Skyway Reuse

21 Oct

Ran Webber on his alternative to tearing the Skyway down:


2 Responses to “Skyway Reuse”

  1. David Grotke October 23, 2009 at 11:09 am #

    Ran Webber is a friend of mine. When he first proposed this project over a year ago I was impressed, but unsure that it would “fly” locally. Demolition seemed the option (albeit a traditional option) favored by local politicians and developers. However, the reuse of sections of the existing Skyway, savings from not demolishing it, the green design, and the potential architectural significance of this project have won me over. This is a place I would visit, and use myself, unlike the enormous big box Bass Pro store and parking garages that have no appeal.
    You can view a more complete presentation of this forward-looking plan at Ran’s website at


  1. Working With What’s There | Artvoice Daily - November 4, 2009

    […] Some local folks think it’s worth considering, before spending tens of millions of dollars to tear it down and stuff all the scrap into our already bulging […]

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