Central Government, Seoul Municipality, Seoul Metropolitan Government, Cultural Heritage Administration
Private Groups and Partnerships
Cheonggyecheon Research Group
Citizen Associations and Unions
Citizen’s Committee for Cheonggyecheon Restoration Project
Designers and Engineers
Seoul Development Institute urban design team, Dongmyung Eng, Daelim E&C
Close to 4,000 meetings were held with residents. A “Wall of Hope” program was developed to encourage involvement and resulted in 20,000 participants.
Removal of elevated highway concrete structure.
Daylighting of a previously covered urban stream.
Creation of an extensive new open space along the daylighted stream.
Creation of pedestrian amenities and recreational spaces (two plazas, eight thematic places).
Construction of 21 new bridges, reconnecting the urban fabric.