Mortal Sins Of Urban Planning

That stone thing crossing the river is one of the most famous historical constructions in Japan, immortalized in countless woodblock prints, haiku and works of literary genius.

That stone thing crossing the river is one of the most famous historical constructions in Japan, immortalized in countless woodblock prints, haiku and works of literary genius.

So, can you even believe this?

If someone came to Sister Jonelle’s Confessional and admitted that they’d OKed building a honkin’ big expressway right over the Nihonbashi Bridge, I’d pretty much tell them that it’s unlikely they’ll live long enough to say the number of Hail Marys necessary to atone for this grievous sin. Even Our Lady Of Rude Kustoms does not approve of this jaw-dropping example of urban planning failitude.

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