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Sightseeing Escalator in China - Use this to move pedestrians from Panther Island to Downtown/Sundance Square


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#1 BlueMound

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Posted 12 October 2016 - 06:24 PM

Idea on how pedestrians could move easily from Panther Island up to Downtown/Sundance Square

http://newatlas.com/...or-china/45870/

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Posted 14 October 2016 - 10:45 AM

A good idea, except that an escalator close to ground level might be difficult in light of the building obstructions along the way to Sundance Square Plaza.  I posted in the Forum awhile back an idea of one or more escalator-like "pedestrian arches" spanning downtown.  One end of each arch would be located at a peripheral site and the other end somewhere in the middle of downtown, maybe at Sundance Square Plaza.  These would serve as a people-mover, as a means of sightseeing from far above downtown, and as a signature statement.






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