This section is from the book "Practical Real Estate Methods For Broker, Operator & Owner", by Thirty Experts. Also available from Amazon: Practical Real Estate Methods for Broker, Operator, Owner.
The width of a street is determined in effect by the distance between the rows of trees which line its sides. This effect of width is greatly enhanced by planting the rows of trees on the building line instead of near the curb. It is difficult for one to realize how great is this difference until he sees two blocks in juxtaposition. This simple rule will give an ordinary sixty foot street the effect of a broad avenue.