Gallery: Students Show Ways to Revitalize San Francisco Freeway into a ...


How many times have we seen the pattern where a freeway – once the emblem of the futuristic city – has turned neighborhoods into bleak, inhuman environments? San Francisco, like many American cities, is under constant transformation and is attempting to make a more livable space out of increasingly precious land and resources. One of the city’s more interesting sections of transformation is the place where the Bay Bridge touches down and cleaves the downtown from the southern post-industrial neighborhoods. SWA Group‘s summer internship program gave 7 graduate students a chance to explore how to turn the freeway into a new “eco district” that plays a vital part in redeveloping the Central Corridor.

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