Here's a fantastic slice of retrofuturism for you: a 1949 vision of a weather-controlled city by British inventor Archibald Montgomery Low (1888-1956). We mostly remember him for his work on radio guidance systems, but he was also a great futurist.
According to the Smithsonian, Low saw this as the perfect means to keep New York City habitable. Let's read the original image caption:
If we look closer, we see people inside the great roof "busy controlling temperature, etc." Those are Low's own words, as referenced in the Smithsonian piece. I get the idea he hadn't worked out all the details yet. Let's look closer:
Man, there sure is a lot of junk in there...