Leaves

Blog › Designing around Innerbelt

Blog

Designing around Innerbelt

Marc Lefkowitz  |  11/14/07 @ 4:45pm

Federal guidelines call for a two-percent set aside from each phase of the Innerbelt Project to pay for urban design aesthetics-usually add-ons to improve the look and feel on and around the highway. What are add-ons? ODOT gives some examples, including ornamental fencing, pedestrian lighting, public art, parks and connections to the Towpath Trail. Fine, but we would add a functional piece of art-a beautiful multi-use path on the bridge.

With an urban design budget of $13 million in phase one and a similar installment in phase two, we're looking at more than $20 million to invest in making the Innerbelt better looking and, just maybe, more accessible. How can we improve this area (pictured right) with that kind of investment? Read more.

  • Comments
    0
  • Print

Leave a comment »

Filter by RSS

Social media feed

  • Sign the petition to support the creation of an advanced energy fund in Cuyahoga County: http://t.co/J9SKsrjR7I
    14 days ago via Twitter
  • How finish cleaning up the Cuyahoga River? Hear US EPA's Chris Korleski respond to my question at the City Club: https://t.co/XhUQfWtWop
    16 days ago via Twitter
  • Mourning dove nest in my bedroom window. I rap on the glass to shoo it away. That bird will not move from its egg. Cooing at dawn.
    1 month ago via Twitter
Buildings of the future

Buildings of the future >

See videos from the Museum's amazing Building with Nature Symposium

Our water vision

Our water vision >

What does it mean to be sustainable with water in Northeast Ohio?

Help us create the future!

Help us create the future! >

Your donation helps GCBL bring fresh ideas to Northeast Ohio