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Chris Reed reimagines Los Angeles freeway as vibrant, eco-smart park


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Associate professor in practice of landscape architecture Chris Reed and his firm, Stoss Landscape Urbanism, have received praise for a proposal that re-imagines a mile-long stretch of Los Angeles freeway as a vibrant, eco-sensitive public space.

The subject of Reed’s proposal is the southwest spur of Southern California’s 2 Freeway, which he re-envisions as not only a pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly public space, but an engine for environmental, economic, and cultural betterment. The proposal suggests this sort of approach could inspire similar reconsideration of freeways and highways throughout the region.

Read more at The L.A. Times


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