Watch: How the Chicago Riverwalk Project Will Transform the City

Sasaki Associates has produced a video about the under-construction Chicago Riverwalk. The lesson for all cities from the video, as well as the project: "If you can imagine it, you can built it."
September 3, 2014, 8am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"As construction crews continue to pull the Chicago Riverwalk farther into the city’s iconic waterway, Sasaki Associates has released a short documentary about the $100 million transformation," reports Henry Malach. Assocrding to Malach, the documentary is "worth a watch because what’s happening in Chicago is more than your typical 'reclaiming public space' type of story."

In fact, writes Malach, "the Riverwalk will have a seamless path that connects its distinct segments: the marina, the cove, the river theater, the water plaza, and the jetty. Collectively, the Riverwalk includes new seating, floating wetland gardens, piers, and a water plaza." 

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Published on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 in The Architect's Newspaper
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