If there is such a thing :-)
The PSU Quarterly Journal on Urban Development (I got it by e-mail, I have not yet found a link) has an interesting article on underground, multi-block parking development (PDF, 1.9M). The virtues of this form of parking are:
- It’s underground and out of sight.
- It’s more efficient from both a floor-plate and construction cost point of view (especially with Portland’s 200 foot blocks.
- By aggregating supply for multiple land use types, the result is less overall parking because the peak demand periods are complementary.