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Seoul to Debut Its Own High Line
This week, the South Korean capital will open Seoullo 7017, a High Line-evoking pedestrian park built on a mile of elevated highway. Anna Fifield writes: "After it emerged from the Korean War, Seoul was rebuilt almost in the blink of an eye as South Korea began its transformation into an economic powerhouse. Starting in the 1960s, city planners ordered the construction of dozens of elevated highways to keep traffic flowing through the capital."