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Elevated City Gardens.

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As part of a massive new transit center design, San Francisco will soon welcome a huge 5.4 acre elevated park. The Transbay Transit Center will house 12 transit systems and the city’s new high-speed rail terminus, but the green roof is the icing on the cake. The design, created by Pelli Clark Pelli Architecture, will reside in downtown San Francisco and is destined to become a new cultural center for the already-rich downtown area.

From raised bogs to raised gardens - we've come a long way.

Park/s in the Sky


About pfiddle

Fiddle teacher - mostly Irish trad. Fiddle, mandolin and concertina. Eco-warrior, won E.U. Green Flower Award for Eco Accommodation. Also Irish (Gold) GHA. Green Hospitality Award. Mad keen on self-build - especially straw-bale and cob. 55 with a full head of (slightly) graying hair. No tattoos or piercings. Fond of animals - but legally so. Fond of food - I eat nothing else. Vegetarian by choice, Irish by the grace of birth, Munster by force of (rugby) arms.

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