The Future! Dining on an overpass! How modern! "Beautiful place to eat," Hazel wrote on the back of the card. Indeed it is; We should have these places every 60 miles on every freeway.

Pictures like this tell you why modernism had such a long run in America - who wouldn't want to live in a future that looked like this? Great cars, spacious roads, and see-through restaurants.

This might be the only postcard on this site drawn by someone with art in the Metropolitan Museum, the Smithsonian, and other venerable locales. Charles Banks Wilson.