Gallery: Jardin Serge Gainsbourg: Paris’ New Urban Park Bridges a Highw...

 
How do you hide an unsightly highway while simultaneously bridging two neighborhoods together? Build a park on top of it of course! Jardin Serge Gainsbourg is a new urban park in Paris complete with gardens, a playground, ball courts, a bus stop, rainwater collection and plenty of recreation space. Designed by Territoires, the 24,000 square meter (roughly 6-acre) park is built on top of the ring road at the Porte des Lilas, where it connects the neighborhoods of Lilas and Pré Saint Gervais with pedestrian paths and bike routes.

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