Vertical parking, This was an “elevator garage” in Chicago, 33 W. It held up to 48 cars. Workers simply drove into the elevator car, parked in their sky-high slots, then walked along the fire escape to their offices.
William Gedney Boy standing on washtub and drinking by kitchen sink. Kentucky, From William Gedney Photographs and Writings Duke University Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library. Let's not forget, it's not that long ago.