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Sustainabile Parking Lot debuts at Morris Arboretum

The Morris Arboretum’s permeable parking lot is being renewed and rededicated after 25 years of service.  The original parking lot used innovative and, for its time, unique construction techniques to create an asphalt surface that permitted water to sink right through the pavement and filter into the groundwater below.  The first of its kind, this innovative parking lot has won awards for engineering and design, been featured in national publications and regional educational videos, and is frequently visited by school students, university classes, engineers, architects and landscape architects from around the world. Read More