A writer teams up with the creators of 5 Every Day to turn a freeway overpass into an office space to change up "the coffee shop thing." But there was still limited seating and wifi, so other than the roar of traffic, it wasn't all that different.
Called the Bow Tie Yard, it would replace a warehouse and cap a stretch of green space along the river. "With the river being such a hot bed of activity ... having heavy heavy industrial seems antithetical," the architect says.
Local real estate mogul Morton La Kretz, owner of Crossroads of the World, offered to kick in much of the costs, but that was when the project was estimated to cost $5 million. Now the figure is at $13 million.