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13 July 2020

Glass Walkways and Green Spaces: Designers Reimagine the Brooklyn Bridge Experience

Excerpted from the story in Wall Street Journal

Finalists in a competition to improve the crowded Brooklyn Bridge experience for pedestrians and cyclists are proposing a new glass walkway, “microforests” at either end and even car bans.

All six finalists, whittled from about 250 entries in a contest held by the New York City Council and urban-design nonprofit the Van Alen Institute, would turn the 19th-century thoroughfare into a space for culture, lingering and civic engagement.