Elevated Walkway

City by the Bay

What Mistaken Urban Design Assumptions Can Teach Us

When writing city plans, past planners in San Francisco got some things just right—and some very wrong.

January 25, 2022 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Chicago Financial District Doesn't Need a N.Y.C. High Line

An elevated walkway along Chicago’s LaSalle Street would not foster the vibrant street life that proponents envision.

January 15, 2020 - Chicago Tribune

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