More than sewers, subways, and the other conduits of the modern city, bridges tend to nurture creator myths. No crossing is complete without a self-destructive genius, power-hungry planner, or mad colonel at its helm.
Scott Kratz, director of the 11th Street Bridge Park, a planned green crossing in southeast Washington, D.C., emphatically does not fit the mold. His single-minded pursuit during more than 400 meetings? Trying to hear what everyone else had to say. Read more.