…All of these very basic infrastructures vanished as “modernization” took place. The interconnection of water systems to Pejompongan left thousands of household in Salemba, Menteng, and other central areas out of drinkable water. While the introduction of modern electricity washed out all of antique designed of gas street lights along Gajahmada streets. One who want to see how the street lights tower looks like could approach to the PT. PGN headquarter main building in Kota area. And not easily to forget is the trams. A very nice design trams that we ride in Boston, Brussel, Amsterdam is now a BIG DREAM in Jakarta. The “dream” we have lost in to the past.
Posted on January 15, 2012 by eddysatriya