Freeway Park, also known as Jim Ellis Freeway Park, is an urban park in Seattle, United States. It is the largest downtown public park in Seattle and it sits atop a section of Interstate 5. The Freeway Park connects the downtown of the city to the Washington State Convention Center and First Hill.
Lawrence Halprin and Angela Danadjieva designed the park and opened it to the public on July 4, 1976. The intention behind the design was to bring solutions to the urban planning problems and revitalize the look of the highway to make it look livelier. The park consists of a series of pathways and gathering spaces. There are also water features like fountains to distract people from the sound of passing cars and help them enjoy their time in the park. Green landscapes add a natural aesthetic to brutalist design as well.