Category Archives: John Reber

1944: They called it "Streamlining California"

1944; it was almost the end of WWII, and, John Reber, “the man who wanted to remodel San Francisco Bay,” revealed his plans for a 5-hour Military Highway and SuperFreeway Connecting San Francisco with Los Angeles. There are two crescents; … Continue reading

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Bay to Lake: A Failed 1940s Plan Would Have Turned

San Francisco Bay Into Two Lakes by June Morrall In the early 1940s Redwood City resident Francis G. Hutchinson attended a meeting that featured John Reber, “the man who wanted to remodel San Francisco Bay.” As Hutchinson listened closely, the … Continue reading

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