I was out walking the dog today when I saw some street work at 25th and Olive. In the exposed dirt you can see a little stream of clear spring water that has bubbled up after the concrete was removed.
I’m guessing that back in pioneer days the entire area was covered by natural springs and streams that ran through the forest. And now they probably just end up in the sewer system. So here’s a wild-ass idea: what if we turned a few east/west downhill streets into leafy green natural spaces with streams and walking trails?
There’d obviously be a lot of details to work out, such as maintaining access to properties and keeping through traffic on intersecting streets. What are your thoughts? Too radical?
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