Gallery: Bay Line: A High Line Park for San Francisco’s Bay Bridge


San Francisco‘s Bay Bridge is currently undergoing a massive renovation as an aging section of the East Bay span is replaced with a new one, and the old conduit has fired up architects’ imaginations for new ways to use the soon-to-be abandoned space. Inspired by the success of New York’s recently opened High Line Park, Rael San Fratello Architects haver proposed a hanging neighborhood and sky park complete with 1.92 miles of bicycle paths, climbing walls, gardens, and meadows.

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  1. ohmanger October 10, 2009 at 1:09 pm

    I like the idea of the recreational outdoors feel (bike lanes, tennis courts and climbing walls) but the rest looks a bit complex to just add on top (or below) the current structure. Also what about tall boats?

  2. Ann Tag October 9, 2009 at 1:19 am

    yeah, because decommissioning the bridge for motorists’ safety means, “yeah let’s keep using it.” ahhh, architects with idle time, you gotta love them.

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