Abandoned Train Infrastructure Becomes Amusement Park

The abandoned infrastructure for an inner-city rail project in Lima, Peru, has been adapted into a playful amusement park.
February 18, 2010, 8am PST | Nate Berg
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The park conversion was created by a group called Basurama, which has become well known for other urban interventions.

"It's one of Lima's most unusual spaces: a set of structures that were going to be the railways of an electric train. In 1986, the project was dropped and the construction was left as-it-was.

For years, these concrete columns and pass ways 'adorned' Lima's landscape with no purpose, until this February."

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Published on Wednesday, February 17, 2010 in Treehugger
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