A photo of the current conditions under the highway shows a dark, overgrown and litter-strewn area with long-abandoned railroad tracks and graffiti on the concrete.
Cut to renderings that depict a bustling, well-lit space with various seating areas and artistic sculptures hanging under the bridge. Railroad tracks have been replaced with a sidewalk, but graffiti is still visible.
Staff said inspiration for the design came from similar structures in Glasglow and Denmark.
Don’t get too excited, however. The project has not yet been funded and is at least six years away from implementation, Beltline staff said.
But for now, you can review the full presentation materials here. They include what could become of the Annie E. Casey site, the vertical connection at Confederate Avenue and the Reynoldstown Stage — a permanent performance area to be located on the Eastside Trail's southern extension near Memorial Drive.
A rendering showing what could become of part of the Beltline that runs under I-75/85 near University Avenue.
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