Cars and Architecture

Reporter Alex van Oss takes a tour of Rockville Pike in Maryland to discover how the automobile has influenced American architecture. This seemingly-typical suburban highway reveals the kinship between buildings, cars and the people who use them. It is the first in a series of NPR stories on the relationship between American society and its architecture.

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