High energy interchanges or moments of intense intersection could be an interesting proposition for mute and desolate downtowns.  In Rochester’s case, we could begin to explore locations such as those shown in the previous post.  I’ve been looking at some Piranesi etchings of fantasy worlds and their interesting level of complexity both in physical connections of networkds and the overall atmosphere.  Could we create a hub where rail, car, bicycles and pedestrians weave at various levels of ground?  Other support spaces and programs would need to exist that would eventually begin to not only facilitate a dense point of activity, but also generate a desire to move back into the downtown.

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