Garages have come a long way in the past 20 years or so. The simple shed-like garage which would have been once a common feature outside many homes has now been replaced with electrically controlled roller door garages with ample space and shelving.
To turn it up even a notch further, some people have invested in advanced garages which encompass lifts to carry their prized possession underground or in the case of sky garages, upwards. And of course, when we consider public car parks, we’re also seeing big advances in structure and technology, from APS to modular car parks. Undoubtedly, the common garage has come a long way.
Our infographic below brings you through the evolution of garages and parking systems. Find out when the word garage was included in the dictionary, when and where the first multi-storey car park was built or learn about some of the most modern garages ever invented.
If you enjoy cars or garages, then you will appreciate our interesting range of facts below. Our infographic reveals some of the most significant moment in garage/public parking history. Take the time to learn more about what some people today refer to as ‘the man cave’ in our intriguing infographic.