Saturday, 16 January, 2021
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Capitol Hill Seattle Blog recently covered architect Christopher Patano's plan to put a "lid" on I-5 through a two-mile segment, alongside First Hill and Capitol Hill to create a linear park. It's an exciting idea. Obviously, it would be...
In yesterday's article, I went over some of the characteristics of I-5 in Downtown Seattle and offered some temporary solutions for mitigating the effects of the freeway. In this final installment, I will summarize my recommendations for each phase,...
Yesterday's article went over cost estimates and offered three freeway lid case studies across. In this third piece on lidding I-5, I will summarize a site analysis for Downtown Seattle and suggest interim solutions that could be used to...
Yesterday, I covered the need for lid parks in Downtown Seattle and what they should be used for. In this article, I look at (very rough) cost estimates for lids based on existing and proposed projects across the United States....
Amid Seattle's rapidly growing inner neighborhoods remains the urban scar of I-5, a massive concrete and steel ribbon that is the lasting legacy of 20th century transportation engineers. It helps move thousands of people and tons of freight every...