Seattle design covers ugly highway with an elevated park and affordable housing
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Back in 1962, Interstate 5 cut through the heart of Seattle, essentially splitting the city in half. Now, local architects, Patano Studio Architecture are hoping to rectify the situation by "capping" Interstate 5 with a two-mile-long park with pedestrian paths and bike lanes. The plan would create more green space to the area as well as reducing the noise level and pollution that the area is currently known for. "This space is just so underutilized," says architect Christopher Patano,...