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Sunday, May 10, 2015 - 6:57pmFrom the 1890’s through the mid-20th century, Detroit was a city on the cutting edge of innovation and experimentation. From Henry Ford’s assembly line to the birthplace of Motown Sound, Detroit continues to thrive as it works to reinvent its urban realm.
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Sunday, February 1, 2015 - 6:31pmWallace J. Nichols' new book "Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do" provides inspiration for the 11th Street Bridge Park.
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Monday, January 19, 2015 - 12:32pmIf you google “11th Street Bridge Park” and “High Line” you’ll get 3.5 million hits. Really. The media has often compared our work transforming an old D.C. freeway into a new civic space to the elevated New York City park.
Sunday, January 11, 2015 - 6:33pmCapitol Hill's Cesar Chavez High School for Public Charter School for Public Policy designs prototype public art for the 11th Street Bridge Park.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 12:23pmWorking with the acoustic firm Cerami, we studied the bridge park noise conditions to provide a basis for the optimal design of the Park balancing more active areas with passive and quiet locations.
Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 11:45amLocated a few blocks from the future site of the 11th Street Bridge Park, students from the senior art class at Capitol Hill’s Cesar Chavez Public Charter School for Public Policy are developing prototype public art for our new civic space.
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Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 9:19pmThis past summer, students from the Southern Illinois University Carbondale architectural urban design class visited Washington, D.C.
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 8:54pm11th Street Bridge Park's Development and Community Outreach Officer, Irfana Jetha Noorani, tells us why she's excited to join the project.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 2:12pmTransitioning Outdated Infrastructure into the 21st Centuryby Joanna Kramer, 2014 Summer Intern
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Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 6:50pm11th Street Bridge Park volunteer and Fairlawn resident Marie J. Fritz travels to Chattanooga, TN and submits an article about the Walnut Street Bridge - another transformed piece of infrastructure into civic space.
“The first step in getting two sides to really enjoy each other is to get two sides to really understand each other. And this is the perfect opportunity in a wonderful, beautiful, recreational space.”