Get this: Melbourne is building a park in the sky

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Get this: Melbourne is building a park in the sky

Melbourne is known for creating unusual, creative, community-focused spaces within our dense urban environment. Just consider how popular rooftop bars, converted tram restaurants, and artist-run alleyways are.

Other cultural cities around the world have been creating innovative, green community parks in elevated spaces for years now.  Osaka has the beautiful 8-level high Namba Parks complex (complete with waterfalls), New York City has the High Line, and Paris has the Promenade Plantée – both of which are built on old elevated rail lines.

Melbourne will be joining the elevated park trend with a new development directly across from Southern Cross Station in the CBD.  City workers will have the ability to re-charge in the new green space or work outside the office, to enhance their health…

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