A Little Green Goes A Long Way

St. Louis' Citygarden Sculpture Park is already being compared to NYC's High Line for its success in revitalizing a previously unused parcel of land.
November 19, 2009, 12pm PST | Alek Miller
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What was once known as the Gateway Mall was a strip of greenspace which was envisioned to run uninterrupted down the center of downtown, as the centerpiece of a grand double-boulevard that was part of the city's 1907 plan. Economic decline prevented the vision from being realized. Also like the High Line, Citygarden was decades in the making--and only made possible thanks to dedicated and visionary citizens who saw the 1.1-mile long plot of land as a place for potential urban intervention.

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Published on Wednesday, November 18, 2009 in Fast Company
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