Birk's vision of both Heaven and Hell, employed a dystopian vision of highways and urban decay.
It's not like we have to go far to find examples in Salem.
|Refuse under the bridge at Riverfront Park|
No Third Bridge asks, "Will you stand up for Salem?"
|Stand up at Council - via N3B|
If you can't go, write your Councilor. You can find him or her here. Tell them we can't afford the cost and harm created by a giant bridge and highway. There are much better and much cheaper solutions available to the problems of connectivity across the river.
If you happen to be reading this for the first time and wonder why it's a big deal, for more on the River Crossing / Third Bridge see a summary critique and all breakfast blog notes tagged River Crossing. The No Third Bridge advocates also have lots of useful information.
Update from the Council meeting!
|Citizens and Suits from April 22nd's Meeting - via N3B|
Isn't this a great image!