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Leafy Green “Vine Line” Could Beautify NYC Highway with Vertical Gardens and Waterfalls

Posted By Yuka Yoneda On December 16, 2012 @ 8:30 am In Architecture,carousel showcase,gallery,New York City,Vertical Garden | No Comments

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Architect and New Yorker Laurence Tamaccio has come up with an interesting solution [1] to beautify the unsightly stretch of the West Side Highway that spans his neighborhood – blanketing it in a leafy green “Vine Line” [1]. His proposed solution would entail covering one side of the highway with a trellis system that could then be planted with air-cleaning ivy interspersed with sections of dramatic waterfalls [1]. Tamaccio has already created a presentation and petition for the plan, which he thinks could transform an eyesore into a beautiful focal point for the whole community.

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