Freeway Park - A Closer Look

Freeway Park - A Closer Look

Freeway Park addressed environmental, aesthetic, and urban planning problems created when Interstate 5 cut through downtown neighborhoods.

Highway “Lid”Landscape architect Lawrence Halprin designed a “lid” over I-5 to create an oasis and a bridge. Landscape Innovations Landscape architect Lawrence Halprin innovated shallow-bed planting methods to allow trees and other plantings to flourish in a limited-depth environment on the “lid.”