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Before & After> Baton Rouge Proposes an Ambitious Greenway Overhaul

Before & After> Baton Rouge Proposes an Ambitious Greenway Overhaul

 

How the greenway might look as it passes through Expressway Park.

 

As AN reported in our latest Southwest edition, Baton Rouge and New Orleans are gearing up for changes across their respective urban landscapes with two new master plans by landscape architecture firm Spackman Mossop Michaels. The firm has shared these before and after views of the proposed Baton Rouge Greenway, which provides “a vision for a greenway that connects City-Brooks Park near LSU’s campus on the south side of the city to the State Capitol grounds to the north, while stitching together adjoining neighborhoods and other smaller landscaped areas along the way” Slide back and forth to see existing conditions and SMM’s plans for the area and be sure to learn more about the projects in AN‘s news article.

 

How the greenway could enter the park at the terminus of North 7th Street.

 

Design concept street section through North 7th Street in Spanish Town.

 

The design option for the street section through North 7th Street.

 

The design option for the street section through North Boulevard.

 

A wider, straight path going down the median of North Boulevard.

 

How the greenway might look on this part of North 7th Street.

 

What the greenway would look like going down the median of East Boulevard.

A design option for the street section through East Boulevard.