Turning Infrastructure into Amenity

Jeffersonville, Indiana is proposing to turn a district with a bad flooding problem into a beautiful canal with a pedestrian promenade.
October 19, 2009, 6am PDT | Tim Halbur
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"'The fundamental purpose of the canal is to prevent storm water from mixing with the sewers,' says Jeffersonville communications director Larry Thomas. 'Instead of only solving one problem that we have to solve, we want to create more economic activity downtown.'

Mayor Galligan envisions a mix of privately developed shops, restaurants, and nightlife lining the canal to draw tourists."

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Published on Thursday, October 15, 2009 in The Architect's Newspaper
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