey to one of these destinations...
can be the beginning of a whole new trip.



milepost
milepost

Milepost marker... use these reference points along the road.



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return access

Merge back onto the frontage road here!








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1.11.1999

it is a whole new year!
a momentary vignette
made an appearance as a
Yahoo Pick of the Year
for 1998!




9.26.1998

heavy traffic reported in August!
the Frontage Road and a momentary vignette
made appearances in
Metropolis
USA Today
Netscape
Yahoo
Yahoo Internet Life
Project Cool
as featured sites!




8.8.1998

the events continue
near milepost no. 31!
a momentary vignette...
one of the Exploratorium's
ten cool sites
for August 1998!





8.7.1998

hmmmmm...
the frontage road is
Windows Magazine
'Hot Spot of the Day'
for August 7, 1998!




7.1.1998

a regular event
near milepost no. 31!
a momentary vignette...
an almost daily look
at architecture,
design, and art!




6.4.1998

a new place
to explore before
reaching milepost no. 31...
carnegie hall.
huh?




5.23.1998

some new sights...
beyond milepost no. 23!
a brief tangent...
the world's only corn palace!
and a curio...
from Bilbao!




5.15.1998

the new drive-in entry...
to access the road!
new destinations are
appearing soon for pondering
architecture along the road!




4.29.1998

new asphalt...
the road has been reconstructed!
a new layout...
for future expansion...
to a never ending journey!
which way to go?




4.16.1998

a Project Cool Sighting!
geez...
four-star service from our crew!
view our service record!
soon approaching new diversions...
and perhaps a fork or two in the road!




4.13.1998

The aesthetic of Detroit...
a brief glimpse at industrial modernism...
the last leg of this journey beyond milepost no. 23!
there are some new minor tangents along the road!
the road is a long one... look for new directions soon!




3.28.1998

A winding journey up to Timberline Lodge...
the next curve beyond milepost no. 16!
recognition, awards, blah, blah, blah...
The frontage road service record!




3.13.1998

A postcard from the road...
and a new legend for more informed travel!




3.8.1998

The spirit and detail of C.R. Mackintosh...
a little past milepost no. 11!
travel information...
a place of whats new, how to get there, etc.!
road reports... an online message forum!




3.1.1998

Hugh Ferriss... place, power, and the human being...
right before milepost no. 3!
the first test drive of the frontage road!




2.13.1998

the transition begins...
'the frontage road'




12.5.1997

this is the beginning of the road...
partí
a journal exploring architecture,
design, and spirit of place!
milepost no. 0










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the bauhaus
antoni gaudi
american bungalows
the constructivists
r. buckminster fuller
eliel and eero saarinen
signage, neon, and the road
streamline modern







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