The Best View In Boston?
"An urban design consultant and lecturer at Boston University wants to turn about five blocks of the elevated roadway into a pedestrian and photographer's promenade, roughly between Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Rowes Wharf... The mile-long Central Artery, built from 1950 to 1956 as a "highway in the sky" to energize economically sagging Boston, is being dismantled at a cost of $60 million. Consultants, designers, neighborhood groups, and city and state officials, meanwhile, are making plans for transforming the 30-acre ribbon of open space that will be left when the artery is gone. But none of them envision leaving the artery standing."
Thanks to Chris Steins