The Northern Avenue Bridge in Boston’s Fort Point Channel is a deteriorating hulk of steel that closed two years ago due to safety concerns. But alumnus Robert Barella wants to bring the bridge back to life—turning it into a park with live performances and floating islands. The concept earned him the top prize in the Northern Avenue Bridge Ideas competition. “It’s a real honor to win this award,” Robert said. “I’m fresh out of school and was competing against professional teams of engineers and architects.” Although...
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