Landscape Architecture Magazine: Feature on The 606 and The QueensWay

April 16th, 2015

Zach Mortice for Landscape Architecture Magazine writes about The 606, Chicago’s first elevated park, as a neighborhood connector and provider of green transportation. Mortice ties the boons of this linear park to The QueensWay:

“For a relatively new landscape typology, elevated rail parks suffer from no shortage of claims about what they can do for cities. Namely, they can renovated decaying infrastructure, add green space to dense urban areas, improve public health by offering more opportunity for exercise, and honor, rather than demolish historic industrial landscapes in neighborhoods under immense pressure to remove them…”

Read the full report here.