Gridiron plan

Gridiron plan

A town or city street layout based on a geometrical grid pattern, similar to the plan of old Savannah, GA.
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So here, in three parts, is the story of the gridiron plan of Birkenhead: extraordinary vision, curious survival, and potential renaissance.
Gridiron plans can accommodate the new imperatives, permeability and legibility, allied to high density and high design quality, Barcelona and Manhattan being excellent examples.